With its unassuming bleep intro, “Goggles” will no doubt take some by surprise with its subterranean sounds as bubbling bass and intricate arpeggios; “Games People Play” ups the ante with a more recognisable Fred V & Grafix aesthetic and then we have “Denmark Road” with its shimmying soundscape, shuffling breaks and Calibre-esque sweeps. Beware the epic “Basilisk” awaiting at the end of the EP with its hypnotizing intro and contorting synth work.
We’re shaking up our Winter schedule in 2013 and celebrating the new year in with another massive Hospitality show at Brixton Academy on Friday 25.01.13.
We are pleased to welcome some very special guests to the main room including David ‘Ram Jam’ Rodigan and Roni Size who will be playing a Full Cycle Classics Set alongside Hospital artists Danny Byrd, London Elektricity, Nu:Logic, S.P.Y, Fred V & Grafix, plus latest signing Metrik. This will be hosted by Wrec, Dynamite, SP:MC, Carasel and Script. In Room Two we have Delta Heavy, Swindle, Broke n English, Om Unit, Other Echoes. Rack N Ruin. Hosted by DRS & Strategy. And then Room Three is hosted by Unit 137.
Earlybirds sold out long ago. Advanced tickets still on sale PLUS we will be keeping 250 on the door for £25 for the first time ever as it’s January and pay day tonight!
More information on live streaming, shop signings + new merchandise HERE.
Danny Byrd is back and ready to blow 2013 away with a brand new single in the run up to the release of his third studio album later this year.
First he teams up with Bristol based Full Cycle legend and Mercury Music Prize winner Roni Size for the explosive, dancefloor-driven “Grit”. On the flipside is “Love You Like This” which is guaranteed to charm and impress with its uplifting, vocal-driven vibe.
Featuring the full spectrum of artists from Mampi Swift to Netsky, Calyx & Teebee to TC and Metrik to Technimatic, all flavours of D&B are covered in this exhilarating mix. Also included are some superb remixes from the likes of Dub Phyzix, S.P.Y, Metrik, Black Sun Empire, Ulterior Motive and Sub Zero.
An essential selection to see you through the gloomy winter months.
We are very pleased to announce that Rinse FM is the new home of the Hospital Radio show. Hosted by Chris Goss, with Tomahawk on the turntables, as well as Riley and the Hospital crew in the studio, the show is going to be your monthly fix of D+B and all things Hospital on the FM dial in London town.
The first show will be on Wednesday 23rd January and we welcome Danny Byrd into the studio to discuss his latest single, working with Roni Size, working with Muppets, and give us a little taste of what we can expect from his DJ set at Hospitality Brixton on Friday.
Broadcasting on the fourth Wednesday of every month 11pm – 1am UK time, the show goes out on 106.8FM in London and via the internet at http://rinse.fm/ the show is archived on the Rinse Website; go to http://rinse.fm/podcasts/ to check the latest show.
Last night we all attended the Drum & Bass Arena Awards 2012 in Brixton. It was a great celebration of the scene’s achievements in the past year and we were pleased to come away with three awards:-
- Hospitality – Best Club Night
- Fred V & Grafix – Best Newcomer DJ
- S.P.Y – “What The Future Holds” – Best Album
For the full write up head over to the HospitalityDNB blog HERE
Massive congratulations to all the winners, a special shout out to Fred V & Grafix and S.P.Y for their (well deserved) awards and thanks to everyone who voted!
Headlining the Hospital room are: High Contrast, S.P.Y, Total Science, Maldini and Ad Gannon, plus MCs Wrec, Texas and Lowqui, whilst Union host the other room with Joker, Kode 9, Pinch, Scratcha DVA and Union DJs.
Originally released earlier this year “2″ reached No. 1 in his home country and stayed in that position for six weeks.
This deluxe version re-packages the original album with a second disc, jam-packed with unreleased material, exclusive live recordings, and instrumentals as well as some of the tracks featured on subsequently released singles “Love Has Gone” and “We Can Only Live Today (Puppy)”. Watch out for remixes from Other Echoes, Rockwell, Metrik and Netsky himself amongst the fifteen-track selection on disc two. Netsky “2 Deluxe” offers a whole new world of Netsky. Get involved.
BUY THE ALBUM FROM: iTUNES
OR right here on the Hospital Shop
“If Hospital’s monopolization of the market for euphoric hands-in-the-air D&B could be illustrated in just one word it would be ‘Netsky”.” – Mixmag