10.02 DBA1002, 04/12/2020 Don’t Be Afraid return with the second chapter in a double compilation celebrating ten years at the cutting edge of electronic music in the UK and beyond. Following contributions from rRoxymore, Karen Gwyer and Mr. Beatnick, DBA 10.02 delves deeper still into a fertile underground, furthering connecting the sense of musical curiosity [...] Read More »


10.01 DBA1001, 20/11/2020 The first in a pair of compilations bookending DBA’s ten year celebrations, 10.01 collects new works from the roster of celebrated underground electronic label, featuring artists including rRoxymore, Karen Gwyer and Mr. Beatnick sitting alongside transmissions from talent orbiting the London label’s ever-evolving template, including Lurka and Kamau (the artist formerly known [...] Read More »

DBA Podcast 011 – Minos

DBA Podcast 011 - Minos 02/02/2021 For our first podcast of the year we hand over to Dublin's Minos for an hour of bedroom techno from one of the genre's key players. Minos has steadily been making moves in Dublin’s fertile underground scene for some years now as both a DJ and producer. Known for [...] Read More »

In Conversation: Byron The Aquarius

In Conversation: Byron The Aquarius From humble origins growing up in America's Deep South, Byron The Aquarius is fast becoming one of the best-loved artists in house music. His releases for labels like Wild Oats, Sound Signature and Apron are a rare return in the modern era to the eccentric flair of early house, and [...] Read More »

DBA Recommends: Bass Clef

DBA Recommends: Bass Clef Bass Clef was once described to me by a friend not usually known for his generosity of spirit as a 'real artist'. In a world where everything from brazen commercialism to obscurantist noodling qualifies as art, the idea of what a 'real' artist might look like is elusive. I'm inclined to [...] Read More »