Hyperdub shapeshifter Scratcha DVA, Glasgow RBMA alumna Nightwave and Teklife’s Traxman and DJ Phil join DJ Earl live in our London studio.
A purveyor of superbly crafted solo releases on Kode9’s Hyperdub label, Keysound Recordings and his very own DVA imprint, Scratcha DVA AKA Scratcha and DVA [Hi:Emotions] – to name just a few of his moniker’s permutations, as frequent as his stylistic switch-ups – has also worked with the likes of Cooly G_, Roska, London’s Night Slugs posse and the global Teklife crew. With bass-heavy riddims navigating his organic swing, melodic dubstep fusions, playful grooves and technoid sounds, Scratcha’s definitely one of the most forward-thinking minds in the bass game. On this episode of Teklife’s monthly showcase of 160-BPM mayhem, he’s joined by Glasgow’s nocturnal bass queen and 2011 RBMA alumna Nightwave (formerly 8bitch) and Chicago Teklife member DJ Phil. Keep it locked for exclusive new material, a new DJ mix from the Windy City’s Traxman and more.
Learn how RP Boo helped invent footwork here.
Hear how DJ Phil’s flip of “Smack My Bitch Up” compares to Prodigy’s original.
DJ Phil’s not wrong – Goldie performing “Timeless” with an orchestra is truly mindblowing.
As you might have guessed from the title, MoonDoctoR and DJ Rashad’s “Can You Feel It” interpolates Mr. Fingers’ house classic of the same name.
Watch dancers and producers Sirr Tmo and Dre’s fancy footwork in London.
Listen to the EP featuring Sinjin Hawke and Killa P’s rework of DVA’s “Worst,” Take It All, here.
Check out Scratcha DVA’s new album under his alias DVA [HI:EMOTIONS], _NOTU_URONLINEU.
Contribute to the #savefabric compilation over at the London nightclub’s official store.