EQ50 have announced a mentorship scheme for aspiring womxn in the drum & bass scene.
Launched in 2018, EQ50, co-convened by Indra Khera (Mantra) & Natalie Wright (DJ Flight), alongside organising members Natasha Harber (Sweetpea), MC Chickaboo & Alicia Bauer (Alley Cat), campaign to improve diversity at an industry level, host workshops & webinars, and will now launch a new mentorship scheme.
A new documentary exploring the history of d&b, titled Drum & Bass: The Movement, has gone online. You can watch it for free below.
Five years in the making, the documentary features some of the most important pioneers of the genre, including Goldie, Grooverider, Andy C, GQ, Digital, Spirit, Total Science and many more.
A press release for Drum & Bass: The Movement says the documentary captures a "specific and intense slice of drum & bass and jungle culture’s rapid acceleration from 1996 - 2016.
A 24-hour online jungle and drum & bass rave is happening this weekend to raise money for the NHS.
British d&b act The Prototypes will play a 24-hour set starting this Friday 17th April at 7pm. The set will be live streamed in full on their Facebook page by D&BTV as the launch for their new ‘D&BTV:Locked In’ streaming series.
Eusebeia makes his Western Lore debut this month with the ‘Equal Rights + Justice’ EP.
Spanning four tracks of otherworldly d&b, full of frenzied rolling breaks and sci-fi atmospherics, the EP will drop this Friday 20th March. Limited edition Risograph prints, trading cards and stickers will also be made available with the 12” vinyl version of the EP when ordered directly through Western Lore.
‘Respect’ closes the EP out with a full-throttle jungle flourish. Check it out below.
Flume has dropped his collaboration with Toro Y Moi, 'The Difference', which we announced last week.
The fresh wares follow news of the pair's three shows at the iconic Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado — often cited among the foremost venues in the world.