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The 80’s is back and other stuff happening around the digital music world

New week means new round up in the past couple weeks. Anything you’d like me to feature? Hit me up on twitter.

80’s Bass Tutorial

This past week, the hottest film to hit the net is the Kickstarter funded 80’s revival KungFury. Complete with it’s full on 80’s inspired soundtrack, this film signify the return of that god awful decade. Attack Magazine have a full on tutorial on how to recreate that signature 80’s bass sound here.


Drumsound & Bassline Smith: Limitless Technique

Cuddgz1jBpRsSFGvVZQy5Xg5KlFuH5E6F-b2KBZi_BwDrumsound & Simon Bassline Smith are legend in the drum & bass scene and they talk about current projects, and their legendary Technique Recordings label in their interview with Drum & Bass Arena.

Free Ableton Live rack – API 2500 stereo bus compressor emulation from Rayce Stipanovich


One thing I love about Ableton Live is its ability to build custom rack both for instruments and effects. This time around Ableton Live Expert is giving a way a free rack that emulate the classic API 2500 stereo bus compressor. You can download them here.

A Guide To Clearing Samples In Music Production

copyright-sample-clearanceIn dance music production, you will almost guarantee to use some kind of sample. There are many myths regarding sample clearance floating around the web. Just like everything else, sample clearing myths is not exactly reliable. DJ Techtools brings you great article that might help clear out the confusion. You can read it here.



I mentioned this movie at the beginning of this round up. So, here is that movie. Enjoy the absurdity!

How to re-create Spectrasoul’s bass in Light In The Dark [Video Tutorial]

Tutorial on how to create modulating bass like in Spectrasoul’s Light In The Dark using Massive

I Heart Monday | Episode:10

Another Monday and another episode to I Heart Monday. As usual. lots of excellent new music and couple mixes too. So, here they are.

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Random – Bass In Yo Face Session:11

This set was recorded at eARTH an event to celebrate Hurley’s latest store in Indonesia and it was held at Lucy In The Sky, Jakarta. This set is a bit different than my usual sets. Initially, I was not allowed to play DNB by the venue. Eventually we met in the middle where I agreed to play a half and half set of non DNB and DNB.

Tracklist after the jump…

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Andy C, Skream & Benga at Blowfish, Jakarta 8 May 2013

andy-cI don’t normally post parties or events in my blog when I’m not playing in it. I’m making an exception for this one since it’s an event with Andy C and Skream & Benga, 3 of the biggest names in bass music scene and they are playing in Jakarta. This is quiet a historic event for Indonesian Bass music scene. Plus my comrades Jerome and Sixteen will be there as the local supporting acts. So, see you all there (if you’re in Indonesia).

Jerome & DFMC (Javabass)
Sixteen (Dafkaf)
Mc Drwe
Vj Eyespinner

beatz rolling 10pm onwards

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See you all on the dance floor !!

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How To Create Hoover Bass in NI Massive (video tutorial)

Tutorial on how to create hoover bass (vacuum cleaner, blender, electric drill, electric motor starting). You find this sound a lot in the nu skool roller style of Hamilton or Wilkinson of Ram Records.

Saturday 29/12/12 MELTDOWN at Borneo, Jakarta


An evening of chill out, liquid and deep bass music! At Borneo Beerhouse, Jakarta. Hosted by Random and Jerome. This is the absolute last bass music event in Jakarta. see you all there!