Party people! The mother of diary dates is here, new years eve. Sure there's a ton of stuff happening in London; Ministry of Sound at the O2, Innovation at Fire, Get Loaded in the Dark at Brixton Academy to name a few. However, true mess head recommends this banger - two of London's trendiest promoters in force for a colossal shoreditch raveup. Funktion 1 sound throughout the Basement Club, and with 9 hours of solid noise, it's set to be huge.
Brodinski has had a massive year. Being asked to mix Bugged Out's latest Suck My Deck compilation, collabs with fellow Frenchman Noob, and the huge Eurostar with Mumdance have all helped establish him in the major league.
DJ Mehdi - Pocket Piano (Brodinski Remix) (320) - Brings the sublime piano loop to a driving techno powerhouse
Noob & Brodinski - Peanuts Club (Jake Simon Remix) (320) - Fidget squeaks and electro stabs. Huge.
Boy 8-Bit is firing now as well. Riding with the Mad Decent crew and reworking the likes of La Roux and Florence and the Machine have made him a name known. His Baltic Pine EP (buy it!) has smashed the beatport charts, and the track itself is sure to be dropped. This guy's style is undefinable!
Jack Beats ft. MC Dynamite - What (Boy 8-Bit Remix) (320) This is a true mess head favourite. That bouncing b-line....
Boy 8-Bit - A City Under Seige (320) - Underrated and epic.
Hannah Holland (apparently I was later told....) gave a massive set at Exit and is sure to repeat. Though not a prolific producer, she's been playing for over 8 years and regularly spins 5 hour sets.
V.V. Brown - Crying Blood (Hannah Holland Remix) (128) - Much blogged. When the bass gets its groove on you'll see why...
Mumdance is HUGE first off. Remixing Maximo Park in his emerging 'kerplunk' genre, his sound is wild. Fusing carnival sounds with bouncing drums and big bad bass, and running around dubstep, house and fidget without being tied down, expect anything. The Mad Decent Diplo-esque sound shines through tho.
The Whip - Divebomb (Mumdance Remix) (320) - takes the original glitches and whirrs to a kudoro festival. With whistles. And steel drums.
True Mess Head will see you at the front.
Check it - it's a funky disco slice of fidget bassline. If that makes any sense.
A whole lotta posts coming soon...
Right I've got one classic by Royksopp which has been remixed by about 50 different people but I'm putting up Trentmollers one. Massive massive chuune from back in the day.
The second one is an absolute DnB banger by Austrian quartet Fourward called Blur, from their release DISTURBED019.
The third one is a liquid tune called 7th state of matter by Puzzle. Even tho liquid isn't really my thing I think the track is sick.
Here are the links:
Royksopp - Where is it? (Trentmoller remix) 
Fourward - Blur 
Puzzle - 7th State of matter 
Stay tuned for more tunes
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tonight's the night ladies and gents. the biggest drum and bass DJ in the world is coming to exeter and believe me he's gonna rinse the place. headling, ram records head honcho Andy C. supporting is Lomax - i'm expecting big things from him. room 2 is serious business breaks with finger lickin records - A Skillz is in. Also, barry ashworth! legendary collaborator with the ever fresh dub pistols.
this is an absolute ROLLER - tech-funk stylings from the critical album All Sounds Electric.
lomax - come and see (320)
get down early as its a 2am finish (lemon grove is on university campus). true mess head will see you at the front
I was gonna say the best things come in trios but I realised there are two guys in Mustard Pimp. Pshhhh, there are still some sweet things that are 4s....?
4x4 music (aka bassline for my sheffield peeps)
4 people for a double date.
screw it, the point is both of these artists are big in the game. True Mess Head favourites Blatta and Inesha are blowing up Italy and Mustard Pimp are killing everything they touch. I virtually have their fresh prince remix on repeat. So when two tribes go to war...
Mustard Pimp and Blatta & Inesha - Pigeon Flu (320)
enjoy peeps, this is fresh out.
