Kung Guest Mix


25 Sep 2012





If you are reaching to the Kmag night at Cafe 1001 in October, you can bear witness to Kung. With forthcoming material on Rise Audio, we thought it was about time we got some knowledge from him. He also has provided us with a guest mix, so make sure you check that out below.



Hi Kung, how are you? Let us know about your musical wanderings so far, and tell us about some of your previous releases.

Yo! I'm good thanks! I've been making music since I was a child, in my home town Granada, Spain. Currently focusing on drum & bass, I have had past releases on labels such as Ammunition, C2D, Citrus and my newest track 'Misuse' has just been signed to Rise Audio.


My latest releases out there are 'Brainsmoke' and a collab with Mefjus called 'Exhale' both of these tracks were released on Citrus earlier this year. Oh, and I've done a few dubstep releases as well...









Your sound brings something new to d&b - how do you come up with the vibe you bring to the new release?

I really do not know how it happened ... I just thought I'd make a nice melody with some dirty and nasty sounds. Making music is fun because you can really do whatever you want, not just what you know works.


I also want to be different, I'm always looking for new sounds, but always keeping the funk.



Tell us about some of the other material you've got forthcoming on Rise Audio.

I can't say too much... Right now I'm working on several exciting new projects, a few things with a darker vibe than Misuse. There will be more news soon.



What have you included on the mix you've prepared for us?

I have included some Kung tracks both released and unreleased, along with other tracks I like from Billain, Mefjus, L 33, Aeph, on labels such as Critical, Rise Audio, Dispatch and Citrus.


How about live? Where are some of the places people can catch you playing?

I have two gigs in London incoming, one of them will be the next Kmag / Rise Audio event at Cafe 1001 and the other is still being confirmed. 


I also frequently play gigs across Spain, and I am currently available for DJ bookings worldwide - contact: events@riseaudio.co.uk


 Download the mix here


Kung Kmag mix 2012


01: Kung - Misuse  

02: Mefjus & L33 - Inclination

03: Emperor - Monolith

04: Mefjus & Kung - Exhale           

05: L33 - Complex Things

06: Frankee - Pandorum                          

07: Fourward - Steady State                                   

08: Octane & DLR ft. Break - Murmur

09: Billain - Total Darkness

10: Optiv & BTK - Whatever (Mefjus Remix)

11: Kung - Fixation                            

12: Memtrix - Slipper

13: Mefjus - Genetic Drift

14: Aeph - Hoedown

15: Billain - Fiber Twist

16: Landscappers - Creature         

17: Billain - God Ribs

18: Kung - Brainsmoke






    Related Links:

    Like it? Share it!
    Sign up for more with the Kmag weekly newsletter.






    • Kmag Presents Soul Flex Digital
      Our next Kmag Presents session at Cafe 1001 is on August 8 with Soul Flex Digital to launch their new 'Vintage' LP. We caught up with Dubsta to find out what's in store from the night and the album.

    • In The Studio: Break
      Break is giving other producers the chance to add a bit of his magic to their music with his Symmetry Drum & Bass sample pack. Here Break reveals how he works in the studio.

    • KG Gives Away Massive Preset Bank
      Drum & bass producer KG is giving away his Drum N Bass Preset Pack For Massive, find out how to get your hands on it...

    • Technimatic interview
      Since we last spoke to Technicolour & Komatic they've become Technimatic, signed to Shogun Audio and have written the 'Desire Paths', which is about to drop. High time for another chat then...

    • Top 10 Free Tracks
      It's Tuesday so time for ten more tracks you can download for free. This week's list includes Spirit, Evol Intent, Makoto, Digital Niyabingh, Indivision, Dawn Raid & Jungle Drummer and more.

    • Bop Previews Punk's Not Dead On Spotify
      Kmag checks in with the genre-bending minimalist Bop as he unleashes a Spotify preview of his highly anticipated Punk's Not Dead LP on Med School.

    • Top 5 Free Mixes
      Our list of favourite mixes from the past week includes sets from Randall, Reso, Elite Force, Hatcha and Mindscape.

    • Novation Announce Launch Control XL
      Novation have announced a new mixer controller called Launch Control XL.

    • Calyx and TeeBee Interview
      As they prepare to unleash their highly anticipated FABRICLIVE 76 mix on the masses, Kmag snags a peek behind the decks of the stalwart dons of d&b best known as Calyx & TeeBee.

    • Pioneer Launches The PLX-1000 Turntable
      Pioneer marks 20 years in the DJ industry with the launch the PLX-1000 turntable.

    • Atlantic Connection Gives Away The Archives
      Atlantic Connection is giving away nearly 80 tracks from 2001 – 2010 so we tracked him down to find out why and how his new album is coming along.

    • Top 10 Free Tracks
      Normally each week we bring you our five favourite free tracks we've found but there are so many around just now we've upped it to ten this time.

    • DJ Monita Brings Back Skeleton Recs
      DJ Monita is bringing back Skeleton Recordings with a remix package of The Razors Edge featuring reworks by Soul Intent, mSdoS and Blade. We spoke to Monita to find out what to expect.

    • Top 5 Free Mixes
      Our selection of the best DJ mixes from the last seven days includes Jumping Jack Frost, Utah Jazz, King Yoof, Jurassik and PBK.

    • Ivy Lab Introduce 20/20 LDN
      Sabre, Stray and Halogenix of Ivy Lab have just launched 20/20 LDN, a free midweek event in London, get all the details right here.



    You have successfully unsubscribed from the Knowledge newsletter