Issue 46 2012

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DRUM N BASS / DUBSTEP 41 7 Issue 46 / 2012 ALBUM OF THE MONTH SICK MUSIC 3 GUESTLIST RECOMMENDS RUDI ZYGADLO Spread across 2 discs, the 26 tracks include previously unheard remixes and additions from emerging artists. Opening with the instantly euphoric ���Major Happy��� from golden boys Fred V and Grafix, another huge sound is Optiv and CZA���s ���In too Deep���, packing a punchy bass line and ice cool vocals. Netsky is back on remix duties, reworking French dance sensation Madeon���s ���Finale���. Med School offers a pulsating and exciting release courtesy of Lung, and duo Technimatic add their trademark liquidicity and flow with ���The Golden Section���. My top track from High Contrast���s latest album ���Wish You Were Here��� is given the S.P.Y touch and Ad Gannon provides a heavy listen with ���Tank��� in Disc 2. Huge kudos to Muffler, whose outstanding ���Dribble��� is unleashed in an exclusive VIP. Alongside nabbing your copy today, the album will be given the full treatment at its launch on the 8th December. As part of ���Lovebox After Dark���, High Contrast, Total Science and S.P.Y amongst others will be playing at Fire, Vauxhall. EVENT REVIEW I CAN���T HOLD ON... NETSKY DELUXE The singer/songwriter and electronic magician will perform 10th December at the Sebright Arms. Rudi Zygadlo is known for turning dubstep upside-down. He did it with his first album, Great Western Laymen, released in 2010 which The Fader defined as: ���smart, weird pop songs built with big ideas and the kind of magpie ingenuity that is sometimes mistaken for mental illness���. The Glaswegian vocalist and multi-instrumentalist���s second album, Tragicomedies, is risky and surprising, just as expected for real dubstep fans. Influenced by Frank Zappa, Eastern European Classical music and contemporary US Indie, it has been described TOUR SCHEDULE: as ���an amalgamation of pop song writing with dubstep���. As with any new flavor, it deserves to be tasted, it can be strange and unpalatable at the beginning, but then you won���t be able to stop wanting more of the new weird sensation. There is something unrhythmical in his songs that end up making sense inside the whole melody. For the recording of the second album, Zygadlo moved to Berlin, where he states: ���I did have a couple of life-changing experiences there and they wrote most of the album���. But he didn���t let Berlin���s electronica get into his compositions; he preferred to go a little bit further in the city���s musical history, until reaching the classics: ���I listened to a lot of classical music. Taking acid and listening to the Grosse Fuge is far more interesting than listening to contemporary dance music on drugs. Virtually the only gigs I went to were the free lunch time chamber recitals at the Philharmonic orchestra on Tuesdays.��� Zygadlo has the originality of one of those who knows the rules enough to break them. And we can���t forget that it���s all about playing. CRISSY CRISS The famous Belgian Dj has released a brand new album coinciding with the Netsky LIVE! tour, which took him around twelve cities across the UK. To be released on Hospital Records on the 19th November, Netsky Deluxe is an exclusive bundle of the Belgian beauty���s album 2, alongside 15 live tracks and unreleased remixes. What a year it has been for Boris Daenan; his second and eagerly anticipated album was an instant chart grabber, staying at number 1 in his native Belgium for six weeks and earning him a gold medal. Anyone and everyone have been queuing up to drop his tracks; Zane Lowe made the blinding ���Love is Gone��� his ���hottest Record in the World��� and scores of big names have been incorporating his latest sounds into their mixes across the festival season. Netsky Live, already a proven huge success with his exclusive Electric Brixton gig back in September, will embark on a tour this month, heading to 12 UK cities. Catch him if you can ��� it is an astonishing live experience. The superstar DJ and his outstanding band are musically one of the tightest knit collaborations I have seen in a long time. Listen out for a huge version of ���Wanna Die for You��� (ft. Diane Charlemagne) Live at Pukkelpop Festival and ���Come Alive, remixed by Rockwell. For tour info, head to or visit iTunes for the Deluxe. Dec 15 London @ Scala Dec 22 Birmingham @ Hype Dec 22 London LowDownDeep @ IndigO2 Dec 28 Norwich, @LowDownDeep Jan 18 London @Fabric Feb 2 Tunbridge Wells Charge @ SO

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