• BnC Mix 044: Deft

    June 18, 2019 Peter Merritt

    The intersection of electronic music and dancefloor culture has long created an environment that nurtures DJ-able music over production intended for home listening. Electronic music lives in clubs, for better or for worse, and the current state of the industry forces most producers to make the bulk of their living from performances. They won’t get…

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  • BnC Mix 043: Crypticz

    June 4, 2019 Peter Merritt

    If you’ve been paying attention to the deeper side of “drum and bass adjacent” music at all for the past eight years, you’ve undoubtedly taken notice of the Bristol based, Papa Om Unit led, powerhouse of an imprint known as Cosmic Bridge.  This label has led the charge in the exploration of ethereal soundscapes, dubwise…

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  • BnC Mix 042: Slick Shoota

    May 14, 2019 Peter Merritt

    While footwork culture originated in Chicago and is still primarily being championed by Chicago producers, DJs, and dancers, international artists like Marius Mevold AKA Slick Shoota have also been instrumental in bringing the sound to a worldwide audience by incorporating elements of other genres like jungle, drum & bass, and grime. His high-octane hybrid club…

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  • BnC Mix 040: Murder He Wrote

    April 4, 2019 Peter Merritt

    Meet James Ongley AKA Murder He Wrote: self-proclaimed mystery writer and amateur detective by day, prodigal son of UK Funky by night. While we haven’t had the chance to research any of his investigative work or read any of his novels, his all-star status in the UK Funky community and beyond as a producer, DJ,…

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  • BnC Mix 039: Sinistarr

    March 13, 2019 Peter Merritt

    While most of his releases have been on UK DnB and bass music labels like Metalheadz, Exit Records, Hospital, and 20/20 LDN, Jeremy Howard AKA Sinistarr is unapologetically Detroit to the bone. His music fits in as comfortably at a Chicago ghetto-tech and juke party as it does at a Bristol jungle rave or LA…

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  • BnC Mix 038: Deejay Theory

    January 29, 2019 Peter Merritt

    When we think of the West Coast dancehall scene, a few names immediately come to mind, and Deejay Theory is always at the top of the list. A mainstay in the San Francisco Bay Area for over a decade as a DJ, promoter, and producer, Jake Krauth AKA Deejay Theory has put in more work for the…

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  • BnC Mix 037: A.Fruit

    January 22, 2019 Peter Merritt

    We’ve had our eye on Russian footwork prodigy Anna Fruit aka A.Fruit for a couple years now, from her early releases on Sequel One Records and Pixelord’s imprint Hyperboloid Records, to her recent heavier jungle and drum and bass inspired productions on Hospital Records’ Med School and the champion Irish label, Rua Sound. Currently residing…

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  • Wrapping Up 2018 With Jon1st: BnC (Mega)Mix 036

    December 18, 2018 Peter Merritt

    Jon1st is what some might refer to as a “DJ’s DJ.” He exists in that oh-so-rare middle ground between technical proficiency, phenomenal taste, musicality, subtlety, and flow that eludes so many DJ’s who fall into the “turntablist” category. His appreciation for unique sounds and equally unique approaches to performing and sharing those sounds creates the…

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  • BnC Mix 035: Barisone

    November 29, 2018 Mike Vincent

    Meet Barisone: a true tastemaker whose sets are almost as beloved as the man behind the music; and for good reason. Between his curation of the Wake the Town party series based in Portland, OR alongside local dons PRSN and Danny Corn, his status as a household name in the underground electronic music community up…

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  • BnC Mix 034: Hypho

    October 30, 2018 Peter Merritt

    While the worlds of techno and dubstep have traditionally existed on separate planes without much opportunity for overlap, the past several years have seen those universes collide and spawn a landscape of deep 130 bpm beats that draw from the analog, raw sounds of techno, the driving rhythmic structures of breaks and 4 on the…

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