Name: Lady V


Bio: Embracer of all 170bpm styles, discriminating against none, Lady V knows her D&B. Having been involved professionally in the drum and bass scene for over three years, not only does she head up This is Drum and Bass, which she created and now solely manages, but also freelances as a music consultant working with a variety of labels and promoters across several platforms, combining both her experience and in-depth knowledge of the music with her genuine passion. Lady V also hosts the D&B news round-up on BBC Radio 1Xtra's Drum and Bass Show with Bailey, every Wednesday night, 10pm (GMT).

TiD&B US Series: Evol Intent

Evol Intent front

When speaking with people about influencers on the U.S. drum and bass scene, one name surfaces repeatedly – Evol Intent.  Formed in 2000 by the trio of Knick, Enemy, and Gigantor, Evol Intent rose out of Atlanta, Georgia, to spread their signature sound, which they say combines the unique elements of “dynamic drum mechanics, razor [...]

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Posted on: 24/07/12 Categories: Features (slider) Interviews TiD&B Features

TiD&B US Series: Sinistarr


One U.S. artist that undoubtedly reflects the sounds of his hometown is Detroit’s Sinistarr.  Heavily influenced by the city’s rich house, techno, and electro heritage, Sinistarr first broke onto the scene with ‘Detroit Diesel’ in 2008. Since then, he’s been pushing his sound forward, signing tunes to the likes of Metalheadz, Hospital, and others. TiD&B’s [...]

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Posted on: 17/07/12 Categories: Features (slider) Interviews TiD&B Features

Northern Lights: Outlook 2012 Promo Mix

Northern Lights drum and bass

S-maashing mix from Yorkshire’s finest, Northern Lights and if this is just a taster of what to expect when they play at both the Audio Warfare boat party and stage at this year’s Outlook, we are super hyped!

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Posted on: 09/06/12 Categories: Blog Mixes

TiD&B US Series: Method One

Method One drum and bass

As part of a new multi-part series, we’re taking an in-depth look at the American drum and bass scene.  Getting things started, our US correspondent Melissa chatted with Method One, an “elder statesmen of the American drum & bass scene” who’s been in the game since 1992.  The seasoned DJ, producer, and label front man [...]

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Posted on: 30/05/12 Categories: Features (slider) Interviews TiD&B Features

WIN 2 VIP Tickets to Commercial Suicide, Cable, 2/6/12

Commercial Suicide Cable Nymfo Album Launch 2 June 2012

A highlight of our  Summer raving calendar is fast approaching, with only 4 more days until Commercial Suicide touches down at Cable, London!  Presented by the good folks at We Fear Silence, this Saturday’s event which also doubles up as a celebration of Nymfo’s  highly anticipated forthcoming debut album ‘Characters’, will feature some of our faves [...]

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Posted on: 29/05/12 Categories: Blog Competitions TiD&B Features

TiD&B Interview: Heath Looney, Warm Communications

Heath Warm Communications

In today’s musical climes, few independent labels can boast a full bodied back catalogue of quality releases spanning as far back as a decade, and even fewer manage to do so whilst remaining faithful to one sound or one genre.  However one man, who may not necessarily admit to having accomplished that, yet appears to [...]

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Posted on: 28/05/12 Categories: Interviews

NEW VIDEO: Lenzman feat. Riya ‘How Did I Let U Go’

Riya drum and bass

Visuals for Lenzman and Riya’s latest collaboration ‘How Did I Let U Go’, released 4th June on Metalheadz:

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Posted on: 25/05/12 Categories: Blog Videos

Dub Phizix Gives Away Your Favourite Tune

Dub Phizix

Word from Dub Phizix: “To say thank you for reaching 10,000 fans on Facebook I’m giving away 2 tunes from this mix.   I want you lot to choose which 2 they will be. To vote, either click the link above the mix or go to Dub Phizix.  There will also be other free stuff [...]

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Posted on: 25/05/12 Categories: Blog Mixes Tunes

Hybrid Minds: May 2012 Mix

Hybrid Minds

With the UK basking in a much welcomed heatwave, we can’t think of anything more perfect than lush liquid vibes to accompany it; Hybrid Minds’ latest studio mix couldn’t have come at a better time…  

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Posted on: 25/05/12 Categories: Blog Mixes

TiD&B TV: Innovation Bank Holiday Bass Off, 4/5/12

Lady V DJ Phantasy Lucie Celia This is Drum and Bass

TiD&B TV’s Lucie and Lady V, in collaboration with the Guestlist Network, kicked off the last UK Bank Holiday weekend in D&B style, hitting up Innovation’s Bass Off at Proud 2, London. Hanging out with both ravers and artists performing on the night including DJ Phantasy, Bailey, MC Rhymes and Goldie, check out what went [...]

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Posted on: 21/05/12 Categories: Interviews TiD&B Features

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