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Critical Music podcasts bring you the latest tunes and mixes from Critical artists such as Kasra, Rockwell Break, Enei, Calibre,Vicious Circle, Cyantific, S.P.Y, Total Science, Jubei, Lenzman,Sabre, Foreign Concept and many more. Featuring exclusive dubplates, recent releases and classic tracks. Drum and bass at its best.

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Critical Podcast Vol.35 – Hosted By Foreign Concept

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After a short summer break, the Critical podcast returns in full force with the sounds of Foreign Concept. With his Make Meals EP due to drop any moment, we think its best he showcases it exclusively on this months episode. Listen out for some very important label news as well as a few forthcoming Critical dubs never heard anywhere else before! Keep it Critical people!!

Critical Podcast Vol.35 with Foreign Concept by Critical Music [Official] on Mixcloud

Critical Podcast Vol.35 - Foreign ConceptTrack List: 

9th Wonder – Sincerely Yours (Instrumental)
Onoe Caponoe – Funky Catapillars Shroom Party
Bishop Nehru – You Stressin’
Roc Marchiano & Apollo Brown – Lonely & Cold
Woz – Trust Meh
Dismantle & Die – Over The Edge
Spoils & Monkey Wrench – On & On (Benton Remix)

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Vromm – El Sol
Klax – Hoodrat (Critical:Binary)
Break – Duck for Cover
Hybris – Night Boss
Spy & Total Science – Double Trouble
Foreign Concept feat Naomi Olive – Endless Fade
Klax – Blackball (Critical:Binary)
Definate – Never Lasting
Response – SOS
Nymfo – Greetings Starfighter (Villem Remix)
Chroma – 201 Dub
Foreign Concept – When You’re Alone [Critical] (Make Meals EP)
Spy & Lowqui – Manicured Reality
Need For Mirrors – King Tide
Foreign Concept  – Make Meals [Critical] (Make Meals EP)
Chimpo & Trigga – Who Run Tingz
Hyroglifics – No Drama (Critical)
Quantum Mechanix – The Balrog
Enei & DRS – Count To Ten VIP (Critical dub)
Emperor – SMPL (Critical dub)
BTK & Optiv – Void
Spy & Total Science – Whonga ( Chroma Remix)
Foreign Concept – The Volks [Critical] (Make Meals EP)
Ivy Lab – Forex (Critical)
Ulterior Motive – U Feel
Dillinja – Sovereign Melody

Critical Podcast Vol.34 - Hosted By Hyroglifics

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Hyroglifics_Podcast_34Introducing some new blood to the Critical squadron and kicking off the new Critical : Binary series - Hyroglifics steps up to the podcast podium. Displaying his musical tastes with some serious selections of sound with a few exclusive bangers thrown in between. Download, sit down, volume up, get stuck in! Track list: Akka feat. Eprom - Spatial Scale - (Rwina Records) / Mystic State feat. Elias Traynor - Faded (Dub) / Fracture - All My Love (Free Download) / Calculon & Austin Speed - Get Murked (Deft Remix) (Shoot Recordings) / Ean - I Bus Tha Mic (Cosmic Bridge) Cosmology LP / -- / Sabre - Taste The Mango (Dub) / Silent Dust - Love Sundered (Sinistarr Remix) / Hyroglifics & Dexta - Boxgroove VIP (Dub) / Hyroglifics - Bay City Ballers Club (Critical:Binary) / Enei - The Artefact (Critical Music) / Hyroglifics x Xanadu x Terror.Hubris - Demersal / -- / Foreign Concept - Falling Stars (Hyroglifics Remix) / Halogenix x Hyroglifics - Hallelujah / Breakage - Staggered Dub (Bladerunner Remix) / Philip D Kick - RIP (Dub Bootleg) / Antidote - Wuh Yuh Seh (Dub) / Hyroglifics - Killamanaman / -- / Level 2 - Retreats (Dub) / Hyroglifics - My Own (Critical:Binary) / Stray Triangles (Free Download)

 

Critical Podcast Vol.33 - Hosted By Enei

Time for another hard hitting podcast. This time round Enei gets the privilege to showcase some of the worlds most up front D&B which includes some glimpses into his forthcoming Goliath EP. Theres no let up on this episode, 50 mins of straight up heavy weight tracks. No nonsense beats! Enjoy.

