It seems that with the recent hype over EDM music, a small but distinguished genre on the EDM is often overlooked: Drum and Bass. Although few recognize the term “Drum and Bass”, most of you have likely heard a DnB song without having realized it, for Drum and Bass scene is a vital part of EDM.
What is Drum and Bass? DnB is characterized by fast breakbeats, typically around 160-190 bpm, with heavy bass and sub-bass lines. The most prominent DnB artists include Pendulum, Blu Mar Ten, and Hybrid Minds.
Here’s a quick dose of DnB. After a couple songs, you’ll be able to quickly pick up the characteristic breakbeat and bass sounds of the genre.
A personal favorite by Hybrid Minds:
Another beautiful remix of Skylar Grey’s “Words”:
KOAN Sound’s breathtaking track from the new EP “Sanctuary”:
Unquote’s hit remix of Blu Mar Ten’s “All Or Nothing”: