Top 5 Drum & Bass labels?

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  1. alexan

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    question: Which ones you think are the top 5 Drum & Bass labels?
     
  2. valdez

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  3. dquinn09

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    get ready for the banter....

    To me, in no particular order:

    Hospital
    Good Looking
    Fokuz
    Soul:R / Signature
    Horizons

    Honorable mentions to shogun, integral and metalheadz
     
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    hahahah i laughed alot.
     
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    Shogun
    Critical
    Horizons

    The final 2 places are up for grabs and I'll have to think about it for a while
     
  6. NastyLimbCheat

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    ram
    hospital
    soulr
    metalheadz
    virus
     
  7. Radius

    Radius No Tuk Tuk Today

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    depends if you mean now or all time...

    All time woudl be

    Reinforced
    Moving Shadow
    V/Full Cycle/Philly
    Formation
    Metalheadz
    Ram
    Dread


    Right now....very hard to say, bearing in mind back in the day you would get EP's where every track was wicked, there was maybe one crap release per 20 releases if that, and record shopping was a bastid cos you wanted teh whole week's stock. ...but based on current output, consistancy, and generally phat trax...

    DNA
    Shogun
    Future Thinkin
    Signature
    Metalheadz
    Calypso
    Dread
     
  8. Alexi

    Alexi Drench Audio

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    Shogun - Top quality releases everytime
    Ram - Reponsible for most of the recent dancefloor smashers
    Hospital - Huge back catalogue and still going strong
    Metalheadz - Proves goldie knows what he's doing
    Ninja Tune - Not strictly DNB, but one of the most underated labels
     
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    Love ninja tunes and if you are on that flex then Stones Throw deserves a mention too.
     
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    At the murment:

    • Hospital
    • Shogun & SGN
    • Darkestral
    • Horizons
    • Critical
    in no particular order
     
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    ram - all round sound - user friendly
    critical - tech beats
    shogun - alix perez
     
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    1. Hospital
    2. Metalheadz
    3. RAM
    4. Soul:R
    5. Dunno...
     
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    Hospital
    RAM
    Shogun
    Metcalheadz
    Full Cylce
     
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    Its hard to only pick 5 really as there are so many wicked labels around that I wanna pay respect to. They all push the sounds that I really really enjoy. So off the top of my head the ones I always seem to buying from:

    Shogun
    Fokuz
    Critical
    Soul:R
    Horizons
    Signature
    Hospital
    Spearhead
    Commercial Suicide
    Nu Directions
    Quarantine
    C.I.A
     
  15. D-Tektiv

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    Yeah I can't narrow it down to 5 because of the different style labels offer, etc..but nice one on the choices that are some of my fav liquid labels...
     
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    DJ Photon 1/2 of LUNOS

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    use the search button records
     
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    ac I've been naughty, I'm banned

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    At the moment:

    Spearhead
    Shogun
    Critical
    Symmetry
    Fokuz
     
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    real playaz
    breakbeat kaos
    Audio zoo
    propaganda
    ganja recordings
    full cycle
     
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    Oh yeah how could I forget C.I.A. That would round out my top 5.

    I love marky's label Innerground, but they don't put out enough material. The stuff they do release is sick, though.

    I also can't wait until Makoto's label takes off. Sweet jazzy liquid goodness.
     
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    1.Metalheadz
    2.Shogun
    3.Critical
    4.Horizons
    5.Darkestral
     

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