Right so this week I've got 2 absolute hulkified tunes. They're as dirty as your teeth if you havn't brushed them for a week!
Blatta & Inesha - Aint Nuthing Ta Fuck With 
Defunct! - I Don't (Original Mix) 
Keep it real
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fresh off the decks, here's the first mix from true mess head. true to style, theres some fidget, some electro, some dubstep and a whole lotta BASS.
enjoy - you can download throu soundcloud. comments appreciated!
True Mess Head Mix 1 by Trouble and Squeak
I dont really know all that much about George Lenton. He uses a mac, he used to be into drum and bass, scratching, dmc battles, and bands, but now makes sample infused dubstep rockers. He makes his own tunes and is also big in the remixes having reworked the likes of Daft Punk and MGMT. Badman.
And you can grab his latest here!
Erik Hassle is swedens current equivalent of Frankmusik but he's put together a pretty huge remix lineup for his latest, hurtful. Mr. Lenton has worked his magic on it and produced a gem!
Erik Hassle - Hurtful (George Lenton Remix) Link removed by request
George Lenton - Cold Rocker Link removed by request
Lastly, everyone ever should watch the video for troll, here. Partly because of the gorilla, partly because of the sick Network sample, and partly because it will fcking destroy your speakers.
If you're in London on december 16th, check the man himself at S.O.M.E, the new dubstep/fidget night at the Den, formerly the End.
Hopefully you should know by now, the new album by grindie kids Hadouken has been produced by the men Noisia. Meaning, when it drops, be expecting a SHED load of remixes. And here's the first - opening single Lights Out has been remixed by darkstep don Spor.
Hadouken - Lights Out (Spor Remix) - 320
500g of Electro and mixed with 250g of House music
125g of Techno
A dash of Old-Skool Hardcore
A tablespoon of Fidget (If you don't have any fidget a wee bit of Wonk will do)
A knob of Bassline
Blend them all together into a nice wobbly dough.
Bake at Gasmark 128bpm for 1 hour and 20 Minutes.
Sprinkle with UK Rave Stabs circa 1992
without french clothes
i think ive said all i really need to
Yes yes its that time again, the tune that I keep wanting to listen to!
This week it's Kill the DJ (Club Banger Edit) by Alexandre de Beauregard (320)
Will hit you people up soon
Norman Cook, aka Fatboy Slim, Pizzaman, and Mighty Dub Katz, made this funky disco single under yet another alias, Son of a Cheeky Boy.
The original is from 1997! Nice little fact for ya there.
Here it is 
Even though this one is a bit old it still sends shivers up my spine everytime I hear it. It's global warming be Camo & Krooked.
The B side to this called No Soul which can be found here.
More of the best tunes next week.
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La Roux had Skream for In For The Kill. Goulding has JAKWOB.
Ellie Goulding - Starry Eyed (Jakwob Remix)
I think Doorly / Skream etc have a lot to answer for. All this pop / dubstep crossover remixery is getting a bit weird for me...
Hit up the comments - watcha think?!!
Here it is. Unfortunately there isn't a tracklist for it :( but they do however play Capuiera by Infrared vs Gil Felix which can be found on the legendary Nightlife Volume 1
Will keep you updated with some more filthbag drum and bass!
So I found this tune over the weekend doing my usual browsing of blogs, youtube etc. Absolute dirtbag tune!
It is Gigi Barocco - Rowdy Jack (Bryan Cox Remix) (320)
Italy has got some shithot artists at the moment, Crookers, Bloody Beetroots, Gigi himself, Blatta & Inesha to name a few! Will be doing a post with some of their best tracks soon!
Surprisingly I haven't gone and got the new modern warfare...yet lol.
Second tune of the week is Camo - Lost Heaven (209)
Will more than likely find some more by the end of the week that are worth posting about.
Watch this space!
Its time that I clocked in and made my due contribution to True Mess Head. It's been a while so I'm here to ramble.
