Inter-sperce

Twisted Audio Podcast #44 – Inter:Sperce

Posted: Friday, April 17th, 2015




Inter-sperce

This month’s podcast is brought to you by one of Melbourne’s finest up and coming DJs – Inter:sperce !

This time inter:sperce has carefully chosen some old and nu skool treats that range from the smooth and jazzy styles of DnB to the deep and dark rollers – Enjoy!

Download all the Twisted Audio podcast chapters & Subscribe to the Twisted Audio Podcast on iTunes

Make sure to catch Inter:Sperce Supporting Roni Size and Ulterior Motive on the 8th of May at the Railway Hotel

Tracklist:

Roni Size & Danny Bryd – Grit
Ulterior Motive – Tape Pack
-Roni Size – Snapshot
Delta Heavy – Turbine VIP
Audio – Combust
-Roni Size – Physical
Phace – Digital Diet
Fourward – Tingod
Ulterior Motive – Sideways
-Mefjus – Stutter
Document One – Jazz Club
-Ulterior Motive – Open Up
Roni Size – It’s Jazzy
-Roni Size – Hop Scotch
Lomax – Artisan VIP
Future Cut-Whiplash (Verb Remix)
Ish Chat – Specrasoul
Just Want You – Total Science
Enei & Emperor – Liberation
Ben – Spectrasoul
Gridlok & Prolix – Membrane
Break – Mood Swings
Lynx – Shimmy
Culture Shock – Protection
Andy C – Workout
-Calyx & Teebee – Skank
Peven Everett & Spectrasoul – Forsaken
Specrasoul – Reminiscense
DJ Marky & S.P.Y – Let It Be (Remix)

Icicle

BBA & Twisted Audio present Icicle, June Miller and Mind Vortex

Posted: Sunday, April 5th, 2015




Icicle

BBA & Twisted Audio combine forces to present one massive show featuring Icicle (NL, Shogun Audio), Mind Vortex (UK, Ram Records) & June Miller (NL, Ram Records)

ICICLE
MIND VORTEX
JUNE MILLER
SAFIRE
FINNA
LICKWEED
MONKEE

Roxanne Parlour, Friday April 17th

Icicle

Over a year since Icicle’s last visit to Australia & New Zealand, Jeroen Snik returns to our shores this April alongside his recently released and acclaimed album ‘Entropy’. Entropy delivered his most developed and ferocious music to date and without a doubt his next visit to Australia and New Zealand will show that Icicle has once again raised the bar – receiving much acclaim from top players in the scene and bass music lovers around the globe. This April, Icicle will play 6 shows across the South Pacific Including Melbourne, Perth, Adelaide, Auckland, Christchurch and Wellington from Friday 17th through to Sunday 26th April 2015

Mind Vortex

Sometimes all it takes is one tune. One tune and that’s it: your life will never be the same again. For schoolmates Laurie Carroll and Stefan Anfield is was Resonant Evil’s Renegade Hardware 2003 classic ‘Troubleshoot’. The second they heard those haunted chords and sneering, snarling bassline they knew drum & bass was going to be a major force in their life. The shamanic state it left them in even influenced their name: Mind Vortex.

Classically trained musicians, Laurie on the clarinet and saxophone, Stef on the piano, the pair both dropped out of their jazz bands the following day. Picking up old bits of hardware and whatever software they could afford, the duo spent the following six years chiselling their craft. Soaking up influences far and wide; soul, jazz, funk and classical were all added to the menu as the pair munched through music, digging deep to understand what made certain tracks so powerful and all the best hooks come with that tangible sense of magic.

2009: research and development over, they were confident they had a sound sharp enough to unleash. They wrote a wishlist of labels they wanted to work with. Ram was top of that list, so they picked up the phone.

The rest is D&B history! Ram instantly recognised Laurie and Stefan’s talents and, after a debut on Plush Recordings, signed them exclusively. ‘Now It’s Time’ and ‘Onslaught’ were the first signs of Mind Vortex’s presence on Ram. Debuted on Andy C’s critically acclaimed ‘Nightlife 5′ mix, they instantly reflected the duos understanding of the wider extremities of drum & bass science. While ‘Now It’s Time’ showed a knack for funky hooks and well executed vocal work, ‘Onslaught’ proved the pair had just as much knowledge of the darkside with its unrelenting bass texture and cunning sense of classical drama.

