I need a scene overview

Discussion in 'Drum & Bass' started by tringo, Dec 7, 2006.

  1. tringo

    tringo New Member

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    Hey everyone, I just heard my first drum and bass set and it blew my socks off, literally. I'm now walking around barefoot.

    I was just hoping some of the users here would be helpful enough to explain to me some of the big D'n'B Dj's right now. I'm more of a house guy so I know all the big songs and DJ's in house, but I'm really trying to get into some more Drum and Bass.

    I was also wondering about any big festivals which specialize in this type of music?

    Cheers

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    P.s. the set/Cd I heard was; Elisa do Brasil-So Massive
     
  2. Dustek

    Dustek Finished the PhD

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    Check out the link in my sig and go through the list of producers/djs there starting with "early pioneers". The article is a good initial start to dnb.

    Considering what you know and have heard, you might like to check out:
    Marky
    SUV
    LTJ Bukem (search this out - any set with MC Conrad)
    High Contrast (especially)
    Cyantific
    Shy Fx
    Roni Size
    Dj Zinc
    Paul B
    Nu Tone
    Logistics
    London Elektricity
    Jenna G

    I.e. liquid funk (yes that the name), jazzstep or jump up.

    The label you might want to check out the most is Hospital Records which started off as a house label.

    For now stay from anything that sounds inspired by science fiction, dark or nasty. That will come later.
     
  3. tringo

    tringo New Member

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    Thanks a lot. That article was really helpful.

    I get most of my music from fileMP3.org and I found some Logistics tracks there which I will check out.
     
  4. Dustek

    Dustek Finished the PhD

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    In that case I regret telling you.

    DO NOT PIRATE TRACKS.

    If you want to check the music out, get some sets from the mix section of this forum.
     
  5. ThomW

    ThomW Southsea In Full Effect

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    Check out breaksblog.biz

    Loads of sets to download from a wide variety of international DJs.