Dead Dred Archive

World Dance – Access All Areas (A Dedication)

World Dance – Access All Areas, a VHS that will no doubt bring home a million memories of sitting in front of the television in amazement. Trying to spot your mates looking wasted in the crowd or even attempting to piece back memories of events……… In a similar stance to early Fantazia recordings, the promoters

All Back 2 Basics mix by Dave M

Another mix from Dave M AKA Bwian AKA Brian Badonde AKA The Richest Man In Jungle! This time Dave turns his attention to another one of jungle’s heavy hitting labels in the form of midlands based Back 2 Basics. The Back 2 Basics label was born in 1993 and was run by producer Jason Ball. As well

TOTD: Sound Station – Sound Station

This is a guest post from Snakey. After his last ode to Danny Breaks – Droppin’ Science Vol 1, he returns to dig out a lost gem from the Suburban Base archives. The casual steppy intro of this oft overlooked Suburban Base monster does little to reveal what’s coming after the breakdown. Similar in style

Marvellous Cain – Hitman (Ascend & Dead Dread Remix)

Forget Marvellous Cain’s original, this is the one. Using a similar intro to the original, the Back 2 Basics boys rip a new hole in it and take the original sound system sample and pitch it down to cool effect then drop in the inevitable amen tearout. A much remixed tune, the DJ Hype version

Bargain Jungle: Asend & Ultravibe – Real Love

Rewind back to 1995 when everything Jungle orientated was still going through some kind of transition stage, some tunes retaining earlier roots of Acid House and Hardcore while others branching off towards mass Amen destruction. Ascend & Ultravibe (otherwise known as Dead Dred) were quite a duo when it came to producing solid tunes –