June Miller

Trace the very tendrils of drum & bass and you’ll hit hardcore. Acid house’s ugly little brother, its extremities resonated with a whole generation, boosting them with an energy and focus the dancefloor had never experienced before. Trace the very tendrils of June Miller and you’ll hit a wholly different type of hardcore… But a very similar story.

A transcontinental duo, Mark McCann and Bart van Dijk met under bizarre circumstances. Mark ran a small independent record label in the UK, Bart played guitar in a Dutch hardcore punk band Deluge. Neither of them knew of each other’s existence. One morning Mark received Deluge’s album ‘Spot In The Shadow’. Unsolicited, to this very day he still doesn’t know who sent the CD to him. Pressing play, the band’s uncompromising energy and attitude instantly inspired him. He picked
up the phone and organised a UK tour.

Extensive jaunts around Europe, during which Mark and Bart had formed an incurable alliance. Bonded by the fine balance of hardcore’s beauty and brutality, they started exploring other genres of music, eager to find the same unabated spirit they loved so much. It didn’t take long before they struck gold: drum & bass. The ruthless sound design, the unashamed drive and fiery tempered tempos; the switch came naturally.

Applying their musical knowledge and intuition to drum & bass they got to work, picking up production skills and learning the scene’s roots with the fever that initially united them. Within a year they felt confident enough to get their material out there. June Miller was born.

Hospitality

HOSPITALITY MELBOURNE feat. LONDON ELEKTRICITY, S.P.Y, METRIK, FRED V & GRAFIX, DYNAMITE MC

Posted: Sunday, March 22nd, 2015




Hospitality

Inhibit & Twisted Audio in conjunction with Hospital Records proudly present…

HOSPITALITY

feat.

London Elektricity
S.P.Y
Metrik
Fred V & Grafix

Hosted by Dynamite MC

The time has come back around to satisfy your D+B craving as Hospitality, the worldwide club event of top UK D+B imprint Hospital Records returns to Australia & New Zealand. Throughout March and April Fred V & Grafix, London Elektricity, Metrik, S.P.Y and Dynamite MC will be packing their suitcases and heading down under to a city near you. Hitting all the right spots from North to South of the Kiwi isles, Adelaide to Sydney and Perth to Melbourne.

// MELBOURNE
EASTER SUNDAY APRIL 5TH
@ 170 RUSSELL ST

Support:
Ekko & Sidetrack (Perth)
Monkee / Lickweed / Undefined

Tickets from www.170russell.com
Limited Early Birds on sale now for $35+bf

TICKETS AVAILABLE HERE

First up a duo who after the success of their debut album “Recognise”, have experienced a rapid rise to the top of the D+B table. Inspired by their love of live music this year Fred V & Grafix have shown an undisputed display of their polished production skills and creative musical flare. They’re fresh off the back of their eclectic remix album “Unrecognisable” (excuse the pun) featuring artists from either end of the D+B spectrum from Emperor to Frederic Robinson, Chords to Etherwood.

Joining them will be “Universal Language” curator Metrik. As seen with his debut Hospital LP, Metrik brings a distinctly diverse set of sounds to the forefront. He’s had huge support for his summer smasher “Want My Love” from BBC Radio 1’s Friction, amongst many others and there’s no sign of him slowing down.

Taking you “Back to Basics” straight after his prestigious Radio 1 Essential Mix, S.P.Y is heading over to take you through the deeper and a darker side of D+B. After a busy year of globetrotting and playing back-to-back festivals last summer you don’t want to miss out on the chance to catch the man of the moment.

Last but by no terms least, making a quick return to our side of the globe after his trip for NYE will be longstanding Hospital CEO and pioneering D+B mastermind London Elektricity. Always staying true to his vinyl roots and with well over a decade of mixing mastery under his belt he’s sure to never miss a beat.

Hosting throughout the tour and keeping you going ‘til the very end will be this year’s D&B Arena “Best MC” award winner Dynamite MC.

