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Drum&BassArena Summer Selection 2014

on 16/07/2014 10:42:42

The wait is finally over and Summer Selection 2014 has landed! Over two CDs it features a strong-armed balance of big vocal tracks and more late-night-primed blends. With major names and exciting emerging talents, killer originals and big-league remixes, it represents all shades of the game with its eyes and ears fully focussed on the summer.

Featuring tracks from the likes of Chase & Status, Calibre, Andy C, Kove, S.P.Y, Hybrid Minds, Lenzman, Cyantific, Delta Heavy and many more, get your copy now! Available from our store, iTunes and Amazon.

Clima: Sketches of Spain

on 10/07/2014 23:52:49

We sat down with Spanish duo Clima for an intriguing chat about their Eleven Thirty One EP on Dust Audio & more! Check the blog.

Blocks & Escher: Mood Music

on 10/07/2014 23:47:07

We chat to Blocks & Escher about their release on Metalheadz this week, Moods/Razor. Check out the blog.

D&Brazil: Unreal

on 02/07/2014 17:49:00

Next in our D&Brazil series we caught up with Unreal to chat about his upcoming release with Pennygiles, Brazil’s love affair with drum & bass + more. Check out the blog.

5 Minutes With: Uncle Dugs

on 02/07/2014 17:44:48

We caught up with Uncle Dugs to chat about the origins of Ribena Jungle and what’s coming up next. Check out the blog.


on 26/06/2014 14:40:19

We’ve got 5 pairs of money-can’t-buy tickets up for grabs for you and a mate to experience an unforgettable event at XOYO in the heart of Shoreditch. Headlined by Sub Focus on the 3rd of July, the event is being held to launch Desperados Verde. Check out the blog to find out how to enter. Competition closes July 1st. 18+ only.


on 26/06/2014 13:04:33

We caught up with Enei to chat about the monster that is Goliath. Check out the blog.


on 26/06/2014 12:57:58

To celebrate the launch of our Drum&bassArena Summer Selection 2014 compilation we’re hosting a BBQ in the famous Ministry Of Sound Courtyard! And best of all… it’s totally free! 2 CD’s, 30 tracks, a wicked sound system, beer, sunshine, BBQ… what more do you need? Book your free tickets now!

The Risky Presents Future Sounds & Neonlight In The Mix (#273)

on 18/06/2014 16:20:45

The Risky showcases the latest in Drum & Bass. This week, new tracks from Uman & Vegas, Dom & Roland, Serum, Logistics, Chromatic & many more & more. Plus special guests Neonlight are in the mix on this weeks podcast!

TR Tactics: Proof that remix competitions…

on 09/06/2014 11:48:57

… can take you next level!
Massive big ups to TR Tactics: living evidence that entering remix competitions really do work when you’ve got the skills. Comes complete with an outrageously tight mix and details on this week’s release for Addictive Behaviour.
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Arkaik: Street Hustle

on 05/06/2014 17:01:20

We caught up with Arkaik to see what the Hustle EP is all about, and ended up with a slightly different interview… Just the way we like it! Check out the blog.

Arkaik: Street Hustle

on 05/06/2014 16:59:56

We caught up with Arkaik to see what the Hustle EP is all about, and ended up with a slightly different interview… Just the way we like it! Check out the blog.


on 04/06/2014 15:37:45

Want to win some EPIC goodies? Well here’s your chance! We’re giving away 3 bundles consisting of 2 Platinum tickets to this years Let It Roll Festival, along with a shirt, a USB stick already loaded with D&BA 2014 and some stickers!! What a way to kick off your summer!! First you have to answer this question: Where is Let It Roll Festival?
To enter email your answer to Good luck!


on 23/05/2014 20:14:45

In line with our 18th birthday celebrations we’re excited to announce that we’re hosting a stage at Let It Roll festival this year in the Czech Republic! Armed with a huge line up this will be quite the celebration! To get an idea of what you’re in for check out some highlights from last years festival. Book your tickets now and get ready for a festival experience of a lifetime!

The Risky Presents Future Sounds & The Upbeats In The Mix (#272)

on 21/05/2014 15:02:46

The Risky showcases the latest in Drum & Bass. This week, new tracks from Wilkinson, Friction, Break, Optiv & BTK, Enei & more. Plus a special guest mix from NZ duo The Upbeats, as their ‘Rituals’ EP drops for release.

Ant TC1: London Dispatch

on 13/05/2014 10:26:31

Since its humble beginnings in 2001 Dispatch Recordings have gone from strength to strength with an array of impressive releases. The label shows absolutely no signs of slowing down any time soon, and in just under a week they’ll be hosting their very first event at Plan B in Brixton, featuring Bailey, Ant TC1, DLR, SCAR, Amoss, Gerra & Stone, and special guest Icicle. We’ve scored an exclusive mix from Dispatch regulars Amoss! Check the ANTC1 interview and the mix on the blog.

Drum&BassArena 18th Birthday Bash!

on 12/05/2014 14:57:58

Yes! We can finally confirm our 18th birthday celebration bash… Hosted in joint force with legendary Bristol crew Run, we will be inviting the mighty likes of Noisia, Calyx & Teebee, Rockwell, DC Breaks, Mampi Swift, D*Minds, Foreign Concept, Neuropol and more for our massive anniversary session. What a line up! Make no mistakes: this is going to be huge. More details very very soon! Tickets on sale now! Early bird tickets are limited…

Xtrah: Headz Up

on 12/05/2014 11:26:37

Xtrah is from a unique batch of producers who manage to be expertly create underground and ‘big’ D&B all at once. With a little help from Mikal, today sees the release of ‘No Good / Directive’ via Metalheadz Platinum. No Good sounds fresh as you like, with the flip keeping it grimey. We caught up with Xtrah to talk collaborations, Metalheadz and more. Head to our blog for the full interview…

Quentin Hiatus: It’s Only LP

on 12/05/2014 11:23:04

Free Love Digi head honcho Quentin Hiatus’ releases his first album on the label; the genre bending ‘It’s Only LP’. Drawing on a variety of influences, the Arizona-based producer has conjured a truly intelligent display of the endless possibilities within the realms of drum & bass. We caught up with Quentin to see how the album came together, and whether ‘Hiatus’ really appears on his passport. Have a peep at the blog to see what he had to say for himself…

MC Fats: We Gotcha!

on 12/05/2014 11:16:20

On the eve of one of the most significant and talked about albums in D&B history, We Gotcha by the MC Fats Collective, we put it to D&B luminaries in and around We Gotcha to talk about Fats and the album. We spoke to A Sides, DJ Marky, Crissy Criss, Camo & Krooked, DJ Die, dBridge and more! Check out the blog to see what they had to say….























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