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Lakosa – Pale remix for Fat Records – Free DL while stocks last

23 Mar

http://soundcloud.com/lakosa/pale-whyd-you-even-say-lakosas

Lakosa – Pale remix for Fat Records – Free DL while stocks last

D/L Link – http://www.sendspace.com/file/hzr0tw

Here’s some info from Fat! Records.
“After the critical success of Manchester lad, Pále’s, Why’d you Even Say EP comes 3 brand new and wonderfully varied re-workings of the title  track from an impressive set of up-and-coming producers.     Lakosa (Formally Lo:Tek) brings his own touch of highly  pressurized, skittering, Julio Bashmore-esque house vibes to the  original track. It’s a redub that floats and sinks in all the right  places; the pads cut and attack in a way that pronounces a magnificently swinging bass lick that punctuates the song throughout, ensuring a  fully encompassing listening experience.      “

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Sir David at Notting Hill Carnival…laaaaard o mercy!

22 Mar

R.A. interview with B.I.G. guest Loefah on his Swamp81 label..

20 Mar

Great in depth R.A. interview with B.I.G. guest Loefah on his Swamp81 label..

Label of the month: Swamp 81
RA’s Ryan Keeling scores a rare interview with Loefah, the man behind one of the UK’s most exciting imprints.
Loefah has a vision… although he seems to be the only one who can see it… and he doesn’t quite know how to articulate it. “Swamp shit” is the phrase you’ll find Peter Livingstone use most often to describe the music he releases on his imprint. This inability to categorize Swamp 81’s output isn’t merely a label boss playing dumb and refusing to be pigeonholed. Since hitting its stride in March 2010 with the release of Addison Groove’s game-changing “Footcrab,” Swamp 81 has rode a thrilling wave of ambiguity, establishing it as arguably the most exciting and vital imprint to emerge from post-dubstep London.
Rewind to dubstep London, and Livingstone is one third of DMZ—arguably the scene’s most exciting and vital imprint. Alongside childhood friends Mala and Coki, the group played a vital role in shaping the sound and course of the emergent genre. They released classic 12-inches and threw legendary parties. Dubstep grew from its UK roots and DMZ travelled the world with it. Then, in 2007, something snapped. Livingstone was no longer feeling it. “Fraudulent” is the word he uses to describe his underlying mood around this time period. Whether it was the direction dubstep was headed in or a seismic shift in his tastes, he knew that something had to change…Read more at … http://www.residentadvisor.net/feature.aspx?1542

Words / Ryan KeelingPublished / Tuesday, 20 March 2012

META – Lakosa mix for Marry Anne Hobbs – Music for B.I.G. people

13 Mar

You may have known him in a former life as Lotek the Break Thru and Eardrum resident and breaker of new musical ground since 2006. After playing some of his new material under the re-incarnation of Lakosa, he was invited to join the who’s who of Bass by Mary Anne Hobs and create a mix for her flagship XFM show…

http://www.mixcloud.com/MaryAnneHobbs/lakosa-mix-xfm-030312/

You can catch Lakosa playing in the META room at B.I.G.

Stay tuned to the signal

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THE B.I.G. LINE UP

10 Mar

We tried to hold it back – fearing an unsuspecting public wouldn’t cope with all this in one announcement, but it was just too BIG to contain and burst out of its box on Friday like the Hulk shredding his double denims…

Stay tuned to the signal super troopers !

In the unlikely event you’ve stumbled across this blogg at random..

7 Mar

In the unlikely event you’ve stumbled across this blogg at random..

B.I.G. – BASS INDOOR GATHERING… a celebration of bass influenced music and some of its greatest pioneers, taking place on Saturday 28th April at one of Birmingham‘s finest venues the HMV Institute with 40+artists

Heres a few notes on just some of them..more interesting stuff and of course their music to come..

Stay tuned to The SIGNAL! More artists to be announced!

Sir David “Ram Jam” Rodigan.
The Sound Clash King, his unmatchable energy and much sampled microphone style are famous worldwide and were even recognized by the Crown this year when he was awarded an MBE!

Shy FX – Master mind behind Original Nutta, Bambatta, Shake Your Body and Raver, and the ground breaking Digital Sound Boy label.

MJ Cole – From classics like Sincere and Crazy Love to recent works with Wiley and Example, intricate and heart-wrenching but always floor filling.

Breakage – spanning the BPMs effortlessly but firmly rooted in bass. His smash “Hard” from the acclaimed Foundation LP featured the great David Rodigan himself.

Loefah – original Dubstep DMZ pioneer, now at the forefront of Bass music with his Swamp 81 label.

Youngsta – uncompromising Rinse FM favourite, year on year voted the number 1 Dubstep DJ – nuff said!

Jungle Drummer v Ball-Zee – live battle between one the worlds most ingenious and talented drummers and the current UK Beat Boxing champion

Doc Soctt – from Hardcore pioneer to founder of DnB’s most influential label Metal Headz with Goldie and his own 31 Records – always cutting Edge.

Cyantific – Not only responsible for anthems like Don’t Follow on Hospital & more recently Ram but also an 1Xtra award winning DJ of supreme skill.

Loxy – Etched deep into the history of dnb since the dawn of Renegade Hardware as one of it’s lynch pins, more recently he his work with resound on Exit has illustrated his span across not just the genre but the whole of bass.

Dubphizix – Exploded into the limelight with the anthem of 2012 so far – the mighty Marka featuring Strategy (who joins him on the night)

a B.I.G. welcome to the B.I.G. blogg

7 Mar

Welcome to the B.I.G. Blogg!