In their own flawless fashion, the Hospital squad will guarantee a night of clubbing like no other full of Hospital classics from the sunshine liquid rollers to the darkened details of D+B.

LONDON ELEKTRICITY
Web: www.londonelektricity.com
Facebook: www.facebook.com/londonelektricity
Twitter: www.twitter.com/londonelek

S.P.Y
Soundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/spydnb
Facebook: www.facebook.com/thespymusic
Twitter: www.twitter.com/SPYDNB

METRIK
Soundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/metrik
Facebook: www.facebook.com/metrikmusic
Twitter: www.twitter.com/metrikmusic

FRED V & GRAFIX
Soundcloud: www.soundcloud.com/fredvgrafix
Facebook: www.facebook.com/fredvgrafix
Twitter: www.twitter.com/fredvgrafix

Rubix

Twisted Audio Podcast #43 – Rubix

Posted: Monday, March 16th, 2015




Rubix

In this month;s podcast we have Rubix representing the soulful and liquid side of Drum n Bass full of old and new favourites!

Download all the Twisted Audio podcast chapters & Subscribe to the Twisted Audio Podcast on iTunes

Make sure to catch Rubix Supporting LTJ Bukem on March 20th at Brown Alley!

Tracklist:

1. I Don’t know why (Dabs Remix) – Eastcolours
2. They think that – Rido
3. Beyond Belief
4. Knights – like these – Malaky, Dynamic
5. Hustler – Paramount
6. The other side of the DnB Game (Erakah Badu Bootleg) – Unkown Artist
7. Graphene – Hybris & Quadrant
8. Dreaming – Mage
9. Like this – Sunny Crimera
10. Earthling – MSDOS
11. Atlantis (Marky & S.P.Y remix) – LTJ Bukem
12. See the Light – S.P.Y
13. Can’t Say No (Cyantific Re Mix) – Lomax & Bcee
14. Back to the Future – Rido
15. Gravitation – Hybris
16. Be There – Loadstar
17. Borealius – Quadrant
18. Horizon – Greyscale
19. Soon – Malaky
20. Keeper of the Sun – Villem & Mcloud
21. Forgotten – Release, Protone & Roy Green
22. Light in the Dark – Spectrasoul
23. Ventilation (Operon re mix) – Integer
24. Bonebreaker – Enei
25. Music (S.P.Y & Marky rework) – LTJ Bukem

ltj-1

Twisted Audio & New Grounds present LTJ Bukem (UK)

Posted: Sunday, March 15th, 2015




ltj-1

Twisted Audio & New Grounds proudly present

LTJ Bukem (Goodlooking Records / UK)

A true innovator and icon of Drum & Bass and Jungle music, prepare yourself for an intimate night dedicated to the man himself.

Friday 20th of March at @ Brown Alley (585 Lonsdale st. Melbourne CBD)

Support by:

C:1
Lickweed
Monkee
Deep Element
Rubix
MC Harzee

_______________________________________________________________________________________________

Bukem’s first introduction to music, like so many others, was through piano lessons as a child. Unlike many however, the young pianist turned out to possess a natural talent and he quickly moved through the piano grades. Classical music represented the soundtrack to his home life. Both parents having a passion for Rachmaninov and Tchaikovsky that rubbed off on their son. However it was when the family moved to Watford and Bukem changed music teachers that he developed his first true musical love. Thanks to a progressively minded teacher – Nigel Crouch – he was then introduced to the world of jazz fusion, a style which has informed his work ever since.

In 1990, LTJ Bukem got his first big break – at ‘Raindance’. Booked to play between 1 & 2 AM in front of 10,000 people, it was the first true test of this fledgling DJ’s skills. It may have taken all of his mates to push him onto the stage but it proved to be a set that he’ll never forget. From the first track he “ripped it up” and LTJ Bukem, the world class DJ was truly born.

