Time for some history. We’re going back before Technique Recordings, before the team-up with Drumsound, even before drum ‘n’ bass existed as a genre. We’re going back to 1991, when Simon Bassline Smith made an indelible mark on the on the rave scene with his label Absolute 2. Those were the days when his imprint brought us the early work of soon-to-be-legends like Doc Scott and Nookie. Now, with newly remastered versions of some Absolute 2 classics, Mr Smith’s reminding us why he’s been big in the game since day. Continue reading
His undying passion, commitment and consistency, reinforced by steely focus and determination, has finally led to the release of Navigator’s debut album ‘Alignment’. Continue reading
Since Annix’s last release, Jungle Consumes Everything on Playaz in November last year, we’ve been sitting tight for the follow up. Enter The Dog Knows, a full on stomping EP packed with Drum & Bass gems. Continue reading
There can’t be many DnB emcees and vocalists who’ve written songs for Britney Spears, released tunes on Digital Soundboy, V Recordings and Technique, and toured with Wilkinson. In fact, there’s exactly one. Youngman. And now he’s back on Technique Recordings to push the art of vocal DnB a few notches further. Continue reading
The UK is bathing in sunshine. The festival season is on and everyone is thinking about their summer holidays.
So for that reason Beat Assassins are keeping it simple for their next release. No guest vocals or big name remixes. Just A straight up banger for the big rigs, open air parties & clubs. Continue reading
Himalia starts off where he finished with an incredibly accomplished new release with Pegdoll. His ability to tease out a groove that perfectly synchs with his collaborator’s remains a unique skill. Continue reading
UK based Nuphlo re-invents global dance and bass music. Nuphlo’s new album Digital Culture Clash oozes of breakbeat and Jungle and ambient references with his trademark contemporary bass twist. Crisp, slick and deep.
After they dropped ‘Hands of Time’ alongside the Wideboys earlier this year, RatPack – Legends of rave and masters of the old skool are back with their long awaited full length album, ‘The (co)LabRats’
Tim Healey is back with an unmissable club weapon of single to launch his new label.
Tyke’s been raking up the EP’s since signing exclusively to Playaz back in 2013 and number 6 doesn’t disappoint. They Must Come is raw underground Drum & Bass at its finest. Continue reading