Kmag's top 20 of 2011...

Discussion in 'Drum & Bass' started by jsmith89, Dec 23, 2011.

  1. jsmith89

    jsmith89 Hmph..... silly...

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  2. Elias

    Elias Member

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    what a pisstake, apart from a handful of tunes
     
  3. Mikkandro

    Mikkandro COPENHAGEN

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    No!, Program, Food Fight, Protection, Marka, Echoes, Cracker, Stomp, Androids, Lunar Bass? So many good tunes that needed a place..
     
  4. Teddy

    Teddy 60% Staff Member

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    i don't know where they get their ideas from

    dear kmag, top 20 should be:

    amoss - spectrum ep
    way of the warrior
    ritual / old heads
    prague connection ep
    marka
    editor
    mob justice
    sequence one ep
    telsa / seven segments
    stonehead ep
    silo / the enemy
    recipe book
    program
    inception ep
    invisible 004
    fortress vip
    no
    cloak and dagger
    panic girl - blue lights dbridge refix
    last chance saloon

    just fyi
     
  5. rysk

    rysk Part-time waster

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    bar a few, i don't think it's that bad of a selection. But what the fuck are flux and doctor p doing in the list???
     
  6. encounter

    encounter Well-Known Member

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    Each to their own of course but
    1. I have never heard that doctor p & flux pavillion track and I guess no one caring/interested in d&b had heard of it either...
    2. I mean economically/fuzz speaking where are tracks like Marka, Dreadnaught, (Any noisia), Garden Remix, Wilkinson? I mean I'm not into most of noisia's output bar invisible and their deeper tracks but seriously tracks like Program sold like shit, was on 1 everywhere? I didn't really like any wilko either but Overdose was on 1 for weeks!?

    Sigma - The Jungle on 1 or is it that doctor p track? Each to their own of course but this list is far away from what people bought / were hyped about.
     
  7. Demshy

    Demshy Active Member

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    No Dreadnaught?
     
  8. Teddy

    Teddy 60% Staff Member

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    nope. vastly over rated imo
     
  9. ThePapa

    ThePapa Suffragette City..

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    Wow! I was ready to be disappointed but it looks like kmag are moving closer to my tastes. Jungly sounding tunes used to get such a patronising response from dnb magazines not sure what's happened. I now feel less marginalised than I used to. Nice one jsmith...

    ---------- Post added at 23:07 ---------- Previous post was at 23:04 ----------

    And big up to Benny Page for stepping back into the arena! :lighter:
     
  10. herojuana

    herojuana hairy kuala

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    A lot of good tunes on that list, but there were a lot that imo were better than most on that list
     
  11. d-low

    d-low I know you got soul

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    yeah seriously tho - why is there a dubstep tune at number 20.. can someone explain that?
     
  12. DjTiesticles

    DjTiesticles Well-Known Member

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    Catsel Well-Known Dismember

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    this list is prob aimed at everyone

    proper dnb headz don't need lists and ranking.
     
  14. Labrat

    Labrat Active Member

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    what a joke. honestly all the big labels (ram, hospital, bbk, id almost add shogun) have had a fail year in general. its been all about the rise and domination of smaller labels.
    imo this years been huge for dnb but theyre is no doubt theyre are far too many big labels releasing the most boring generic drum n bass which is on par with dubstep for its un-inventiveness.
    thankfully some labels still stand for what drum n bass and jungle is all about, forward thinking experimental bass and sample heavy music
     
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    I was browsing some tracks and pressed play on two songs that i haven't had heard of and they were dubstep tracks? I don't think its hard to make diffrence between a dubstep and drum and bass track. It is a "drum and bass top20" right?
     
  16. Fallen.GeMiNi

    Fallen.GeMiNi 3rd rate banger merchant

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    It's odd. Needs more RAM (or at least different tunes) and definitely much more deep stuff. And some tunes in there are just pure joke. Anyways still better than their Top 10 D&B Producers of 2011, won by Camo & Krooked (and no Enei, Wilkinson or Optiv & BTK).
     
  17. Mikkandro

    Mikkandro COPENHAGEN

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    Lol each to their own, but Ram has smashed it this year for me.

    Ram 100 (Stomp, No Reality, Machine, Minus, Refuge)
    Protection / Ohrwurm
    Berlin / Hit the Ground
    Touch Me / Get Into It
    Every Time / Overdose
    Tonight / Pistol Whip
    Basher album (Androids, Transmission Xerox)
    Gatekeeper / Mission to Mars
    Nightlife EP 3 (Footloose, Lunar Bass, Onslaught)
    Creeper
    Brainstorm / Echoes

    Didn't even know it was possible to release so many good tunes in one year, but Ram did it. I know it is not all to all peoples tastes, but I don't think you can deny how massive that list is. Sure they released shit like the Delta Heavy single and the other half of the Fresh EP, but still. I only see Critical being up there with them.
     
  18. skankandbass

    skankandbass Active Member

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    Fuck this shit I'm gonna make my own top 10's with real tunes in it.
     
  19. Jwood27

    Jwood27 VICTIM

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  20. WhoSayReload?

    WhoSayReload? Well-Known Member

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    Food Fight
    Androids
    Electrostep
    Cracker
    Hot Spot
    Poon
    Stomp
    Protection

    etc. etc. the list goes on