DBALP006: rRoxymore

rRoxymore - Face to Phase DBALP006, 27/09/2019 rRoxymore’s long-anticipated debut album, Face To Phase, was born of her annual creative hibernation practice. Whereas her previous appearances for Don’t Be Afraid - Thoughts Of An Introvert, Parts 1 & 2 - revealed inner worlds of saturated colour and natural expressiveness, she retreated into her studio at [...] Read More »

DBA Presents: Helm (Live), Stallone The Reducer, Jabu

DBA Presents: Helm (Live), Stallone The Reducer, Jabu, Flo Dill For our final DBA show of the summer we are broadening our horizons to offer a day and night event reflecting the changing nature of our scene and the ever-widening musical tastes of our city. Buoyed by the opportunity to use a new space in [...] Read More »

DBA042: Karen Gwyer

Karen Gwyer - Man On Mountain EP DBA042, 12/07/2019 Karen Gwyer returns to Don’t Be Afraid with her first new work since 2017's Rembo LP, which gained critical acclaim for its powerful body music and melancholic melody led pieces. Man On Mountain EP is a further evolvement of the duality and nuances in moods and [...] Read More »

DBA041: Tyler Dancer

Tyler Dancer - 62 Miles High EP DBA041, 01/03/2019 Following his 2017 solo debut EP, 'Resisting in the Darkness', Tyler Dancer takes a step toward the light in his follow up EP '62 Miles High'. Written in Hasselt, Belgium, '62 Miles High' shows Dancer drawing upon his Detroit and Midwest heritage to reveal another page [...] Read More »

DBALP005: Neville Watson

Neville Watson - The Midnight Orchard DBALP005, 30/11/2018 Neville Watson returns to DBA with The Midnight Orchard, his first full-length in five years. Watson is a key figure on the electronic music scene at large and has made regular appearances on Don’t Be Afraid, as well as on celebrated imprints such as Crème Organization, Clone [...] Read More »

DBA040: Brassfoot

Brassfoot - Indentured Servitude EP DBA040, 12/10/2018 Brassfoot makes his DBA debut following a number of appearances at the DBA Presents parties. Since breaking through with his Apron EP on Funkineven’s world-leading label in 2015, Brassfoot has turned heads with releases on UTTU, Paul Du Lac’s Bio Rhythm, and his own seminal NCA Recordings. On [...] Read More »

DBA Presents: Justin Aulis Long UK Tour

DBA Presents: Justin Aulis Long UK Tour For our final tour of the year DBA are proud to present Justin Aulis Long in session across the UK. Justin Aulis Long is an alchemist and selector who deploys themes of the uncanny, ritual action, and collective effervescence to manifest psychedelic and surreal vortexes during communal dance [...] Read More »

DBA039.5: Various Artists

Various Artists - DBA039.5 DBA039.5, 07/09/2018 DBA’s .5 series returns with another timely set of beats aimed squarely at the dance floor. General Ludd, fresh from the success of their recent outing on Rubadub, set the tone with Owl, a broken techno slammer guaranteed to form the apex of any set. Next up Herva makes [...] Read More »

DUB010: Wheelman

Wheelman - Signal DUB010, 10/08/2018 Glasgow’s Wheelman provides the tenth iteration of DBA’s Dubs 10" series, following a series of high profile releases on Huntleys & Palmers, Studio Barnhus, and his own Stereotone label. Signal is Wheelman’s most ambitious effort to date, its searing amen stabs and deep sub bass guaranteed to wreck any club, [...] Read More »

DBA039: Doubt

Doubt - Bad Plans EP DBA039, 06/07/2018 Following a standout appearance on DVS1’s Mistress label with his ‘Just Pain’ track, the man from Minneapolis, Doubt, returns to Don’t Be Afraid for the first time since 2014’s Poor Dog EP. In the interim he has continued to record on Disposable Commodities under the Doubt moniker, whilst [...] Read More »