Listen to our new podcast series, showcasing some of the most creative names in dance music each week.
The weekly interview series is set to cover house and techno in its many forms and the world of drum & bass and bass music. On each podcast, a leading artist from across the genre spectrum will join Beatport for an in-depth conversation, intercut with music that represents their sound.
Gavin Foord (Foor)
For our next podcast, we take a look at the Southampton-based UK Garage trio, FooR. Speaking to one member of the group, Gavin Foord, he tells our host Highclass Filter about his new solo project and track, 'Too Good', the role FooR plays in the modern UK Garage scene and why he finds it essential to take a hands-on approach when growing and developing new talent on their labels. Foord also offers up some great tips on how up-and-coming artists can better utilize social media to boost their careers, engage with fans, and increase their visibility.
This week's podcast brings a Miami bass flavor via our chat with Jubilee. On the eve of release of her 'Call for Location' album with the Mixpak imprint, our host Highclassfilter finds out how she first connected with label founder Dre Skull, her BBC Radio 1 residency, juggling studio work with DJing plus how she was influenced by the Miami rave scene prior to moving to NYC.
Our latest podcast checks in with AC Slater, the self-described "King of Heavy Bass House in America." With his new album 'Hi8' having just dropped on his Night Bass imprint, itself approaching its 100th release, he chats our host @highclassfilter about all things bass house.
Big Dope P
Our latest podcast checks in with Parisian bass don Big Dope P. Based out of London where he operates his celebrated Moveltraxx imprint, he tells our host @highclassfilter about his label's early days, its upcoming world tour, plus news of his incoming debut album.
Our latest podcast speaks with a formidable force in UK bass Scratcha DVA. Fresh from his latest 'Touch' EP on Hyperdub, with an eclectic career that's seen him cover grime, UK funky as well as his current South African influenced sounds, he chats with our host @highclassfilter about what inspires him plus the new music he's got coming up.
Camo & Krooked
Our latest podcast features legit Drum & Bass royalty in the form of Camo & Krooked. Returning fresh from an entire year spent learning new production techniques, the duo are back on Hospital Records, feeling inspired and prepping their new live show. Our host @highclassfilter checks for the full story.