Twisted Audio Podcast #4 – SpinFXPosted: Saturday, September 3rd, 2011
The Twisted Audio podcast is back with chapter 4 of the series featuring the badman SpinFX representing Melbourne town!
SpinFX is welll known for his amazing technical skills on the decks and this podcast is no different!
Armed with the heaviest DnB around this mix will get you bopping your heads and tapping your feet – brrrrrah!
1) SYNTAX, Joe – Signal Drop
2) Mutated Forms – Wastegash
3) Taxman – Thr33
4) DJ Shadow – Def Surrounds Us (Rockwell Remix)
5) Break – Something New
6) Ray Keith – Something Out There (Bladerunner Remix VIP)
7) Friction – Flip The Page
Jade feat. Rymetyme – Venom (Mindscape remix)
9) Heist – Talay Riley – Make You Mine (Heist Grimey Remix)
10) Emalkay – The World (Teebee Remix)
11) Noisia & Phace – Floating Zero (Icicle Remix)
12) Rockwell & Phace – No!
13) Hamilton – Brainstorm – Original Mix
14) Enei – Movin Fast – Original Mix
15) London Elektricity – U Gotta B Crazy (Enei Remix)
16) Potential Badboy – The Real
17) Ray Keith – The Chopper (Bladerunner remix)
18) Taktix – It’s The Way (Serum Remix)
19) Onmi Trio/Omni Trio – Renegade Snares (Bladerunner Remix)
20) Logistics – Gang Colours
21) Jade & Mindscape – Banshee (Dose Remix)
22) Survival & Silent Witness – Anty
23) Enei, Riya – No Fear feat. Riya – Original Mix
24) dRamatic, DB Audio – Revolution groove
25) The Terrorist – Sing Time (Serum Remix)
DJ Lickweed – No More Questions!Posted: Monday, August 22nd, 2011
Twisted Audio Podcast #3 – Cubist & RaiderPosted: Tuesday, August 9th, 2011
This month’s Twisted Audio podcast is brought to you by Colours Recordings’s own Cubist & DJ Raider bringing you the freshest Drum n Bass and some exclusive dubs from around the globe – Recorded live on Kiss FM!
Cubist – Purple Mornings – Dub
Marky & Makoto – Aquarius – Innerground
Mutated Forms & Netsky (Ft. Sofia Rubina) – Windows – Allsorts
Marky & Makoto – Yellow Shoes – Innerground
Interface (Ft. William Cartwright) – Truth Beyond – Clearskyz
Interface – Get Down – Clearskyz
Potential Badboy – Lock Em Off – Ganja
Cubist – I Know – Dub
Sly & Pasco (Ft. Fat Man D) – Beat Goes – Biological Beats
Cubist – Downside – Dub
Sly & Pasco – War – Biological Beats
Original Sin – Phantazam – Playaz
Manga – Lets Go Baby – Dub
Heist – Underworld – Charge
Turno – Dreams – Class A
Ed Solo & Deekline – Bad Bwoy – Jungle Cakes
Cubist – Wrong – Dub
Cubist – Hammertime – Dub
Tyke & Recipe – The Music Makers – Grid
Cubist – Freak With It – Dub
Cubist – Low Note – Dub
Paper Crows – Follow The Leader (Break Rmx) – Future Cut
Hamilton – Brain Storm – Ram
Noisia – Friendly Intentions – Vision
Lutin – Untitled Gully – 36 Hertz
Nolige – Ain’t No Stopping – Foundation X
Optiv & BTK – Get Ready – Dispatch
Mode – Mosiac – Exit
TC – Hold It Down – TC
Twisted Audio Present Micky Finn & MC Shabba D (Urban Takeover, UK)Posted: Monday, August 8th, 2011
Twisted Audio is Proud to Announce that the legendary Micky Finn & MC Shabba D will be gracing the shores of Australia this August!
It’s been a long time since this spectacular Drum n Bass duo has been to Melbourne and Twisted Audio has decided it’s time to bring them back!
13th of August, 10pm till Late @ Miss Libertine (34 Franklin st. Melbourne CBD)
Get your $20 pre-sale tickets – more on the door!
Hosted by: Dyzlexic CM
Visuals by: Dougstep
Micky Finn & MC Shabba D
Micky Finn started DJing in the late eighties and became well known with the advent of the Acid House movement in South London, he was a hugely influential figure as jungle/drum & bass developed as a genre – both as a DJ and label owner of the legendary Urban Takeover imprint.
MC Shabba is regarded as one of the best and most influential drum & bass MCs of all time, igniting the the crowd with his signature style and bringing the party vibes like no one else can!!
