No Nation & Sheba Q Breaking & Entering Following their stunning 2021 debut on GiraffeStep, No Nation and Sheba Q step up to Diffrent proper with two more tracks that blend raw breakbeat manipulation with a distinctive jazz flavour. Lead track ‘Breaking and […]
Starmix: The A Sides PICKNMIXLP002 Welcome to the candy shop… As Diffrent Music sister label SweetBox prepares for its 19th single release, we delve into the archives to collect all the A-sides so far into one ultra-delicious ‘Starmix’! From the 2015 — the bleepy, dubbed-out […]
Lakeway AWRA007 Lakeway makes his AWRA debut with two twisted transmissions. Delving into dark ambient on ‘Dirt Replica’, the Exeter producer welcomes our new alien overlords by adding his signature cinematic flair to a sparse, creeping throb. On the flip, the DNA of […]
MANI FESTO PICKNMIX017 WARNING: Hazardously sour bangers! Mani Festo joins the SweetBox ranks with two acid hardcore jungle tekno A-bombs: ‘Toxic Waste’ and ‘Warehouse 2.0’. A true man of the moment, Mani’s finely tuned productions are in high demand right now. His catalogue […]
Lakeway 3 Years / Stamina Crew (f. Becca Jane Grey) Lakeway’s frenetic sound has been running jolts of youthful energy through the drum & bass underground for the best part of a decade. His bold, hyperpop-adjacent, rave-centric style envelopes everything from hardcore and […]
BrandNewTrumpets Smile & Disable / The Crossing From the tale of the Chinese empress erased from history to a dedication to the key workers who’ve been our lifeline for the past year, BrandNewTrumpets has quickly built a reputation for music rich with storytelling […]
Dexta Tenz / Dissolute (Conduct Remix) Originally a North London kid, Dexta’s new release is dedicated to the lands South of the River that have shaped his adult life. Brockley, Syndenham, Honor Oak, Deptford. The streets, buildings and sounds that have surrounded him […]
Lakeway Wave Rider EP Diffrent Music x Lakeway present – WAVEMAN001 Water churning, time turning, sun burning Wave crashing, head bashing Ride, glide, collide High flying, fish frying Eye crossing, cookie tossing Snaking, quaking, booty shaking Scrolling, controlling, rock ’n’ rolling […]
BrandNewTrumpets The Workers EP BrandNewTrumpets lands back on Diffrent Music with her highly anticipated second release, ‘The Workers’ EP. BrandNewTrumpets lands back on Diffrent Music with her highly anticipated second release, ‘The Workers’ EP. Almost a full year since her refreshingly […]
PICKNMIX015 Dusty Ohms & Raptorhandz SweetBox affiliate Dusty Ohms returns to the fold in collaboration with RaptorHandz (aka Melbourne’s Able8) for a bubbly concoction of footwork and halftime beats. Designed to get feet shifting, lead track ‘Shake Shake’ matches slippery 160 […]
Fearful & Mtwn Collisions EP Never a label to be pigeonholed, Diffrent Music returns with its first full downtempo release courtesy of label stalwarts Fearful and Mtwn. Having touched on UK techno, garage and ambient with his expansive 2017 album ‘Interference’, […]
PICKNMIX014 Constrict More new blood on SweetBox as Brighton’s Constrict joins the Diffrent Music sister label, cutting two distinct paths deep into the jungle with ‘Refereshers’ and ‘Notice To Thieves’. As the days begin to get longer, ‘Refreshers’ provides one of […]
Lakeway The Misadventures of Lakeway (Part 3) EP Lakeway officially returns to Diffrent Music with his new three-tracker ‘The Misadventures Of Lakeway (Part 3)’. The third instalment of the ‘Misadventures’ series he kicked off on Hospital’s now-defunct Med School offshoot, the […]
