AG Presents: Drum and Bass – Necromancer

AG Presents: Drum and Bass – Necromancer

Forming DnB Futures: American Grime Features NECROMANCER in Grand Finale of DnB Podcast Series By Jimmy O’Hara Perhaps no form of electronic music intertwines so many genres nor influences numerous producers across time & place as the beloved Drum N Bass (DnB). From its formation within the breakbeat hardcore and ragga jungle sounds of early-mid ‘90s U.K. scenes to its reemergence at the turn of the 2020s, DnB’s remarkable impact on electronic music spans decades. DnB is more than a…

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AG Presents: Drum and Bass – Klippee

AG Presents: Drum and Bass – Klippee

Drum N Bass Takes New Form with Rising Talent Across North America By Frank Wiedmann American Grime (AG) Presents: Drum N Bass has taken us on a ride through the DnB space, providing listeners with a variety of unique sounds and artists. This week’s episode, featuring Klippee, shows what the U.S. scene is all about.  “The U.S. has a ton of awesome artists and DJs, and it’s great that the American Grime guys want to highlight some of them,” Klippee…

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AG Presents: Drum and Bass – Lee Griffin

AG Presents: Drum and Bass – Lee Griffin

From Warehouses to Mainstages Lee Griffin Takes Listeners on a Journey Through the Evolution of Drum’N’Bass By Frank Wiedmann As Drum N Bass (DnB) has gained popularity in the U.S. electronic scene since early 2020 it’s worth noting DnB’s rich history throughout the development and evolution of modern electronic music. American Grime (AG) presents: DnB is taking a deep dive into the dynamic genre. In this six-part series, each artist transports listeners on a journey through the vast world of…

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AG Presents: Drum and Bass – Knoxz

AG Presents: Drum and Bass – Knoxz

KNOXZ SHARES KNOWLEDGE & KNACK FOR DNB IN LATEST AG GUESTMIXBy Drew Zwilling Hailing from Florida, Patrick Felony created the KNOXZ alias around five years ago. In these five years, it’s evident that KNOXZ has made his mark on the DnB scene, and paved his own path setting him apart from other artists. As an MC and lyricist, KNOXZ versatility shines through his craft. Between his tracks charting on Beatport’s Top 100 and releasing with renowned labels like Renegade Hardware,…

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AG Presents: Drum and Bass – Alphaxero

AG Presents: Drum and Bass – Alphaxero

American Grime Passes The Mic to Dedicated DnB Producer AlphaXero in Latest Podcast Episode By Jimmy O’Hara Next time you’re at a camping music festival, remember that Drum N Bass (DnB) has some roots in modern outdoor-event culture. In the late ‘80s and early ‘90s U.K. electronic scene, music campouts gained popularity, creating spaces for artists and listeners alike to engage in more radical forms of stylistic experimentation and self-expression. Such spaces partially gave rise to DnB’s parental lineage: breakbeat…

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AG Presents: Drum and Bass – Machete

AG Presents: Drum and Bass – Machete

American Grime Launches New Series Dedicated to Drum N Bass, Features Three-Decade Veteran DJ Machete in First Installment By Jimmy O’Hara It’s a chilly spring night in London, 1992. You and your posse briskly walk to the weekly breakbeat hardcore event, stirring with anticipation for the function’s inevitable fusion of genres. Your regional music community is three years deep into a creative period of cross-pollination nested within the United Kingdom’s (U.K.) hardcore scene. Throughout the night, you shake your tail-feather…

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AG Presents: Dubstep – Onhell

AG Presents: Dubstep – Onhell

Movements, Memories & Momentum in Music: Onhell Concludes AG Dubstep Series with Masterfully Multilayered Guestmix By Jimmy O’Hara Dubstep shows are light-years beyond mere dance parties; they’re multi-sensory, three-dimensional history lessons that celebrate the genre’s roots in Black culture on U.S. soil. One of dubstep’s grandparents is ‘80s house music, which was birthed by ‘70s disco, whose mother was ‘60s soul. This lineage links today’s beloved bass tunes to earlier genres, ranging from ‘50s rock ‘n’ roll and mid- 20th-century…

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AG Presents: Dubstep – Poklypz

AG Presents: Dubstep – Poklypz

Influence, Intention & Inspiration: Dubstep Producer Poklypz Delivers A Distinctive American Grime Mix By Merissa Underwood “It’s my thing…Dubstep. And if it’s not yours, that’s cool.” For Poklypz, the AmericanGrime (AG) Dubstep series reflects the re-emergence of dubstep. It’s not dead, and never was. It just stepped out of the limelight for a little while. Those who are truly connected to the bass world have long held onto the genre’s roots.  “I’ve been creating dubstep and other forms of underground…

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AG Presents: Dubstep – Karnage

AG Presents: Dubstep – Karnage

Japanese-American Producer Karnage Keeps the Dubstep Genre Above Ground By Drew Zwilling “I want to show the sound of Japanese dubstep to the world,” says Karnage, an up-and-coming dubstep producer from Nagoya, Japan. Karnage is grateful for the opportunity to showcase his new sounds that have long been locked away in his music arsenal amidst the COVID-19 pandemic. With heavyweight releases on renowned labels like Youngtsa’s Sentry Records, Goth-Trad’s Back To Chill, plus both VomitSpit and Infernal Sounds under his…

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