Back for the latest dosage of smooth rollers and tingly vibes at 170.
This is unmissable from canadian liquid maestro Mutt. Soul melting vocals and silky keys. Stunning.
Mutt - Conversations ft. Kevin King
Our liquid classic this week is the highlight of London Elektricity's 2003 Power Ballads.
It does what it says on the tin
London Elektricity - Fast Soul Music
And for some video action, I found this gem somewhere on Alix Perez's facebook page. Show him some love on there.
And if you haven't done it yet, BUY 1984.
Just a quick one. I picked up this tune back in may from the wicked discodust blog. And in random youtube stumblings, I found the video for it.
This is NECESSARY viewing!
Let us know what you think of it.
What a weekend. Friday for some RUDE drum and bass courtesy of original sin, sub focus and serial killaz. Crissy Criss whacked the dubstep too. Heard him drop Seeerious by Noah D at the bar, nice. Buuuut we've already done our homework for that.
Saturday was part 2 at the Phoenix, Jam the Channel style. Not as rammed as friday, but lush decorations and video screens hanging from the ceiling made it different in a wicked way. And the djs were on FORM!
Lee Mortimer. The only bad thing I can think to say about him is he didn't get a chance to play his Indo remix and thats me clutching at straws to complain. He's a legend. MASSIVE set, wish I could remember more of the tracklist. Top guy aswell, was loving the mask.
Quality drop from him: Foamo - Rockerman (Lee Mortimer Remix)
Calvertron. I have no idea where this guy gets his tracks from but they were outrageous. All top quality electroeyfidgety goodness.
Quality drop from him: Calvertron - Doo Doo. No mp3 for that cause everyone has it!
Instead this under-rated gem: Calvertron & Will Bailey - Hookin.
Shout to the promoters.
so friday night in exeter is big this week - promoters Rinseout are putting on a party for their 6th year in the dnb game. If you live here, you'll know what I'm talking about - every big line up has something to do with them. So, to celebrate, they're pulling 3 big ones out:
pretty funky stuff I think you'd agree.
Sub Focus is riding high at the moment with his self-titled debut making waves through the scene. His single Let The Story Begin is sitting comfortably at number 1 on the DnB Arena singles chart, and his album is basically playing like a greatest hits; everything on there is a banger.
Sub Focus - Last Jungle (320)
Sub Focus - Smooth (320)
Absolute filth. Get on the post Quadrozzi put up for an education here.
He's 22!! Starting with that, this guy is on fire at the moment. He presents a 3 hour show on 1extra, check it for rude drum and bass. He's built up his reputation on dnb but for rinseout he's showcasing his dubstep skills. Check some with this
Crissy Criss - Fackin Ell (320)
If this all sounds like it might be your cup o tea, check out Rinseout on Facebook.
see you on the floor
So I finally finished the track, I'm gonna try the mix out on a cupla different systems. Mainly cause there's a ton of sub-bass on it that doesn't even come out on my monitors....!
Before that, check the video - YOUTUBE
So mp3 will be up by the weekend tops. Stay chill for it =)
Noisia - Stigma (320)
It sounds like a hedge trimmer getting in a fight with a chainsaw.... I.e. ridiculous
Check out the man Noisia from Holland at his myspace.
For some reason or another I think liquid is possibly the greatest thing to happen to drum and bass. Don't get me wrong, there's always a time for filth laced skank bangers, but being a musical kinda guy Im really feeling musical vibes in DnB. Wicked energised tempo but with big low basslines and lush chord sequences. Genius.
So, here's some of the smoothest liquid vibes floating around my library. Get rollin for these...
Bachelors of Science
- wicked tunes from stateside. The whole album Science Fiction is massive, grab it here
Choice tracks are Wicked Ways (320) and the funk infused People Together (320)
- everything this guy touches is silky smooth. Here's his lush collaboration with Redeyes, out on Integral, called Thieves in the Night (320)
- I don't know how I can start with this guy. Favourite producer, nu-skool dnb pioneer Perez from North London just released his debut album on Shogun. Getting playlisted even on daytime radio 1 shows just how big his tunes are getting!