PICKNMIX013 Luke Sentric Hailing from Perth, Australia, new recruit Luke Sentric joins the SweetBox roster with jaw-breaking debut effort. Lead track ‘Gobstopper’ uses minimal elements to maximum effect: ultra-stripped, halftime percussion, a sneering, pitched-up ragga vocal, and cataclysmic globules of low-end. […]
PICKNMIX012 Howitzer Howitzer fires off two high-powered, 160bpm weapons for Sweetbox, returning to the Diffrent Music sister label for his second solo outing, after the success of last summer’s ‘Blackjacks’. Lead track ‘Lemonhead’ rains down a fiery combination of militant drumwork […]
BrandNewTrumpets ‘Ode To Olé’ EP DIFF038 THE DEBUT EP FROM BRANDNEWTRUMPETS! Next up on South London’s Diffrent Music comes the debut release from exclusive new signing, BrandNewTrumpets. It was tragic circumstances which brought about a chance meeting between BrandNewTrumpets and label […]
”As so many great schemes do, it started with a conversation in a pub. After several sporadic releases on Diffrent Music, including his renowned 2013 debut ‘Tongues’, label boss Dexta wanted more music from Fearful. One thing led to another, and suddenly an album was […]
AWRA001 Still Download Now The first in a new series of unclassified music, perhaps made by aliens living amongst us, perhaps not. Still – Russian born musical artist and performer, who’s gone even further down the rabbit hole since his ‘Bugs […]
D’TCH ‘Portal EP’ We take great pleasure in bringing back Bristol based D’TCH for his second release on Diffrent Music. The ‘Portal’ EP is a full on artist project featuring new solo works and collaborations with the enigma that is Jekyll, and the […]
Lakeway – Storm / Borderlines We’re stoked to announce that Exeter based Liam Ralph, more commonly known as Lakeway is back (not that he went anywhere!) – dropping his follow up single to the killer ‘OXT EP’ . Two energy fuelled riddims, filled to […]
Dexta & Crypticz – Together 12″ “Dexta and Crypticz are delighted to announce their long awaited 12” single, ‘Together’, featuring two remixes from Munich-based Danny Scrilla. Two years in the making, the project will finally see the light of day on 10th November 2017 […]
Crypticz – Access You EP “Diffrent Music take great pleasure in announcing the stunning new ‘Access You EP’ from rising star, Crypticz. Following up the Somerset producer’s 2015 ‘Contact EP’, the new six track record is set for release on 27th October 2017. The […]
Kolectiv & MEDIKA – GSTEP018 “Kolectiv & MEDIKA, two names who’re no strangers to the Diffrent family. The former, return to the camp with their first artist release on the label since 2014’s ‘Immortalis EP’ and the latter, a debut appearance from Bristol based […]
Fybe:one – New Soul Music EP “Two years in the making, we’re glad to announce the long awaited EP from multi-talented Greg Haynes aka Fybe:one, featuring Hyroglifics, Lakeway & Sense MC. ‘New Soul Music EP’ was crafted over two years following a couple of […]
PICKNMIX009 D’TCH Cat# PICKNMIX009 Release date: 26th August 2017 Written by: Cliff Airey Mastering: Bob @ Subvert Central Design: Banana Gun Published by: Pink Giraffe Publishing
Ethos – GSTEP017 “Diffrent Music are proud to present to you yet another newcomer to the scene, this time, a two track single from Bristol based double act Ethos. Entering with two contrasting pieces of sonic art, the duo touch on a fusion pot […]
DIFFREE017 Mauoq ‘Repente’ Enjoy!
