Drum & Bass Arena Nominees Announced

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  1. DjTiesticles

    DjTiesticles Well-Known Member

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    Pretty much as expected. Shame Friction isn't in the best newcomer DJ category as I thought he had that award nailed down

    A lot of Mefjus love this year. Why not just put him in every category?

    BEST DJ

    A.M.C
    Andy C
    Audio
    Camo & Krooked
    DJ Marky
    Friction
    Maduk
    Mefjus
    Noisia
    The Prototypes

    BEST PRODUCER
    Audio
    Billain
    Break
    Calibre
    Calyx & TeeBee
    Dimension
    Etherwood
    Maduk
    Mefjus
    Noisia

    BEST MC
    DRS
    Dynamite MC
    GQ
    Harry Shotta
    Linguistics
    MC Coppa
    MC Daxta
    MC Fava
    Mc Mota
    SP:MC
    Tempza

    BEST LABEL
    Blackout
    Critical
    Eatbrain
    Hospital Records
    Liquicity
    Metalheadz
    Ram Records
    Shogun Audio
    Spearhead Records
    Viper

    BEST VOCALIST
    Charlotte Haining
    Collette Warren
    Diane Charlemagne
    DRS
    Etherwood
    Eva lazarus
    Jenna G
    Riya
    Tali
    Tasha Baxter
    Veela

    BEST FESTIVAL
    Bestival
    Boomtown
    Glastonbury
    Let it roll
    Liquicity
    Outlook
    Pirate Station
    Sun and bass
    SW4
    Urban Art Forms

    BEST LIVE ACT
    Andy C
    Camo & krooked
    Chase and Status
    Icicle
    Netsky
    Noisia
    Riya
    Roni Size
    Rudimental
    Wilkinson

    BEST CLUB NIGHT
    Andy C All Night
    Blackout
    Eatbrain
    Fabric
    Hospitality
    Liquicity
    M&T
    Playaz
    RAM
    Shogun Audio
    Spearhead Presents

    BEST TRACK
    Noisia & The Upbeats – Dead Limit
    Riya ft. Dynamite MC, Villem & McLeod – Fear Bites
    Mefjus & InsideInfo ft. The Upbeats – Footpath
    Muzzy – Get Crazy
    Calyx & TeeBee – Long Gone
    The Prototypes ft. Mad Hed City – Pop It Off
    DRS ft. LSB & Tyler Daley – The View
    James Marvel ft. MC Mota – Way Of The Warrior
    Calyx & TeeBee – Where We Go (feat. Doctor)
    Dimension – Whip Slap

    BEST NEWCOMER DJ
    Bensley
    Cartoon
    Dimension
    Frankee
    Keeno
    M&T
    Maduk
    Mistanoize
    Muzzy
    Pythius

    BEST NEWCOMER PRODUCER
    Bensley
    Cartoon
    Dawn Wall
    Hyroglifics
    James Marvel
    Keeno
    Krakota
    Pythius
    Signal
    Signs

    BEST NEWCOMER MC
    Azza
    Kryptomedic
    MC Coppa
    MC Daxta
    MC Fava
    MC Loudly
    MC MVE
    MC seko
    MC skywalker
    Nuklear MC

    BEST REMIX
    Icicle ft. SP:MC – Dreadnaught (Phace Remix)
    Dub FX – Back To Basics (James Marvel & Hypoxia)
    Misun – Eli Eli (Maduk Remix)
    Wrong – Kings Of The City (Muzzy Remix)
    The Prodigy – Nasty (Spor Remix)
    Lenzman ft. Martyna Baker – Paper Faces (Ivy Lab Remix)
    Etherwood ft. Zara Kershaw – Souvenirs (Ulterior Motive Remix)
    Lenzman ft. Kevin King – Starz (LSB Remix)
    Ivy Lab – Sunday Crunk (Mefjus Remix)
    DJ S.K.T – Take Me Away (Andy C Remix)
    Icicle ft. Metropolis – The Edge (Black Sun Empire Remix)

    BEST VIDEO
    BCee – Come & Join Us
    Delta Heavy – Ghost
    Calyx & TeeBee – Long Gone
    Alix Perez – Losing You
    Lynx – Clap Track
    The Prototypes ft. Mad Hed City – Pop It Off
    Netsky ft. Digital Farm Animals – Rio
    Etherwood ft. Zara Kershaw – Souvenirs
    Mefjus – Suicide Bassline
    Calyx & TeeBee – Where We Go

