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Drum & Bass Special

We celebrate 25 years of Metalheadz with a Friday D'n'B special. Across the show we explore the sounds that shaped this musical revolution, from soul, dub and jungle, to hardcore.

We celebrate 25 years of Metalheadz with a Friday Drum & Bass special. Across the show we explore the sounds that shaped this musical Drum & Bass revolution, from soul, dub and jungle, to hardcore. We also explore the current sound of the genre and catch up with some of the characters who have been at the epicentre of the scene for the last three decades.

Indi Rupture aka DJ Mantra has been putting on iconic Drum & Bass nights in the capital since the early 00s. A staunch supporter of the sounds made by female artists, Indi joins us to talk about the early days of Rupture, it's transition into a label and how the drum 'n' bass landscape has changed since Kemistry and Storm linked up with Goldie to launch Metalheadz back in 1994.

New duo Technimatic are in the mix and in conversation just after 12. We were first introduced to the duo via the legendary LTJ Bukem, when he presented his Friday guest mix earlier in the year. We've asked them to take us on a journey through the sounds that influenced Drum & Bass, to the very forefront of the scene in 2019.

Plus we hear from Dom & Roland, Klute, Mark XTC and godfathers Fabio and Grooverider, as they tell us exactly what they love about Drum & Bass.

10 days left to listen

2 hours, 28 minutes

Music Played

  • King Tubby

    Drum And Bass Song Dub

    • Original King Key Dub.
    • Ranking Joe Music.
  • Renegade

    Terrorist

  • Die & Jenna G

    1000 Soul Songs (Extended Dub Mix)

  • Lyn Collins

    Think (About It)

  • Origin Unknown

    Valley Of The Shadows

    • Moving Shadow Ltd.
  • Alex Reece

    Pulp Fiction

  • James Brown

    Cold Sweat

    • Sex Machine: Very Best Of James Brown.
    • Polydor.
  • Source Direct

    A Made Up Sound

  • Barrington Levy

    Here I Come

    • Caribbean Uncovered.
    • Virgin.
    • 15.
  • Orca

    4AM

  • Skee Mask

    Lil DB Tool

  • The Winstons

    Amen Brother

  • UK Apachi & Shy FX

    Original Nuttah

    • SOUR ‎.
  • Friction

    Ultrafunk (feat. Metrik)

  • Commodores

    The Assembly Line

  • Monrroe.

    Days Like These

  • Suburban Knight

    The Art Of Stalking (Stalker mix)

    • Transmat.
  • Technimatic Mix

    • Technimatic

      Past, Present, Future (Shogun Audio)

    • Influx Datum

      Back For More (Formation)

    • LTJ Bukem

      Horizons (Komatic Remix) (Unreleased)

    • Alix Perez

      Crooklyn (Shogun Audio)

    • Technimatic

      Secret Smile ft. Lucy Kitchen (Shogun Audio)

    • Lenzman & Riya

      Bittersweet Part 2 (SGN:LTD)

    • Roni Size & DJ Die

      It's A Jazzy Thing (Utah Jazz Remix) (V Recordings)

    • Dave Bridge

      True Romance (Metalheadz)

    • LTJ Bukem

      Atlantis (Good Looking Records)

    • Adam F

      Circles (Polar & Bryson Remix) (Unreleased)

    • Congo Natty

      Junglist (SPY Remix) (Unreleased)

    • High Contrast & M.I.S.T.

      3AM (Soul:R)

    • Technimatic

      Looking For Diversion ft. Lucy Kitchen (Shogun Audio)

    • Technimatic

      Bristol (Break Remix) (Shogun Audio)

    • Technimatic

      Sometimes (Shogun Audio)

    • Technimatic

      2004 (Shogun Audio)

    • Technimatic

      Goodbye Kiss (Shogun Audio)

    • Technimatic

      Breathe In (Shogun Audio)

    • Technimatic

      Holding On ft. Matt Wilson (Shogun Audio)

  • Incredible Bongo Band

    Apache

    • Bongo Rock.
    • Mr Bongo.
  • Dom & Roland

    Outta Endz

  • Kurtis Blow

    The Art Of Stalking (Stalker mix)

  • Marcus Intalex

    Jupiter

  • Goldie

    Kemistry

    • Timeless.
    • FFRR.

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