“No stranger to the Diffrent family, Mauoq, who’s released quite a few collaborations on the label already and played at various label parties, finally comes through with his debut solo release, the “Expat EP”. Four solid tunes that display the Italian producer’s trademark sounds and […]
D’TCH – GSTEP016 “Keeping things moving, we are proud to announce one of our latest singings. Bristol based D’tch joins the family with his debut release on Diffrent Music, a single constructed of two very contrasting sounds. You’re going to dig this whether you’re […]
Slekk “Four Nails EP” “We told you at the start of the year that we have the heat turned up, and are ready to rock 2017! Another pretty imminent release straight out of Berlin city (another first for us and our quest to dominate […]
”It only took just under four years to complete, but the collaboration between D&B’s wordsmith Sense MC and London based record label Different Music is finally completed. #BuyTheAlbum has been the hashtag for the last three years, via random outbursts on the GiraffeCast, and since […]
PICKNMIX008 HØST Cat# PICKNMIX008 Release date: 1st February 2017 Written by: Harry Taylor Mastering: Bob @ Subvert Central Design: Banana Gun Published by: Pink Giraffe Publishing
”It’s 2017, and we’re turning up the heat or we’re throwing a spanner in the works (depends how you look at it!), the imminent release of this debut four tracker EP by Still, comes all the way from Yuzhno-Sakhalinsk, Russia, which is probably the furthest […]
“Lakeway drop’s his first release on Diffrent Music in two years after recently signing to the camp. “OXT EP” built up of music written during a particular time in his life. To sum up the record up in short, it’s full of moody atmospheres, energetic […]
PICKNMIX007 Lowquid Cat# PICKNMIX007 Release date: 21st December 2016 Written by: Martin Cains Mastering: Bob @ Subvert Central Design: Banana Gun Published by: Pink Giraffe Publishing
“Who/What/Where/Why is Gaunt? The anonymous Gaunt re-animate(s) itself/themselves for one ‘last’ release! There’s little to say about this character, but we’re sure glad we got the sweet hook up! This debut single from the unknown artist has been sat in the zoo for quite some […]
PICKNMIX006 D’TCH & Soul Defiance Cat# PICKNMIX006 Release date: 2nd November 2016 Written by: Cliff Airey & Viren Chitroda Mastering: Bob @ Subvert Central Design: Banana Gun Published by: Pink Giraffe Publishing
“Diffrent keeps the boil on after the imminent release of the Greazus EP, this time back over to Europe for Belgian producer Digid’s return to Diffrent Music. After a two year wait, we’re proud to present to you his follow release after the 2014 collaboration […]
“Greazus Loves You! Don’t you forget! The Canadian duo ‘Greazus’ based in Vancouver are the first to fly their flag for Diffrent Music. They’ve recently dropped bombs with Critical Music & Hospital Records and in the meantime have been cooking up some heaters for us! […]
PICKNMIX005 Lakeway Cat# PICKNMIX005 Release date: 31st August 2016 Written by: Liam Ralph Mastering: Bob @ Subvert Central Design: Banana Gun Published by: Pink Giraffe Publishing
“What happens when Diffrent Music HQ stumble upon the fact that ‘World Giraffe Day’ and ‘World Music Day’ are falling on the same day this year? Out comes the research game, and phone calls fire left right and centre. What comes next? A charity fundraiser […]
PICKNMIX004 HØST Cat# PICKNMIX009 Release date: 25th May 2016 Written by: Harry Taylor Mastering: Bob @ Subvert Central Design: Banana Gun Published by: Pink Giraffe Publishing
“This debut artist EP for Dexta sees a variety of sounds and styles, made up with music that has been in production for the past couple of years along with fresh tracks that were nailed over the last few months and even this year. “Flaming0” […]
“Ddiffrent Music is back for another year of fun and frolicking, starting off with the first American signing to the catalogue; Graphs. The Boston based DJ/Producer who’s released on only a handful of labels to date, and this single shows off some of his best […]
PICKNMIX003 Bokeh & Lowquid Cat# PICKNMIX003 Release date: 3rd February 2016 Written by: Scott Sheppard & Martin Cains Mastering: Bob @ Subvert Central Design: Banana Gun Published by: Pink Giraffe Publishing
PICKNMIX002 James Bless & Crypticz Cat# PICKNMIX002 Release date: 16th December 2015 Written by: James Bless Remix by: Jordan Parsons Mastering: Bob @ Subvert Central Design: Banana Gun Published by: Pink Giraffe Publishing
“Mtwn, two brothers from a small town in east Belgium, made a mark with several high quality releases between 2012-2014 on labels such as Break-Fast Audio, Dispatch Limited, Proximity Recordings, Samurai Music and of course Diffrent Music. After a short bit of quiet time, the […]
DIFFREE016 Lakeway ‘Box Phantom’ Enjoy!
