Category archives: Techstep

  • Skittles - In For Me Remixes (ESTR008) - 26th August 2013

  • Manchester's Estate Recordings have switched up the flip side again with their next release. Skittles - In For Me (the remixes)!!! Taken from his critically acclaimed album, POOR WITH £100 TRAINERS, released in 2012, IN FOR ME follows the storm whipped up by Skittles' collaboration with bad man of the moment DUB PHIZIX. METALHEADZ golden boy JUBEI has reworked the original into a dangerous DNB dan[...]
  • Fields - Colours / On Your Own - Utopia Music - Sept 30, 2013

  • Fields is the only Utopia artist to have 2 solo vinyls, and now it is time for his third. Championed by the likes of Break, Calyx and Goldie, 'On Your Own' is rugged yet snappy piece of bass music. Going for a wooden not plastic approach, it combines classic hip hop vocals with new age bass work. The flip is the best stepper yet on Utopia and has the funk, which is hard for most 2 steppers. The[...]
  • Ed:it, Mikal & Total Science - Rooted Recordings - 17th June

  • Rooted Recordings is back in June with another sparkling release.  They've invited Total Science to rejig "Cargo Dub" by Ed:it, which also came out on Rooted  a couple of months ago.  The remix, fresh out of the C.I.A studio is an absolute belter. On the flip they've enlisted the help of Metalheadz' very own Mikal with his Rooted debut entitled "Kick Back", which contains all the trademark "oom[...]
  • The Upbeats - Primitive Technique & Loudmouth Free Download

  • Excitement for the arrival of The Upbeats' fourth full-length album has been steadily building for months now, and the moment is (or was, a week ago) finally here!  Primitive Technique dropped last Tuesday on Noisia's Vision Recordings and is available to buy now through all good digital retailers.  Needless to say, its beginning-to-end bangers and an essential listen for any fan of drum & bas[...]
  • HIBEA ‘White Owl’/’The Form’ - IM:LTD - May 6

  • The parisian drum and bass juggernaut IM:LTD is back again this month with the latest efforts from Ukrainian producer Hibea and a couple of remixes thrown in from Phil Tangent and Fade.  IM:LTD just gets better and better and these latest tunes are some serious belters. Filled with with bass frequencies lower than a stripper’s self-esteem, fierce percussions and jungle-like wild breaks and back[...]
  • Chris Octane - Synthetics / Gaia Dub - CORE001 - May 6th

  • On the high of their album, 'Octane & DLR - Method in the Madness', the duo took the artistic decision to part ways, pursue and explore their own sound in an attempt to better themselves and push their own boundaries. Their position in the industry as technical wizards already firmly stamped, the first of the solo ventures are hotly anticipated amongst the scene leaders and fans alike. Ent[...]