Beneath the Surface 064 – Hosted by KNOXZ & Random J


Guess whose back, back again..

Alright, all of us over at BTS camp want to apologies for the delay on the show, but the wait is finally over! Beneath the Surface episode 64 is definitely one that hits the heart. On this episode we honor Optiv in hearing of his passing. I am sure anyone that is into drum and bass his music has effected you in one way or another. Please go visit his facebook page to pay respects. Also, there is a link below to help donate to his loving family, Gabriella and the boys. In true Optiv fashion, we are going to bring the heat on BTS 64! Especially in this shows “All about the gems” segment featuring 3 huge influential tunes for Optiv’s earlier years under the name. Along with a live mix by KNOXZ, “Melissa’s Music Pick of the week,” and a special guest mix by Tampa’s finest, Random J, we are going in full send! Random J is heavily active in the Tampa and Orlando d&b communities so be sure to check out all the info below. Once again, don’t forget to subscribe to spotify or itunes to get all the new shows first. Much love and respect and long live Optiv! -Cheers

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Ep 64 Tracklist

  1. Back To The Field / Seereal & Reptile [Impact Music]
  2. Move It Out / Gancher & Ruin [NMA]
  3. Puppy / Toyfon [Neuropunk Records]
  4. All I See /Confusious & Mystic [Lost Recordings]
  5. Power (Kursiva Remix) /Benny Page & Sweetie Irie feat. Congo Natty [Dub Shotta]
  6. Judgement Day / Exposure [A R Records]
  7. What You Got (Optiv Remix) / Maztek x Aeph [0101 Records]
  8. Set It (feat. Natty Campbell) (Original Mix) / Toronto Is Broken, Natty Campbell [Program]
  9. Maggot (VIP) / The Clamps, TR Tactics [Mainframe Recordings]
  10. Rush / Trilo, Vegas BCUK [Bad Taste Recordings]
  11. The Centre / Radiax [Unchained ]
  12. Quiver / Radiax [Unchained]
  13. Ode to Optiv – part 1 / KNOXZ [WIP]
  14. Orbit / Rido, Malux [Rido music]
  15. Sandwalker (VIP) / Int Company [C2D]
  16. Thunderstorm & Lightning / Phonograph [Hyperactivity]
  17. Beijing Banger / Radiax [Unchained ]
  18. On A Riddim / DJ Hybrid [Audio Addict]
  19. Drop It Low / ANFM [Program]
  20. Contact / Picota, Kumbh [Mainframe Recordings]
  21. Threat / Toyfon [Neuropunk Records]
  22. Opposing Forces / Exposure [A R Records]
  23. Vicious Cycle / Exposure feat. Stormae [A R Records]
  24. * Concord Dawn / Morning Light [Timeless]
  25. * Optiv / Sodium [Dangerous New Age]
  26. * Optiv / Brainworm [BSE]
  27. * Optiv ft. Ryme Tyme / Manifest [1210]

*Music separate from mix.

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Random J Tracklist
1. Last Goodbye – Break Feat. Celestine – Symmetry Recordings
2. Take A Breath remix – Klute – Commercial Suicide
3. Nebula – Conrad Subs – Original Key Records
4. Downtown Crew – DJ Hybrid – The Lost Tapes Vol.3
5. All Ganja Massive – AC13 & Basstripper – Logikz Audio
6. Whispers in my ear – Break Feat. MC GQ – Symmetry Recordings
7. Keepin It Raw – Break – Symmetry Recordings
8. 1999 Dub (VIP) – DJ Slinke & DJ Hybrid – The Lost Tapes Vol.3
9. Conversations (Dub Mix) – Break Feat. MC Fats & Cleveland – Symmetry Recordings
10. In For The Kill – AC13 – The Lost Tapes Vol.3

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About Author

KNOXZ started his solo project a little over 3 years ago and hails from South Florida, USA. He’s already had quite a few major releases on labels such as Renegade Hardware, Human Imprint, and Flex recordings. Expect nothing but high quality entertainment with this new weekly series of podcasts for Best Drum and Bass!