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Enei_Podcast_vol33_Track List: 01. enei - prometheus 02. misanthrop - deadlock 03. dom & roland - iceberg 04. the upbeats - corposant 05. s.p.y riding the void 06. fierce & c4c - carrier 07. subwave - aeeeh 08. lenzman feat. fd - joanie's theme 09. enei - woodrunner 10. karma - open your eyes 11. dom & roland - remember your roots 12. s.p.y feat. suku of ward 21 - rise again 13. l 33 - detuned 14. mefjus & emperor - disrupted 15. ed rush & optical - alien girl 16. black sun empire & state of mind - tripel 17. royalston - arps of fury 18. chris lake feat. jareth – helium (rene lavice remix) 19. bcee - think twice 20. diamond geezer - cowboy town 21. s.p.y feat. total science & grimm - cold harsh air 22. total science - positive vibration 23. dub motion - gold 24. l 33 - helvetica 25. state of mind & black sun empire – unconscious 26. s.p.y - brooklyn dub

Critical Podcast Vol.32 - Hosted by Emperor

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The man from Halifax kicks off the new season of podcasts with a heavy hitting episode. Rolling out with a whole bounty of weighty anthems that are fresh on the D&B scene right now, accompanied with a few dubs of his own. Make yourself comfortable and settle in for an hour with Emperor! Track List: 1. Ed:it - I Would (SGN:LTD) 2. Rregular & Dementia ft. Disphonia - Doom Loop (Mefjus Remix) (Citrus dub) 3. Lynx - Shimmy (RAM) 4. Sabre, Stray & Halogenix - Askari (Invisible) 5. Emperor - Control (Critical) 6. Phace - Electronic Fronteir (Neosignal) 7. Kasra & Enei - Breath (Critical) 8. Stealth - Chimera (Critical) 9. Spor - Supernova (Lifted Music) 10. Dub Phizix - The Clock Ticks (Critical) 11. Emperor - Precursor (Mefjus Remix) (Critical) 12. Emperor - Foxholes (dub) 13. LAXX - The Unknown (Emperor Remix) 14. Mefjus & Insideinfo - Repentance (Critical) 15. Alix Perez - The Observer (Invisible) 16. Moody Good - Grumbles N Sparkles (dub) 17. Kryptic Minds - Badman VIP (Osiris Music) 18. Sabre - Cashmere For Christmas (Critical) 19. Vanilla - Indigo Pulse 20. Vanilla - Proxy 21. Noisia - Shitbox (Mau5trap) 22. Break - Day One (Quarantine) 23. Emperor - Hold Up (dub) 24. Emperor - Phamel Cat (Free Download)