Psyberpunks

Lickweed supports Hedflux (Luminus Music, UK)

Posted: Sunday, March 8th, 2015




Psyberpunks

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▅▅▅ ★ ★★ PSYBERPUNKS ★★ ★ ▅▅▅
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▅▅▅ ♫♫♫ Feat. HEDFLUX (UK) ♫♫♫ ▅▅▅
▅▅▅ ♫♫♫ & Penumbra (SYD) ♫♫♫ ▅▅▅
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✔ INDOOR STAGE WITH FUNKTION-ONE SOUND
✔ OUTDOOR STAGE WITH JBL SOUND
✔ INTERNATIONAL AND INTERSTATE ARTISTS
✔ LIVE VISUAL SHOW
✔ LIVE LASER SHOW

░░▒▓████► INTRO ◄████▓▒░░

Northern Lights & Contact High invite you to explore the infinite depths of the virtual world, by taking part in this musical journey leaded by the superstar PSY-BREAKS producer HEDFLUX, assisted by PENUMBRA, a new, extremely talented duo of producers from Sydney and all your favourite local tune operators.

░░▒▓████► TICKETS ◄████▓▒░░

ૐ 100 LIMITED EARLY BIRD – $15 ///// ONLY A FEW LEFT

Hard-Copy tickets still available at:
- Ministry of Style
A: 348-350 Brunswick Street, Fitzroy VIC 3065
P:(03) 9419 4952
- Email request at info@nlights.net
- PM to CONTACT HIGH
- PM to NORTHERN LIGHTS

ૐ ONLINE SECOND ROUND – $20+BF
Online tickets available for purchase at:

http://nlights.net/psyberpunks/tickets

ૐ DOOR – 25$

░░▒▓████► LINEUP ◄████▓▒░░

■ Hedflux (UK) – LUMINUS MUSIC
♫ [ https://soundcloud.com/hedflux ]
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Fusing the chunky rhythms of breaks with the hi-tech sonics of psychedelic trance, Hedflux has developed a distinctive new sound characterised by laser-precision engineering, liquid-tight grooves and a visceral, hypnotic energy.
Hedflux has released a series of ground-breaking tracks on Broken Robot Records, as well as remixes for labels such as Lot49, U&A, Enig’matik, Nano, Liquid, Aux, Scarcity, Digital Structures and more. In 2014 he launched his own platform Luminus Music with the aim of presenting non-standard multi-genre EPs from world-class psychedelic artists.

■ Penumbra (SYD) – ESF RECORDS
♫ [ https://soundcloud.com/penumbra-3 ]
☣☣☣
The point or area in which light and shade blend. The partially shaded outer region of the shadow cast by an opaque object. Live, Sydney based Full Power & Dark Psy-Trance Duo ♫ – Full on – Dark Psy – Chunk – ♫ Penumbra is the Psychedelic, Psy-Trance collaboration created by local Sydney artists Batz and Vertical Transport. This duo have joined forces to create an intense mind altering experience and to build a new breed of sound that defies all laws and knows no boundaries…

■ Lickweed – TWISTED AUDIO
♫ [ https://soundcloud.com/lickweed ]

■ Glacial – REPLICANT RECORDS
♫ [ https://soundcloud.com/glacialpsy ]

■ Megapixel – FOOL PROOF
♫ [ https://soundcloud.com/mega_pixel ]

■ Rayman DJ – CONTACT HIGH & NORTHERN LIGHTS
♫ [ https://soundcloud.com/rayman1 ]

■ Autopsy – KAOS KREW RECORDS
♫ [ https://soundcloud.com/autopsy-psy ]

■ TANK GRRL (FOOL PROOF)

■ AYANAMI

https://soundcloud.com/ayanami-psy

■ Stavrock – NORTHERN LIGHTS & W.P.P
♫ [ https://soundcloud.com/stavrock ]

■ ORB WEAVER – HIGHLY EVOLVED MUSIC
♫ [ https://soundcloud.com/sonas-project ]

■ BLUEPRINT – FRACTAL RECORDS
♫ [ https://soundcloud.com/blueprintfractalrecords ]

■ DIRGE
♫ [ https://soundcloud.com/psychonautz ]

■ Lomax Bangstar – NORTHERN LIGHTS & CONTACT HIGH
♫ [ https://soundcloud.com/lomax-bangstar ]

■ SOUL SPLITTER
♫ [ https://soundcloud.com/soul-splitter ]

■ Perceptor – AU
♫ [ http://www.mixcloud.com/PerceptorMusic ]

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