    BEST ALBUM ARTIST
    Etherwood – Blue Leaves
    Spor – Caligo
    The Prototypes – City of Gold
    BCee – Come & Join Us
    Mefjus – Emulation
    DRS – Mid Mic Crisis
    June Miller – Robots & Romans
    DLR – Seeing Sounds
    Break – Simpler Times
    Riya – Sublimation
     
  2. Gloxxy

    Gloxxy I SNORT COAL

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    Invisible should have been on the Label shortlist. Soooooo many good tunes released this year.

    Critical need to win best label.
     
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  3. DeeGun

    DeeGun Church of Krust

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  4. Hurricos

    Hurricos Active Member

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    Who on earth is Cartoon?
     
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    same for Fava
    Same is for Fava.

    Also....is there anyone who liked the BSE rmx of "the edge"?
     
  6. Fallen.GeMiNi

    Fallen.GeMiNi 3rd rate banger merchant

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    Emulation the best LP of 2015. LOL.
     
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  7. Solace

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    Half of this is ablsolute rubbish. It's slowly become a vote contest as the dj mag shitlist
    Too bad... These awards could be very interesting to see everyones opinion
     
  8. elspectro29

    elspectro29 Taking applications for European green card wife

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    Didn't Frankee already win Best Newcomer DJ a couple years ago? Kinda defeats the purpose of it
     
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    Commander Well-Known Member

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    What a load of shit! First time ever i really couldn't care!
     
  10. Large Marge

    Large Marge garbage truck

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    Some shit that has been pushed by Liquicity

    Who's Muzzy tho, never ever heard about him/her/them?

    It has always been like that or at least the last couple years. it's a popularity contest and those that are biggest are the ones that will be winning, simple as.
    You'd need to replace the public vote with a jury that actually has a bit sense and knowledge. If not you'll have all the kids vote for anything that will be pushed by UKF/Liquicity/RAM/Hospital.
     
  12. Solace

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    Yea, definitely agree, but the problem is, who can judge, and be neutral? Everyone in the scene, is in the running...
     
  13. encounter

    encounter Well-Known Member

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    I believe there would be enough people that work behind the scene, most people probably wouldn't know, that could be neutral. Or you force them to vote outside their affiliation etc.
    Maybe not, I don't know but this way it's just meaningless really.
     
  14. evermind

    evermind Broken Symmetry

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    Bensley for hall of fame/lifetime achievement (y)
     
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    That... That sounds actually pretty good...
     
  16. elspectro29

    elspectro29 Taking applications for European green card wife

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    I filled my ballot out but I didn't "verify" or whatever they call it because it's pointless

    Best DJ: we all know Andy's going to win
    Best producer: Calibre (even though I think both LSB and Rene LaVice got snubbed)
    Best MC: DRS
    Best label: Spearhead (Soul:R got snubbed)
    Best vocalist: Riya
    Best festival/live act/club night: doesn't matter because I live 5000 miles away and the one act who was supposed to come here dropped out
    Best track: The View
    Best "newcomer" DJ: Frankee (he is a fine DJ, but I feel like highlighting the inanity of these newcomer awards)
    Best "newcomer" MC: Coppa (same reason)
    Best "newcomer" producer: Dawn Wall
    Best remix: Paper Faces (Ivy Lab Remix)
    Best video: Ghost (MY CHILDHOOD)
    Best album: Sublimation
     
  17. lug00ber

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    MonsterCat artist it would seem. Not exactly what I'd expect for a "track of the year".
     
  18. SteveR94

    SteveR94 RECORDING OMG STRONGLY

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    It's shocking that SpectraSoul got no love this year: the album was absolutely amazing and all the remixes they put out afterwards were gold.

    LSB should have also been nominated for best producer, he was on absolute fire this year.
     
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  19. Large Marge

    Large Marge garbage truck

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    not really my cuppa tea but I'm not bothered about that, its the fact it sounds exactly like a trillion other tunes which sound exactly like this. like dnb candyfloss, got no edge to it at all

    according to some youtube comments this is a return to his "old school" sound. jeez...

    this comment ftw
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  20. skyliner.dnb

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    This comment :fpalm: