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New Drum & Bass Chart – 2.16.15

1st Shot

You literally could not escape the tsunami of red shit cascading from the shelves of every supermarket, department store and corner shop this Valentines. So as the coupled-up indulged in the cuddle this Saturday, others spent this day of romance spooning their sub-woofers instead – pants on, promise. Then, let's skip the silly shit and begin looking forward to spending money on something other than choccies, flowers and misguided underwear purchases - the almighty summer festivals for example!

Some sick lineups are beginning to spew forth, as each event attempts to outdo the next with their choice of artists,  unique stages and exotic locations. Here in the UK, some of the big boys are showcasing good dnb representation such as We Are Festival in Essex (May 30th/31st) and Parklife Weekender in Manchester (June 6th/7th) – the first of which is repping Hospo and the last of which, boasting the man Andy C and his tent of pleasures. That came out wrong., but swiftly moving on! You would be mad to miss out on some of the events the summer has planned for you so put down that teddybear, chuck the coin in the piggybank and burn off your excess energy running in a circle to the below instead. Goodbye Valentines - hello S.P.Y, Spor and many more (put that in your poetry pipe and smoke it!)

Check out the full playlist for the chart here.

Check the previous Drum & Bass chart right here.

"BRSTL Hardcore"

Yes S.P.Y again – and what! This track has created waves releasing on OWSLA’s (Skrillex owned) free-music imprint platform - Nest. There's 4 new tracks of the good stuff available, in celebration of Bristol, as a free download.

"As I Need You"
[Sotto Voce]

Bit of a ledge this man! Not a badly carved reputation for a guy with the last name Gooch! (I'm a 12 year old boy, sorry.) This track follows on from a sick Prodigy remix released a couple of weeks back - Spor's coming through with a new album 'Caligo' in March which is hotly anticipated and much hyped...I'll just leave you with this and you let me know how you get on.

"Jazz Club"
Document One
[Technique Recordings]

Loving the laidback vibes – this one is off the 15 Years of Technique Recordings album which is being put together by label owners, Drumsound & Bassline Smith .

"Move Faster"
[MTA Records]

Dimension is the shit. Whip Slap is caning the other tracks on the Beatport Drum & Bass 100 this week and there's another two tunes to choose from if that isn't your cup of tea...Move Faster is the only one I haven't jammed on about without further ado!

Tossed a mini-mix in for free because I'm a good 'un.

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Maybe I am feeling soppier than I thought – this starts off as lovely slow one, then begins to smash away with surprising energy. Guess you could probably have a tumble to it this Valentines Day, if so inclined.

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