Mala’s session for Radio 1’s Essential Mix show, download, stream, and view the tracklist of the two hour dubstep session from the legendary Digital Mystikz don.Read more "Mala – The Essential Mix"
NPR Music lists it’s 100 favorite tracks from 2012 and provides a Spotify and Rdio station to allow streaming of their submissionsRead more "NPR Music's Top 100 for 2012"
The official video for Mala’s “Cuba Electronica” as well as a preview of “Calle F” off the Mala In Cuba albumRead more "Mala – Calle F / Cuba Electronica"
In appreciation for recent support of icnt.mx, I am offering a free download of my two hour live mix opening for Borgore in Atlanta, Nov 2010.Read more "Appreciation From The Editor"
A nice mix uploaded today from Whistla, the man behind Sub.FM, which has been the home to Distal and I hosting Late Nite Tip, for over a year. At the behest of many, Whistla takes a short respite from the swivel vibe to put together an essential collection of classics of deeper and darker tunes well […]Read more "Whistla – Dubstep Classics Vol. 1 Mix"
A link to XLR8R’s 200th installment of their podcast series, featuring mixes from dubstep’s Mala and techno godfather Richie Hawtin (Plastikman)Read more "XLR8R Podcast Hits 200"
James Blake pays homage to Digital Mystikz’ – Anti-War Dub performing a live interpretation of the classic as an encore to his performance May 23, 2011 at San Francisco’s Great American Music HallRead more "James Blake Interview / Anti-War Dub cover"
A new release this week from Japanese dubstep don Goth-Trad, coming out on Mala’s highly esteemed Deep Medi Musik. Goth-Trad is another in the long list of producers who I don’t feel have the attention they deserve; his productions are always bass heavy, intelligent and when you make it to the second drop of the […]Read more "Goth-Trad – Two Face (MEDI033)"
I know I am not the only one who was drawn to dubstep by spending formative years of my youth listening to reggae albums, especially dub. Honestly, Scientist has always been a personal favorite; no disrespect to King Tubby for being the originator and no disrespect to Mad Professor for embracing new technologies in an old sound however Scientist seemed to always sit perfectly in the middle of the proto, and the present.Read more "V/A – Scientist Launches Dubstep Into Outer Space (Reviewed)"
Modeselektor returns in November with a very special collection of future bass influenced tracks for their new Modeselektions series. This looks absolutely serious as the German duo have tapped new tunes from such genre-bending innovators as 2562, Shed, Bok Bok, and Ramadanman in addition to tapping always exciting talents like Mala, Marcel Dettmann, and long […]Read more "Modeselektions Vol. 1"
Soul Jazz announced today a forthcoming compilation featuring a who’s who of established and up-and-coming “Future Bass” talents. Drawing on classics from Mala, Untold, Black Chow, Ginz, and Coki who have been longtime contributors to the label as well as tapping newer talents such as Atlanta’s own, and good friend of mine Distal. Definitely an […]Read more "Soul Jazz Presents 'Future Bass'"
On more than one occasion, I have used my blog to highlight my appreciation for the work of Mala from the Digital Mystikz camp. Mala’s influence on the heavily developed dubstep scene is undeniable, and with his recent release ‘Return II Space’ marking his first release on his own labels DMZ or Deep Medi in […]Read more "Drowned in Sound interviews Mala"
In preparation for his upcoming triple-pack release on his own esteemed DMZ label, Fact Magazine has posted a very enjoyable read as they sit down and speak with Mark Lawrence, aka MALA – one of the most important contributors to the current bass music movement. This is without a doubt an imperative read for anybody who follows […]Read more "Mala : Return II Space – Fact Magazine Interview"