He appeared seemingly out of no where back in 2014 with his first release on Celsius and followed it up with a steady outpouring of releases that showcased his unique sound. Melodic yet upbeat with an edge, Bert’s music can fit almost any dance floor. Other than his music, there’s not much known about this Russian producer. With his debut album “All About” set for release on Fokuz in the fall of 2017, we sat down with Bert to find out more about his story.
Representing a collaborative collective of immense DnB power, Fokuz Recordings’ founding father Dreazz aka Marco Grijsen is bringing his Rotterdam-based underground label to Bristol this June to launch a new night from Bristol DJ and longtime promoter Sam Hiscox. He’s already been involved with the brilliant Liquifyah collective for the past five years, and is hoping to continue to push ‘intelligent, forward-thinking drum and bass music’ with his new Threshold nights.
”Dutch label ‘Celsius Recordings’ are back again this month with not one but two solid offerings. Both skillfully executed as per and packing some serious heat. So much that I’m gonna give you time to cool down and dish them out one at a time (don’t worry, I wont keep you in suspense for too long!
”Satl has been on a mad mission lately… When he’s not smashing out heavenly collabs with the likes of Malaky, Kasper and more, appearing at events like Let It Roll or London’s Soul In Motion, the Polish producer is dropping lush releases like the Forward Thinking EP which has just landed on Fokuz Recordings.
”Exactly two weeks ago today UKF found itself in Prague at Beats Evolution Conference (BEC); the world’s very first conference dedicated to drum & bass.
The aim: to level the global playing field for all D&B artists of all nationalities, to create an inspiring, informative and encouraging environment for emerging, aspiring and dedicated artists, to share tips, ideas and plan for the future. A prominent proportion of the genre were present; with Let It Roll happening straight after BEC, it caught everyone in the right place at the right time.
”In Amsterdam-Noord mogen we (ik woon daar ook) best trots trots zijn op een van onze inwoners genaamd, Ernst Lanting. Ernst is dj en producer Edlan en ondanks dat hij pas 17 jaar is heeft al hij meerdere releases op zijn naam staan. Volgende maand dropt deze jongeman zijn eerste drum and bass release en wel ja meteen op Fokuz Recordings! Heel tof natuurlijk, maar wie is Edlan eigenlijk en wat drijft hem? Laten we daar maar eens snel achter komen.”
”Real life has been getting in the way of the important matter of blogging about D&B lately here at Dojo HQ, leaving us with a glut of worthy releases in need of coverage. Without further ado then, here are some of the finest new beats from the last few weeks courtesy of Redders, Straying Reality, Gancher & Ruin and more… Continue Reading