Trace Archive

DJ Trace – By Any Means Necessary

DJ Trace‘s contribution to the development of drum and bass will always be measured by his scene changing remix of T Powers “Mutant Jazz”, and rightly so. Combined with his releases on No U Turn, Prototype and Virus the darkside of Duncan Hutchinson helped change dnb forever. His work with respected producer Pete Parsons though

Jon The Dentist ‎– France (DJ Trace V. Ed Rush Mix)

A bit of a cult classic this one. Trance and Hard House producer Jon The Dentist meets two of D&B’s finest in Trace & Ed Rush. There’s not too much information available online about the original mix – I assume it was 4-4 in nature, but Ed Rush and Trace turned it into a real

The 2014 D&BA Forum Essential Jungle Mix 95-96

The second part of the Drum & Bass Arena Essential Jungle mix picks up where 1994 left and dons a pair of Moschino trousers, Reebok Classics and whatever polo shirt it could find before letting off rapid fire into 1995 and 1996. Jungle in 1995 was a complex beast, it demanded you to stick your

Drumtrip Sessions #09 – Serum

I feel like a broken record, but it’s been a long time since the last Drumtrip Session. Quality over quantity is very much the mantra here, and this session was well worth waiting for.  Serum of Dread and V Recordings (among many others) speaks to us about his love for jungle, before laying down a

Recoil – On The Strength Vol 2 – Jungle Hardcore Mix

A great mix from Recoil here cross all styles from 92 to 94 with some deep from the crates. A word from the man himself… Late 92 -> early 94 – all original plates.  It was basically an excuse to rinse out some recent arrivals in the mail, so there’s a variety of oldskool styles

What is Jungle? – The History 1992 to 1996

The Evolution of Drum and Bass Drumtrip has showcased a lot of classic tunes between our designated years of 1992 to 1996 since it was started. Many of these have been stone cold anthems, others more under-appreciate personal favourites but I imagine not every visitor has encyclopaedic knowledge of Hardcore / Jungle (neither do I).