Ivy Lab presents //Ivy Cast 002//

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Ivycast::002::As another year draws to a close we thought we'd let Ivy Lab do the honours of wrapping things up with another one of those special Ivy Casts. This Christmas episode is packed full of surprises. Seriously weighty hip-hop, some debut Ivy Lab releases and some road testing of a whole bunch of special unreleased material. Not forgetting showcasing some more previews of Critical Music presents Underground Sonics for good measure.
Track List
(00:00:42) Gravediggaz - 'Defective Trip' [Gee Street] (00:03:02) Buckshot Le Fonque - Some Shit At 78 BPM [Columbia] (00:03:50) Funk Doobiest - 'The Funkiest' [Epic] (00:05:06) Shaquielle O'Neil - 'No Hooks Ft. RZA & Method Man' [Jive] (00:07:29) Mykki Blanko - 'Join My Militia' [UNO NYC] (00:10:26) Beautiful Lou - 'Running Through The Jungle ft. Heemes' [Free Download] (00:12:03) Al Ripkin Jr. - 'Slap Haps' [White] (00:13:08) Mr Carmack - 'Birth Control' [Jeffrey's] (00:14:54) Great Dane - 'Dreat Gane' [Free Download]  
(00:16:27) Beats and Ideas from the Lab (Unreleased Material)
  (00:30:52) Mutated Forms - 'Reach You In Your Sleep' [Blu Mar Ten Music] (00:32:01) Sam Binga ft. Redders - 'Lefdem' [Critical] (00:33:52) Alix Perez - 'Gully Halves' [White] (00:35:23) Nick Modern & Crime - 'Logic Bomb' [Adapt] (00:37:18) Innervisions - 'Static Link' [Reinforced] (00:39:55) Boymerang - 'Mind Control' [Regal] (00:42:08) Ed Rush - 'Subway' [Prototype] (00:44:15) Photek - 'The 3rd Sequence' [Astralwerks] (00:46:21) Vertigo - 'The Drained' [Droppin' Science]   (00:48:43) DLR - Sleep Talk [Shogun] (00:51:20) Dub Phizix - The Clock Ticks [Critical] (00:53:10) Noisia & The Upbeats - Little Fling [Critical] (00:54:46) Lenzman & FD - Joanie's Theme [Metalheadz] (00:56:29) Ivy Lab - Baby Grey [Critical] (00:59:27) Level 2 - Expressions [Liquid V] (01:00:43) Ivy Lab - Live On Your Smile [Critical] (01:03:39) Forren - One & Only [White] (01:05:26) Halogenix - Shores [White] (01:08:23) NFM - Ambush [Chronic]   (01:10:17) Photek - Presha XIII [Photek Productions] (01:12:03) Icicle - Dumbstep [Shogun Audio] (01:14:52) Mefjus & Inside Info - Repentance [Critical] (01:16:29) Emperor - Foxholes [White] (01:18:09) DLR & Break - We'll See [Dispatch] (01:19:25) Black Sun Empire - Breach (The Upbeats Remix) [Blackout Music] (01:20:09) Ivy Lab - Pepper [Critical] (01:22:10) The Upbeats - The Proof [White] (01:24:00) Halogenix - Voids [White]

Critical Podcast Vol.31: Hosted by Mefjus

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podcast_vol.31_artAfter his last podcast reached number 1 in the iTunes podcasting charts, Mefjus is back with another episode set to smash that record once again. Showcasing some of the world's most future thinking producers from the likes of Fourward, Inside Info, Maztek, Phace, Noisia, Prolix & Gridlok. Mefjus doesn't hold back either, with some sneak peaks of Critical's secret album project that is due out over the next few months and showcasing his upcoming Contemporary EP. Keep your ears peeled for those! Enjoy! TrackList: 01 - Gang Starr - Above the Clouds [Noo Trybe] 02 - Rido - They think that [Metalheadz] 03 - Fourward - Guilty Pleasures [SGN:LTD] 04 - Foreign Concept ft. MC DRS [Critical Music] 05 - Mefjus & InsideInfo - Repentance [Critical Music] 06 - InsideInfo - Up to you [Viper DUB] 07 - Emperor - Control [Critical DUB] 08 - Camo & Krooked - Ruhepuls [Hospital] 09 - dBridge & Vegas - True Romance [Metalheadz] 10 - Phace - The Setup [Critical Music] 11 - Billain - Red Surface [DUB] 12 - Maztek - iMaz [Hardware DUB] 13 - Acray - Untitled Hybrid Tune [Authentic Music DUB] 14 - Phace - Vitreous [Neosignal] 15 - Mefjus - Dissuade [Critical Music] 16 - Friction & K-Tee - Jupiter (Mefjus RMX) [Shogun Audio] 17 - Mefjus - Mob Rule [Critical Music] 18 - Rockwell - Childhood Memories (Neosignal RMX) [Shogun Audio] 19 - Mefjus & InsideInfo - Mythos VIP [DUB] 20 - Mefjus & Icicle - Contemporary [Critical Music] 21 - BSE & Jade - Deadhouse (Mefjus & InsideInfo RMX) [Blackout DUB] 22 - Gridlok & Prolix - Membrane [RAM] 23 - Phace - Electronic Frontier [Neosignal] 24 - Detail - Time Stretch [DUB] 25 - Mefjus - Leakproof [Critical Music] 26 - Noisia & Evol Intent - The Liquid [Vision] 27 - BSE - Brainfreeze (Neonlight RMX) [Blackout DUB] 28 - Neosignal - Sequenz (Mefjus RMX) [Division]

Sam Binga & Redders present the Critical Podcast Vol.30: Redstripe, Explosions and Gunshots!

