DJ Bubbles

DJ Bubbles

Nathan sits down with the legendary DJ Bubbles to talk vinyl, Jazz and making love music. “Either you can moan and complain, or you can say, “Hey, here’s what we’re doing…” And blaze your own trail.” Bubbles is the kind of guy they had in mind when they coined the term O.G.; everything about him …Read More »

Art Bleek

New Release: Art Bleek – The Time

Record Label: Eevonext Recordings Release Date: September 2012 The Time will be released on Eevonext, a label with a focus on ‘elegant electronic music’. They have a longstanding relationship with Art Bleek, having put out his second album and several EPs. Of The Time, they say to keep an eye out for the “touches of …Read More »

Lime Sorbet 2

New Release: Lime Sorbet 2 – VA

Record Label: Eighth Dimension Records Release Date: 7 August 2012 Last year, German DJ and funky music producer Quincy Jointz concocted the first Lime Sorbet compilation, a diverse selection of beat-heavy tracks, encompassing elements of dub, breakbeat, jazz, Latin music, and down-and-dirty electronic funk. Now comes Quincy Jointz presents Lime Sorbet 2, once again spotlighting …Read More »

Interview: White Nite – Eclectica Done Right

White Nite. Ecletica Musica, the way you like it, put together the latest IDM Life Podcast. Aran Neidhardt, a Hip Hop veteran since the nineties and DJ who brings together the best in Beat music, Dubstep, Juke, Hip Hop and Garage in his sets and latest productions. We talk to him about his Marvel days, …Read More »

Labrinth

Labrinth to release latest album ‘Electronic Earth’ in March

Undoubtedly, one of the most exciting artists to emerge from the UK scene in recent years, Labrinth, releases his eagerly anticipated debut solo album, Electronic Earth, through Syco Records on 19th March. Born Timothy McKenzie, in just two short years, 22-year old Labrinth has become the trailblazing artist on everybody’s lips. The multi-talented musician debuted …Read More »

Interview: Ben Fonnix – Entertainment from the Soul

Ben Fonnix, a Joburg based high energy DJ and an Electronica power fuelled, producer who has been blazing up dance floors at major clubs in the Vaal, outdoor music festivals and high profile concerts nationwide. A self confessed Tech House, Minimal and Techno junkie he keeps things original by juggling the balancing act between diversifying …Read More »

Kode 9

Kode 9

Kode 9 is a somewhat of a legend and genre ‘main dog’ for anyone who considers themselves a Dubstep fan. Real name Steve Goodman born in Glasgow, Scotland, in his teens he traded in the chequered kilt for some turntables and beats with distinct Reggae, Hip hop, Jazz and Funk influences. He owns the largest, …Read More »

Interview: Hip Hop MC Youngsta

“I’ve seldom been told I can’t rap or that I’m bad at rap, and if anybody said that it’s either genuine hate or because his girlfriend keeps playing my music and he can’t stand it. I’ve learnt to accept the bad with the good. I can’t please everyone you know.” – Youngsta Well, the crowd …Read More »

jehova 7

EP Review: Michael J Sirois aka Jenova 7 – Volume One

Artist: Michael J Sirois aka Jenova 7 Title: Dusted Jazz: Volume One (EP) Record Label: Dusted Wax Kingdom Genre: Downtempo, Jazz, Hip Hop Instrumental Release Date: 19 October 2011 Track listing 1. Dark Water Jazz 2. Dusted Wax 3. Metamorphosis 4. A Touch Of Evil 5. Life Is Just A Ride While the familiar rhythms …Read More »

SAMAS

Genre categories refined for MTN SAMA 18

The MTN South African Music Awards is undergoing significant structural redesign ahead of the 18th edition of South Africa’s most prestigious and all-encompassing music awards event. As part of the ongoing evolution of the MTN SAMAs, the number of genre categories has been trimmed from close to 60 at MTN SAMA 17 to around 30 …Read More »