D&BTV LIVE 200: Everything you need to know about tonight’s MASSIVE show!

D&BTV LIVE 200: Everything you need to know about tonight’s MASSIVE show!


At 7pm tonight D&BTV will be hosting our 200th live show. A show that will go down in drum & bass history…

24 Hours

Over 30 DJs and MCs


A non-stop LIVE broadcast, we kick off right here at 7pm tonight and will not stop rolling until 7pm tomorrow night. Make no mistakes; this is easily the most ambitious project we have ever devised. We want you to join us… And help raise awareness and funds for a genuinely well-deserving cause, Rhythmix. A charity with a firm focus on helping the next generation find confidence and a bright future through music, their hard work should resonate with every single one of us.

Helping us along the way is a line-up that reads like a who’s who in D&B: from expert emerging talent to legends who helped shape the scene into the beast it is today, from 7pm tonight tune in to find the cream of D&B talent rinsing the trusty system at D&BTV Studios.

A lot of you have already requested the full set times, and here’s the schedule in all its glory, with UK BST and US EST times.

Rollz & MC Linguistics 7-8pm (2-3pm US)
Hamilton & MC 2Shy 8-9pm (3-4pm US)
Moving Fusion & Shimon (Classic RAM Set) 9-10pm (4-5pm US)
J Majik & Wickaman 10-11pm (5-6pm US)
A.M.C B2B Mattix & Futile & MC Phantom 11-1am (6-8pm US)
Northern Lights & MC’s Mekar & Rafta1-2am (8-9pm US)
Athys & Duster & MC V 2-3am (9-10pm US)
Modified Motion 3-4am (10-11pm US)
Culprit 4-5am (11-12midnight US)
Hybrid Minds 5-6am (12-1am US)
High Maintenance 6-7am (1-2am US)
BMK & MC Jimmy Danger 7-8am (2-3am US)
Kwaii 8-9am (3-4am US)
Snige 9-10am (4-5am US)
Future Cut 10-11am (5-6am US) – First set in over 9 years!!
Mikal 11am-12pm (6-7am US)
LSB 12pm-1pm (7-8am US)
Kasra & Foreign Concept 1-2pm (8-9am US)
Jubei 2-3pm (9-10am US)
Fracture & Neptune 3-4pm (10-11am US)
Joe Syntax B2B Lung 4-5pm (11-12pm US)
Alix Perez B2B Icicle 5-6pm (12-1pm US)
UNCZ 6-7pm (1-2pm US)

HUGE doesn’t give that line-up justice! One we’re especially excited about is the return of Future Cut; killer producers from the late nineties/early noughties with epic smashers on the likes of Renegade Hardware and Metalheadz, they’re ditching their pop music studio duties to return to the decks for this very special occasion.

“We’re bringing back a lot of old cuts from back in the day. Possibly a few cuts that never got released,” grins D-Cutz. “Expect a big reminiscence set. Exclusives? You never know! The last nine years have been taken up by pop production. It’s been good. We’ve been out of it for a while but we still love drum & bass. For us it’s more a case of watching the new generation of people come through. We still keep our ears to the ground. Have we been practicing? I like to think it’s like riding a bike! Get your head in the 2001/2002 zone and expect some classics!”

NONE of these sets are fly-by-night, standard roll-outs! Each of the DJs on the line up will be bringing something special, making D&BTV’s 200th show the talk of bass town for a long, long time to come.

How to get involved:

Well, firstly – stay awake. This one is for the true drum & bass soldiers and card carrying stamina crew. We’re not sleeping. So neither should YOU!

Donate to Rhythmix. Pledges are already coming in and you can join in right here via Just Giving. Trust us, Rhythmix is an incredibly worthy cause, and every penny we raise will be massively appreciated. Not just by Rhythmix, but by the kids they spend their lives helping. These are youths who haven’t been as privileged or lucky as some of us, Rhythmix provide a solid platform for them to make their way forward and find talents and strengths they never knew they had.

There’s also a super simple way to donate via SMS… Just text: DNBA96 then the amount you want to donate to 70070. Besides your donation, JustTextGiving by Vodafone is free for you, us and Rhythmix. Every penny will go direct to the cause!

We will also be auctioning all sorts of exclusive D&B goodies and bundles throughout the show in a bid to raise as much money as possible. During the broadcast you will be able to get your hands on:

  • A huge Med School bundle including three compilations, vinyls and stickers
  • 2 Exit Festival tickets
  • 5 Limited edition LTD watches, Alpine Stars tees, a Converse leather bag plus another Converse bag (all courtesy of @Coffinoncakepr)
  • An Ortofon bundle, including styli, t-shirts, slipmats, lanyards and stickers
  • A Metalheadz bundle including Goldie’s signed Fabric CD and ltd edition t-shirts
  • All Crews book, signed
  • A Shogun Audio bundle including Assassins Volume 1, Alix Perez and Icicle albums
  • Titan Records mug, dog tag, iPhone case and test presses
  • A Critical bundle including 3 vinyls, a signed poster and guestlist for the next Critical event at Fabric (August 17)
  • 2 Bongo Club t-shirts
  • 2 Audio Danger bundles, including 6 signed vinyls
  • Audiowarfare t-shirts

We’ll be live blogging the broadcast right here, documenting the carnage as we put our love for D&B to positive effect in the best possible way. Tune in and stay locked for 24 hours… This one is going to be very, very special.

Get locked in: http://live.breakbeat.co.uk/

To donate visit here: http://www.justgiving.com/OfficialDNBA-DNBTV





Drum&BassArena Editor: Dave Jenkins has documented beats for over 15 years working with the likes of UKF, Mixmag, DJ Mag, iDJ, Bandcamp, Resident Advisor, Radio 1 Xtra and many more.
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