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Coming through with something different. This highly entertaining episode is brought to you in true mix tape style by Bristol dwelling team Sam Binga & Redders, getting stuck in with a couple of beers and some of those magic cigarettes. Drawing some colourful banter guaranteed to lighten your mood! Binga & Redders showcase the next Critical:Modulations release and a whole heap of other tracks that the guys love at the moment - past & present. This one no doubt will remain on your MP3 playback device for a long time to come.

Critical Podcast Vol.29: Hosted By Foreign Concept

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podcast_vol29_FC In keeping with the hot weather, here comes one hot podcast! Foreign Concept introduces this months Critical podcast. Doing what he does best, entertaining us with pure rhythms from start to finish. Showcasing some of his favourite tunes from outside the 170 bpm world for the first section of the podcast, then leading onto a selection of the latest tracks on the D&B circuit including sneak previews from the "Tag Team EP". Keep you ears peeled for plenty of Critical dubs. You heard here first.. Track List. Apollo Brown - Know the time OC & Apollo Brown - Anotha One Pro Era - School High Home Brew - Dedicated to Illvibe Collective - Certified Jade Parker - Together Paul Woolford - Untitled TRG - Put you down Foreign Concept - Make it through [Free Download] Villem & Mcleod - Another Star Chroma - If you only Knew Halogenix - Each to his own [Dispatch] Stray - Professor Popper Foreign Concept & Stray - Bang It [Critical] Chimpo, dub phizix and skeptical - Buzzin' [SoulR] Foreign Concept feat. DRS- Falling Stars [Critical dub] Emperor - Control [Critical dub] Enei & Kasra - Breath [Critical dub] Foreign Concept feat. T Man - Tag Team [Critical] Ulteriror Motive - Forgiven Maztek - Limber (btk & optiv remix) MOK -Rufio (Klax & Holotype Remix) Foreign Concept & Kasra - Colder [Critical dub] Ivy Lab- Make it Clear (ft. Frank Carter III, Hydro, Lucy Annika) [Metalheadz] Mutt - Conversations (Gremlinz & Rene LaVice remix) Dabs - Skull and Bones Foreign Concept feat. Punchline - Paper Cha$er [Critical] Mistical - Natasha

Critical Podcast Vol.28: Hosted By Ruffhouse

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Ruffhouse-podcast(2) Introducing Ruffhouse. The trio from Bristol step up this month to bring some deeper vibes to the Critical podcast. To start, the guys play a few bits from what inspires and influences them outside of the D&B circuit, leading onto what they are known best for, deep, moody and all out dark vibes for the heads that know! Expect plenty of unreleased dub business and first plays of the next Modulations release! Prepare to get schooled!
Track List: 1. Bibio - Lovers Carvings (Letherette Remix) - Warp Records 2. Jill Scott - Gettin' In The Way - Hideen Beach / Epic 3. My Bloody Valentine - Only Shallow - Creation 4. Nina Kravis - Im Week - Rekids 5. Asusu - Velez - Livity Sound 6. Haxon Cloak - Mara - Tri Angle 7. Wraetlic - Rats - Convex Industries 8. Loop Faction - Lonely - N/A 9. Enei - Circles Ft. Sam Wills - [Critical Music] 10. Ruffhouse & Clarity - Aphasia - [Critical:Modulations] 11. Ruffhouse - Strangers - [Ingredients Records] 12. Homemade Weapons - Crimson 13. Clarity - Sombre - [Samurai Music] 14. Ruffhouse - Greyscale - [Exit Records] 15. Gremlinz & Paragon - Oranda 16. Ruffhouse - Unknown 17. Overlook - Clouds 18. Ruffhouse - Unknown 19. Overlook - Street Spirit 20. Ruffhouse & Clarity - Persecute - [Critical:Modulations] 21. Gremlinz & No Rules - Water Drops - [Cylon Recordings]

