INTRODUCING: Double HelixApril 30, 2013 | Jack Smith
Following on from his and debut release on new Austrian imprint Deep Field Audio, we caught up with Viennese native Double Helix to discuss his sound, the music that’s influenced it and production technique.
Tell us about yourself DH… how long … Read More
PROFILE: Protect AudioApril 25, 2013 | Jack Smith
To accompany the forthcoming release of their ‘Diffraction of Sound’ EP, we spoke to Protect Audio bossman Pete Callaghan to discuss the origin of the label, the highs and lows of label management and future beats.
Greetings Pete! Tell us … Read More
FIVE STEPS: BreakApril 16, 2013 | Jack Smith
After dropping a monumental VIP of one of 2012’s biggest tracks ‘Love So True’ on his own imprint Symmentry Recordings, Break has kindly taken the time (whilst on holiday! work hard, play hard…) to give us his Five Steps, from … Read More
Dub Phizix’s ‘Rainy City Music’April 6, 2013 | Jack Smith
To celebrate the release of Mise En Place Pt. 2 on Ingredients, we asked Dub Phizix to give us a selection of his favourite ‘Rainy City’ tracks. From the man himself, “Urban Essence asked me to choose five tunes which … Read More
FIVE STEPS: delPurr & EraserMarch 26, 2013 | Jack Smith
Following on from the success of their majestic debut release on BMTM, delPurr & Eraser kindly sat down with us to discuss their Five Steps, from the GTA 3 soundtrack and Dance eJay 2 through to “Fairytale” and beyond.
FIVE STEPS: Frederic RobinsonJanuary 31, 2013 | Jack Smith 1
In order to make yourself known in an already over-saturated scene it takes not only a unique, identifiable presence of sound, but also an outstanding level of technical prowess. Achieving this can take a solo producer a considerable amount of time, patience … Read More
FIVE STEPS: BungleJanuary 22, 2013 | Jack Smith
I don’t think I’m alone when I say the latest release from one of Brazil’s most accomplished artists on Soul:R is the finest of 2013 so far: both sides of the single as breathtaking beautiful and technically proficient as the other. A … Read More
FIVE STEPS: Phil TangentJanuary 16, 2013 | Jack Smith
After the success of his second single on Marcus Intalex’s Soul:R at the close of 2012 – ‘Restitution’ / ‘Squaring The Circle’ – we caught up with Phil Tangent, giving us his Five Steps from recording to cassette from PS1 to his … Read More
FIVE STEPS: JusticeDecember 11, 2012 | Jack Smith
Spearheading what we can now look back on as the early seeds of Jungle and Drum & Bass as separate from the musical aesthetics of the late 80s and early 90s, with releases on seminal labels such as Moving Shadow, Creative Wax, … Read More
FIVE STEPS: LynxDecember 11, 2012 | Jack Smith
With 2 stellar releases on Warm Comms and Soul:R within the space of a few weeks, Lynx has once again stepped into the fore following on from the Devil’s In The Detail LP release – one of the finest and most creative artist albums to have emerged from … Read More