Friction, Fabio and even non-dnb DJs like Rob da Bank are pushing this one: Forsaken ft. Peven Everett and Spectrasoul (171)
This is an absolute beauty. Contradictions (172). Highlight of 1984. Get the whole album here
And a classic from him, taken from DJ Marky's Master Plan Mix album. Crown City (145)
So enjoy! Hit up the comments if you love or hate
-Skank Nasty (Double Zero)
- Distorted Minds - T-10
Download Link [Haven't got one]
His radio 1 show with Fabio and Grooverider can be found here
The tracklist is...
State Of Mind – ‘Division Ten’ (White)
Camo – ‘Lost Heaven (VIP)’ (White)
DJ Fresh feat. Darrison – ‘All That Jazz (VIP)’ (V Records)
B Cee & S.P.Y – ‘Diagnosis Murder’ (White)
Drumsound & Bassline Smith – ‘Can U Feel It (VIP)’ (Technique)
Jayline – ‘The Mummy’ (White)
Sub Focus – ‘Rocket’ (Ram)
J Majik – ‘Unknown’ (White)
Total Science – ‘Nosher (Marky & S.P.Y Remix)’ (C.I.A)
Heist – ‘Moonshine’ (White)
Jaydan – ‘Driller Killer’ (White)
Craggz & Parallel Forces – ‘Shake The Disease’ (White)
Original Sin, Taxman and Jaydan in the studio!
Original Sin – ‘8 Figure Bass’ (Playaz)
Original Sin – ‘Don’t Be Silly’ (Ganja)
Taxman – ‘Harry’s Revenge’ (Ganja)
Generation Dub – ‘Altered State’ (Formation)
Original Sin in the mix!
Original Sin – ‘Therapy’ (Playaz)
Original Sin – ‘8 Figure Bass’ (Playaz)
Swift – ‘1 Finger’ (Charge)
Clipz – ‘Give It To Me’ (Audio Zoo)
Original Sin – ‘B**tard Killer’ (White)
Fresh – ‘Gold Dust’ (BBK)
Original Sin & Taxman – ‘Seen’ (Taxman)
Jaydan – ‘King Of Miami’ (VIP)’ (Propaganda)
Original Sin – ‘Pimp Don’t Limp’ (Playaz)
Hazard – ‘Wicked So’ (Playaz)
Original Sin – ‘Overfiend’ (Playaz)
Goldie – ‘Kemistry’ (Metalheadz)
Fabio: Spirit – ‘1471’ (Inneractive)
Original Sin: Original Sin – ‘Untitled’ (Playaz)
Grooverider: Cybin – ‘Soundboy’ (White)
Youtube links to his goods songs:
- The Blade
01: Sensai - Returned
02: Tyke & Recipe - Drunk Step
That's all for now, will keep people updated with new tunes, mixes and profiles on the heavier darker side of DnB! If you want a post on a certain artist drop us an E-mail.
so last night was the first of egg's label showcases, and the guys in question were Wearhouse Music. Lee Mortimer's jackin house imprint is putting out some bombs at the moment and they showed it last night. Mortimer was backed up by Chew The Fat! resident Foamo and fidget star Hijack, all playing rinsing sets.
Definite highlight of the night was bournemouth boy Hijack. He managed to pack out the floor in about 10 minutes of getting his hands on the decks and went on to rip through his huge re-edit catalogue and remixes.
Hijack - Party People (Bootleg) (320)
Foamo and Mortimer kept the vibe going, each smashing out banger-filled sets. Add to that Funktion 1 sound, cheap red stripe and a LOT of smoke machines, Egg's label nights are gonna be huge by the looksa things
Foamo and Lee Mortimer - It's Going Down (320)
La Roux - Bulletproof (Foamo's Dubstep Remix) (192)