Critical Podcast Vol.27: Hosted By Emperor - BEGIN EP Showcase

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EmeperorPodcast After the huge success of the last podcast which reached No.1 in the charts! We're back again with another monster episode, brought to you by Emperor - showcasing his forthcoming release entitled BEGIN EP. One hour packed full of dubs, VIPs and forthcoming Critical material. Turn up your speakers! This podcast edition is filled with some serious war music! Track List: 1. The Upbeats - Tangerine Feat. Dose (Vision) 2. Katharsys - Squake (Impakt) 3. NickBee - Sleep Gates (Mindtech) 4. Konflict - The Beckoning (Renegade Hardware) 5. Posij - Close Call (Vision) 6. Enei - Mosquito (Critical) 7. Stray - Ginseng Smash (Critical:Modulations) 8. Inside Info & Mefjus - Mythos (Virus Dub) 9. Demon - D - Hurricane (Culprate Remix) 10. Emperor & Centra - Solar (Critical) 11. Centra - Defect (Dub) 12. Noisia & Phace - MPD (Neosignal) 13. Enei - Machines VIP (Critical) 14. Emperor - She Said (Critical) 15. Audio - Collision (Virus) 16. Emperor - Precursor (Critical) 17. Enei & Emperor - Liberation (Critical) 18. Emperor - Static (Dub) 19. Spor - Some Other Funk (Lifted) 20. Emperor - Monolith VIP (Critical:Modulations Dub) 21. Fearful - Gorilla (AutomAte Tech) 22. Cliffhanga - Deus (Dub) 23. Emperor - Begin (Critical) 24. Emperor - Radar (Critical)

Critical Podcast Vol.26: Hosted By Mefjus

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Mefjus.26 Following on from the well received first edition of the Ivy Cast, the Critical Music podcast returns with a boom! VOL.26 is hosted by latest artist signing - Mefjus. The young Austrian demos some rawkus beats and gives us all the latest news forthcoming from the Critical camp.

Ivy Lab presents //Ivy Cast 001//

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IVYCAST001 The all new boxfresh Ivy Lab podcast aka the Ivy Cast - Critical and Ivy Lab present to you the first installment of the Ivy Cast 001. 90 mins of 'beats a plenty' varying from Hip Hop to D&B, you will not be disappointed! So sit back and enjoy the ride.

Critical Podcast Vol.25: Hosted By Xtrah & Codebreaker MC

 

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This ones heavy weight! - Podcast vol.25 is brought to you by a duo that seem to be ripping it up wherever they play - Xtrah and Codebreaker MC. Jam packed full of exclusives! The boys introduce first plays of CRIT067 - Soundclash / Discordance, not to mention some fresh new Enei album bits! Seriously tight mix combined with a variety of bumpin' B-lines will have you jumping, a perfect audible pleasure. If you're heading out to a Critical Sound night anytime soon, stick this on and get hyped!!! Tracklist: Sabre & Riya - Injustice [Critical] Break - Who We Are [Symmetry] Xtrah - Discordance [Critical] Enei - The moment (ft DRS) [Critical] S.P.Y- Back again Zero T - Red Hand Skeptical- Delusions CharliXcX-  You're the one (Dub Phizix Remix) Amit - Killer Driller (Ft Rani) Netsky - Love has gone (Dub Phizix remix) Break - Something New (Xtrah Remix) Enei - I don't know [Critical] Calyx & TeeBee - We fall away BTK - drop it (Optiv Remix) Xtrah - Soundclash [Critical] Eastcolours - Watch out Break - Love so true Foreign Concept & Riya - Affliction [Critical] Kollectiv - Dog pad (Zero T remix)

