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This is the 14th edition of the Rinse label's compilation series, mixed by
-- his fourth mix for Rinse/Tempa. Previous releases include
volumes 2 and 4 (TEMPA 004CD/006CD), and
I Love Dubstep
(RINSE 007CD) alongside
features an upfront selection of dubstep's deeper sounds, including four exclusive tracks. Youngsta is world-renowned for his flawless mixing and meticulous selection and he has been a resident at famed dubstep club night FWD>> since its inception in 2001. He is also one of the longest-running DJs on Rinse FM, having held a weekly show for 7 years. Continuously pushing the sound forward, he has been on air since he was 13, starting off on the now-defunct London pirate radio station Freek FM. Since 2004, he has been the dubstep buyer for legendary London record store Blackmarket Records (now BM Soho) and an A&R at Tempa.
sees him further solidify his place as one of the best dubstep selectors in the world, curating a heavy-hitting "eyes down" selection of dubstep's deeper sounds. Opening up with "Down" by
, it sets the tone of what's to come on the 20-track compilation. Taking you on a journey through the deeper and darker side of dubstep, Youngsta's uncompromising selection is more evident here than it has ever been, concentrating on the sound that he has always encompassed and represented on dancefloors worldwide. The mix features four exclusive tracks including "Organic Step" and "Xylophobia VIP" by
and "Wilderness" and "Darkstar" by
. Although he's not yet known as a producer, Youngsta has undoubtedly had a strong influence on the progression of the sound and has co-produced two tracks on the compilation: "Momentum" alongside Icicle and "Arcane" with
. Other artists include:
DJ Madd + Chris SU
should need very little introduction by now. One of the figureheads of dubstep since the very beginning, long-running resident at scene-defining club night FWD>> and the DJ who first played some of the genre's most-loved anthems, he continues to be a hugely active figure in dubstep's development. His weekly show on Rinse FM draws deep for new music, helping to expose and break talented new producers. It's taken until now 11 years since FWD>> first opened its doors for his debut solo 12" to arrive.
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