Many artists who have been around as long as Micky Finn & Shabba D lose their touch after so long on the game.. but these badmen are going stronger than ever, still smashing dancefloors all over the world with the the same energy and firepower that made them the true legends that they are.
DJ SS (Formation Records, UK) @ Miss Libertine – Photos are now up!Posted: Monday, July 11th, 2011
Twisted Audio & ACB present – Loadstar (RAM Records, UK)Posted: Monday, July 11th, 2011
Twisted Audio & ACB are proud to bring you the spectacular duo that has been taking over the international Drum n Bass scene in 2011 with their fresh sound and huge dancefloor anthems – LOADSTAR (Xample & Lomax – RAM Records, UK)
23rd of July – 10pm till 6am
Brown Alley – Corner of King and Lonsdale, Melbourne CBD
Barron Von Rotton
Hosted by: Dyzlexic CM
Visuals: Blue MD
LOADSTAR (RAM Records, UK)
Having grown up in Bristol, Xample has always been surrounded by the sounds of drum and bass and the love of this music lead to him buying his first set of turntables. After relocating to Liverpool, he teamed up with other local DJ/producers Sol and Futurebound and became a regular at nights around the North West, playing at some of the best nights in Manchester, Liverpool and Leeds. Around this time, Xample decided he wanted to try his hand at producing and before too long had notched up releases on labels such as Hard Leaders, Penny Black and L plates.
At the age Bristol based Gavin Harris aka Xample and Nick Hill aka Lomax got into music, the electronic scene was already thriving. After growing up to the sound of The Human League, Quincy Jones and Prince, they both followed with passion the rise to fame of The Prodigy, The Chemical Brothers and Daft Punk, yet their sound of choice was drum and bass, inspired by local hero Roni Size, LTJ Bukem’s atmospheric grooves, Dillinja’s brutal rhythms, Ed Rush and Optical’s cyber funk and John B’s dramatic soundscapes. Both were spotted as solo artists by Ram’s Record boss Andy C, one of the biggest Djs in the world, with an exceptional ear for new talents.
Xample started on their Frequency Offshoot for a couple of 12s, before graduating to Ram with the track ‘Heaven and Hell’, included on the Dimensions 3 EP and on Andy C’s Nightlife 3 mix in 2008. Following several releases on Critical and Bingo amongst others, and ‘Artisan’ for Bounce Records, hailed as one of the tunes of 2007, Lomax signed exclusively to Ram Records. His first release for the label, the ‘Faith Massive’ EP in May 2009 went straight to number 1 in the dance charts. Xample and Lomax had started working together in 2007. The combination of Xample’s raw dancefloor sound and Lomax experimental edge proved instantly lethal. Their heavily exposed debut ‘Lowdown/The Latter’ was released on Ram in spring 2007 and followed by the equally impressive ‘Contra/Keep Their Head Ringing’.
2010 was a pivotal year for Xample and Lomax. May saw the release of the ‘shamefully, powerfully, grippingly addictive’ (IDJ) ‘Remember’, backed by the lethal ‘Rushin’ Dragon’, showcasing the promising depth and variety of their joint talent. After a handful of singles getting them into A listers status, the duo started to work on a debut album, and comfort their partnership by choosing a specific name. So, for the release of the awesome ‘Link ToThe Past’ (‘A huge alien mammoth’ – DJ mag), they chose to be known as Loadstar. In late 2010, the single was voted ‘best single’ at the Drum & Bass Arena Awards, confirming their dominance of the underground.
As a highly sought after remix team, they reworked Example’s ‘Two Lives’ before giving Chase & Status’s top 10 ‘Blind Faith’ some serious dancefloor credentials earlier this year. Their version of Breakage’s ‘Fighting Fire’ is already tipped as one of the tunes of the year, and has been heavily championed by radio 1′s Annie Mac for whom they recently concocted an incredible Mash Hit, spectacularly tearing Jessie J’s hit ‘Price Tag’ to shreds. Loadstar have been spending the last few month on a mammoth DJ tour, joined by MC Texas and singer Ikay, to showcase their past, present and future anthems that will feature on their debut LP out in 2011.
It was previewed late March by a single, ‘Space Between’, where soft acoustic guitar and melodic vocals gave way to a vicious bass-led monster of a tune. Despite its uncompromising edge, the track invaded daytime airwaves and dancefloors alike. It was backed b y the timeless groove of the laidback ‘BLVD’, hailed in Mixmag as ‘A Ten Tonne Liquid Chonker’.
While remainging drum and bass’ dancefloors darlings Loadstar are developing into a formidable production team. 2011 promises to propel them into the same league as Ram stablemates Sub Focus and Chase and Status. Zane Lowe recently called them ‘superstars in the making’. Watch it happen.