Critical Podcast Vol.24: Hosted By Emperor

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Taking a back seat from the usual hosting duties - Kasra hands over the reigns to Critical's latest signing - Emperor. He takes on hosting for this months Critical Music Podcast vol 24. Emperor doesn't hold back either, dropping tracks by Mefjus, Noisia, Calyx & TeeBee, even dropping a few of his own dubs. Expect previews of upcoming releases from Critical. Podcast Vol.24 Track-list:  1. Breakage - Blue Mountain [Critical] 2. Emperor - Serene 3. Phace - Cold Champagne [Neo Signal] 4. Cyantific & Kasra - Minerva [Critical] 5. Octane & DLR - The Walrus [Dispatch] 6. Centra - Deadlock 7. Mefjus - Dogs and Frogs 8. Alix Perez - Exemption [Shogun] 9. Foreign Concept - Mob Justice [Critical] 10. Break & Die - Slow Down VIP [Symmetry] 11. Noisia & The Upbeats - Dust Up [Vision] 12. Break - Rare Earth [CIA] 13. Calyx & Teebee - Elevate This Sound [RAM] 14. Emperor - Hold Up 15. Emperor - The Sovereign (VIP) 16. Spectrasoul - Organiser (Foreign Concept Remix) [Critical] 17. Seismix - Wrong Move [Dutty Audio] 18. Break - Don't Look Down Feat. Calyx & Teebee [Symmetry] 19. Enei - One Chance (Emperor Remix) [Critical] 20. Misanthrop - Latitude 21. Break - Condensor www.facebook.com/EmperorDNB twitter.com/EmperorDNB

Critical Podcast Vol.23: Hosted By Kasra, guest mix by Emperor

 

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Podcast Vol.23 Tracklist Kasra: Vicious Circle - Emmas Dilemma - [Dub] Marcus Intalex - Cabal - [Soulr] Spectrasoul - Organiser (Foreign Concept Rmx) - [Critical] MC DRS & Enei - Count To Ten - [Soulr] S.P.Y - Roll The Dice - [Hospital] Emperor Guest Mix: 1. Emperor - Darkside (dub) 2. Phace - Cold Champagne 3. Cursa, Subliminal & Axlr - Camino 4. Shiver - Retaliate 5. Amoss - Footloose (Octane, DLR & Linden Remix) 6. Flame & Displaced Paranormal - Resistance (Subterra & Dekko Remix) 7. Foreign Concept - Possessive 8. June Miller - Snapcase 9. Dub Phizix Feat. Fox - Never Been 10. Bodyrox Feat Chipmunk & Luciana - Bow Wow Wow (Break Remix) 11. Alix Perez - Exemption 12. Aphrodite - Listen To The Rhythm 13. Emperor - Warface 14. Ulterior Motive - Seven Segments 15. Emperor - Tension 16. Emperor - Avenger 17. Emperor - Shadow 18. Ram Trilogy - No Reality (Noisia Remix) 19. Emperor - Monolith

Critical Podcast Vol.22: Hosted By Kasra

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Critical Podcast Vol.21: Hosted By Kasra, guest mix by Sabre

Kasra drops some new stuff and introduces a guest mix from Sabre, one of the masterminds behind the impossibly big 'Oblique', alongside Stray, Halogenix and Frank Carter III.
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Critical Podcast Vol.20: Hosted by Kasra, guest mix by June Miller

Next up on the newly-enhanced Critical Podcast, Kasra drops some new stuff and introduces a mix from June Miller, whose tune on Modulations, 'Snapcase' is doing the business allover.
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1. Kasra & Enei - So Real - Critical 2. FD Feat Collette - Look Through Me - Unreleased 3. Commix - Whatever You Want - Metalheadz 4. Die & Break - Tear Down - Digital Soundboy 5. Safire & Borderline - Rebellion - Dispatch LTD 6. Ulterior Motive Feat Codebreaker - Its On - Subtitles
--June Miller Mix--
1. Mefjus - Double Tap [?] 2. Sabre, Stray & Halogenix - St. Clair [Critical] 3. Mortem - Iceberg [?] 4. June Miller - Snapcase [Critical Modulations] 5. Dabs & Safire feat. Mc Lowqui - Hideout [?] 6. Noisa & Phace - Micro Organism [Neosignal] 7. Mefjus & Kung - Exhale [Citrus] 8. Mindmapper & Fre4knc - Clear Distinction [Demand] 9. Dabs - Subsidiary [Dispatch] 10. Ulterior Motive - Point of Difference [Subtitles] 11. Fourward - Blur (Mefjus RMX) [Disturbed] 12. June Miller ft. Secret Handshake Club - 64 Thousand Dollar Habits [RAM] 13. June Miller - Walls of Jericho [Critical Modulations] LISTEN / SUBSCRIBE


 

 

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