Essential DNB Parties :: 30 July - 6 Aug

Words by: Dannii Lilac
Posted: 31/7/18 16:01

Redeyes will be celebrating the launch of his forthcoming album at The Pickle Factory this Saturday


We have a varied offering of events across the UK this week with 3 LP launch’s, 2 festival stage takeovers and a charity fundraiser. There is certainly something for everyone from the original junglists to the new wave neuro enthusiasts.


Flava D + Hosptial Records at XOYO, London
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Flava D’s XOYO residency returns with some more dnb flava, this time with Hospital Records. She will be joined by S.P.Y, Metrik, Logistics and B-Complex in the main room. Whilst Mollie Collins will be heading up room 2 and treating the crowd to her super-fast sets that make her one of the most exciting talents in dnb today.


The North Quarter at The Pickle Factory, London
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TNQ returns to The Pickle Factory this Saturday for another soon to be sold out event. Lenzman will be joined by Redeyes who will launching his 'Broken Soul' LP alongside Zero T, Satl and Double U. Whilst DRS, Fox and Dan Stezo will be on hosting duties, it’s certainly going to be a celebration of the highest order.


Central Beatz - Charity Fundraiser at Wire, Leeds
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Central Beatz have been running since 2002 and have cemented themselves as pivotal figure within the Leeds dnb scene. They are back after last year’s successful debut of their charity event ‘The Link Up’. This year Amoss headline and will be bringing their ‘Everything is Temporary’ album tour to the city. In support are a whole host of local DJs including Revaux, Dozen, Promo, Holsta, Diverge and LD50.


Viper Recordings at EGG, London
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Another LP launch and back to the capital for Viper Recordings at EGG. Cyantific will be celebrating the launch of his 'Bloodline' LP. The rest of the main room features the legend that is Dillinja, Culture Shock B2B 1991, InsideInfo, Insomniax and what is sure to be a memorable B2B from Shimon and Benny L. The middle floor will be taking things in a heavier direction with The Upbeats, State of Mind, Trei and Loko. The Basement is hosted by Deep Jungle who will be catering to the softer sounds with J Majik, Harmony, Equinox & Tim Reaper. A little something for all dnb tastes.


Bestival at Lulworth Estate, Dorset
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So Bestival are going big with the drum and bass this year. With a Metalheadz and Shogun Audio takeover at Lulworth estate. On the Bollywood stage, Goldie will be educating the masses with the help of Randall, Storm and Ant TC1. Whilst Shogun Audio will be showcasing their incredible back catalogue on HMS Bestival with a perfectly juxtaposed line up of old and new faces with Alix Perez, Technimatic, Pola & Bryson and GLXY. Hosted by SP:MC and Visionobi.



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