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Eli and Fur: a dynamic duo dedicated to making deeply melodic vocal house cuts...

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Laurence Guy drops his new EP via Monologues.

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Stream the full JACK Ü LP from Skrillex and Diplo

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Sunday headliners for Clapham Common
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Drum & bass supremo Icicle is dropping some ice-cold beats on to the streets...

AMINE EDGE & DANCE IN THE STUDIO

We take a peek at the studio set-up of 'G-house' dudes Amine Edge & DANCE...

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BEHIND THE SCENE: SWITCH SOUTHAMPTON

An old theatre turning on Southampton? DJ Mag flicks on the light...
Welcome to Earth EP - Freefall Collective - Supafrequency

Here's a tasty dub-fuelled four-tracker from the Bournemouth-based collective ahead of their forthcoming second album. 'Stay Calm' and 'Glow' are festival-friendly noisenik breaks, while title track 'Welcome to Earth' plumps for a 303-fuelled trip into moody dystopian territory. But the pick of the bunch is 'Protector', a powerhouse of rolling breakbeats, reggae keys and deep sub topped off with a firing vocal from the mighty MC Tenja.  

Gunpowder Plot/Hold Out - RadioKillaZ - RadioKillaz Recordings

Annie Nightingale favourites and all-round badboys RadioKillaZ drop yet another dose of junglistic 140bpm breakbeat, 'Gunpowder Plot' smashing through with darkcore Amens, paranoiac bass and a sample about government tyranny, while 'Never Go Back' plumps for sirens, fierce drum work and ravey keys, plus an amusing public safety announcement sample. Quality guaranteed as ever. 

Tension - Pyramid vs Colombo - Ruff N Fresh

Props here for pushing the breakbeat envelope, even if the results seem pretty far-out. Pyramid and Colombo give us an avant-garde blend of lilting grunge guitar and epic female vocals, as well as a superpowered piano and string-fuelled breakdown. The first drop plumps for a noisy barrage of bass over simple drum work, but the second suddenly pulls on its funky boots and starts dancing on the ceiling. Did the production duo — one from Spain, the other from London — take one half of the tune each? 

Distress Signal/Rewind - Dodge & Fuski - Disciple Recordings

A brostep torch song if there ever could be a thing. It’s a living, breathing monster of a dubstep track that’s been fed on sidechain potions and electrocuted with some sort of weather system-harnessed lighting bolts — ‘Distress Signal’ is an uncomplicatedly blunt instrument of bassy venom.  ‘Rewind’ is a little more subtle, channelling the old skool ways, which is much welcomed after the intensity of track A.