R&B flavoured drum & bass similar to Diary of A Digital Soundboy album?

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  1. Kolendo

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    Shy FX & T-Power's vibe on Diary of A Digital Soundboy is my favourite kind of drum & bass, also my favourite dnb LP! It's got that 90's/early 00's r&b vibe but heavy bass and incredible vocals. I've been searching for these kinds of tunes for YEARS with barely any luck. Looking for a similar vibe by other artists (I've already got Set It Off, not quite as good as their second album, but still).

    Anyone have suggestions? Lately I've been listening to sambass and this:
     
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    Check out Al Pack's soundcloud, he's good at stuff like this.
     
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    Potential Badboy?
     
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    Calibre?
     
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    easily one of the best uses of R&B vocal samples in modern Drum and Bass imo.
     
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    Was a free download back then, can upload it somewhere if you want.
     
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    Jenna G's album 'For Lost Friends'...
     
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    Also these two:



     
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    Loving his liquid funk, thanks for the link!

    YES, this is the vibe I'm looking for. Just checked out You're Mine with Yush. So good.

    Really? I've never actually been a huge Calibre fan, can you point me to some songs?

    Yeah I love Jenna G, do you know who produced this album?

    LOVE Makoto and Marky, I've got pretty much everything by them in my collection already. That second tune is beautiful though!!!
     
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    ScottyEightSix HUGE EARS > COMEDY CHIN

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    Anything by Benny Page around that time. Also Visionary.
     
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    producers listed here - http://www.discogs.com/Jenna-G-For-Lost-Friends/release/660913

    yeah cant say ive heard much by calibre in this style, except for this one



    few other random choons I can think of that might fit the bill...

    Nu:Tone - Seven Years
    Total Science ft. Jenna G - Kiss Chase
    Commix - How You Gonna Feel
    Roni Size ft. Beverly Knight - No More
    Mr Joseph ft. Kate White - Forever Weekend
     
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    Checkout Atlantic Connection's tunes from 8-10 years ago. Both his Dispatch release/s & the Westbay bits...
     
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    I thought diary was very heavily influenced by reggae music?

    I'd say visionary and benny page are your similar vein artists.