Viper Recordings and Biological Beats celebrate 15 years at the forefront of drum & bass, while leading radio outlet Rough Tempo charge Room Three.
Viper celebrate their landmark anniversary in Room One. Label founder Futurebound is joined by his longstanding partner in the studio and behind the decks, Matrix. The duo bring a serving a full-throttle dancefloor-driven D&B, backed by another of the imprint’s key figures, Insideinfo. Also joining the bill for a series of special side-by-sides exploring the full weight of 170BPM territory are Phantasy and TC, Dossa and Locuzzed, Ekko and Sidetrack, plus Giganti and Jack Mirror. The bill is finally rounded off by Millbrook, while LowQui, Rhymestar and Miss Trouble all handle mic duties.
Room Two is a strictly high-energy affair with Biological Beats. Pioneers of the scene Nicky Blackmarket, Fatman D and Profile link up to present their 360 Showcase, plus Farringdon regulars Voltage, Sub Zero & Limited, and Brockie all make their returns. Also going head-to-head on the night are Traumatize and Ky, Liz-E and Lady V Dubz, Puppetz, Klip and Outlaw, and Telekom and Flat-T. A batch of the sound’s most prized MCs drop by for hosting: Trigga, IC3, Ragga Twins, Carasel, Impact, Kuedon and Danja MC.
Rough Tempo take over Room Three. The long-running radio station has been a vital outlet for some of the most promising new names in drum & bass over the last decade, and for their showcase with us, they welcome a string of exciting talents looking towards the genre’s future. Monk Audio present their own showcase, plus a number of EC1 debutants go back-to-back: Arry H and Jessie Jo, Jaycee and Richie Weaver, Madman and Faze, Inforce and Critical D, J-Double and Mada. Ridikule and Grafta handle the mic to round off a night combining the very best in classic and upfront drum & bass fare.
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