“Back in two thousand and Len, we released DIFF001 which featured “Everyones Mad” by Chills (which is available with this single as an exclusive Bandcamp bonus). A very much unknown producer from Bristol, UK. After a five years and few failed attempts at doing a […]
“We still to this day cannot work out what was going on in Liam’s head when these tracks were made! There’s no words to describe the sounds, just soak it up and take it as it comes! Early support from the likes of Dexta, Hyroglifics, […]
PICKNMIX001 Crypticz & Lakeway Cat# PICKNMIX001 Release date: 29th June 2015 Track A written by: Jordan Parsons Track B written by: Liam Ralphs Mastering: Bob @ Subvert Central Design: Banana Gun Published by: Pink Giraffe Publishing
“Eugene Galushchenko aka. Fade has been on the Diffrent Music radar since the dawn of mankind. Five years later and they’ve finally managed to work together in a professional capacity. The Ukrainian producer has conjured up two rather “Out There” track’s in a somewhat Jungle […]
“Fearful’s long awaited extended player. Two years after ‘Tongues’ was released, we’re more than excited to unleash the ‘Mechanism EP’. Four tracks that have been in construction over the 48 months have been pieced together, ready to rattle bass bins and shake neck bones. Watch […]
DIFFREE015 Arkaik ‘Wax (VIP)’ Enjoy!
DIFFREE014 Dexta ‘Jungle War (VIP)’ Enjoy!
“Conduct’s debut single for Diffrent Music, after a 2 year wait, the release finally came together, expect the unexpected! Cat# GSTEP006 released February 23, 2015 Cat# GSTEP006 Series: GiraffeStep Written by: Chris Edwards & Robin Andrews Mastering: Bob @ Subvert Central Artwork: Banana Gun Creative Published […]
“To kick off the new year, we’re adding to the GiraffeStep series with a release by SW England’s Crypticz, and to follow suite with DIFF005, we’re dropping it as an extended player. Four track’s built up over the past year compiled, mixed and mastered into […]
“Diffrent Music, So Far.. Speaks for itself really, this brand new vinyl series brings together a handful of carefully selected tracks that until now have been available only as digital downloads. This is the first offering, and a whole lot of love has gone into […]
“Kolectiv come with their first individual release for Diffrent Music after their track “Slow” which featured on the ‘Evolution Of The Giraffe’ LP last year. This EP shows off the London based trio’s versatility in sound, with two new solo pieces which are both worlds […]
DIFFREE013 Andy Pain ‘#Banana’ Enjoy!
“Andy Pain & Z-Connection, two artists with a prolific back catalogue come together with something a little out of the ordinary for the duo. Two artists, one single, one track each, both way outside the box style wise.” released September 29, 2014 Cat# GSTEP004 Series: […]
“The 3rd instalment to the GiraffeStep series is a two track single from new comer Fixate who’s already secured some pretty interesting signings, but most of of all come with a serious selection of tunes. “Pum Pum” & “System Malfunction” have had support already from […]
“M-Zine & Scepticz come with their debut single, following their track ‘Choices’ which was their contribution to the ‘Evolution Of The Giraffe LP’ project back in December. In true diffrent giraffe culture, the lads have teamed up with three different artists of their own choice, […]
DIFFREE012 Clima ‘Digital Style (Prolific Dub)’ Enjoy!
“Clima, Diffrent’s second brotherly duo, this time hailing from eastern Spain, Zaragoza to be precise drop their debut single with Diffrent Music on the brand new GiraffeStep series. The duo supplied us with pair of highly contrasting tracks that very much fitted the label’s ethos. […]
“Keeping the collective family vibe more than alive, Arkaik has rounded his troops up and put together his third EP for release on his homeland Diffrent Music. Paving the way forward for future releases on the label, we see a record that show’s off Arkaik’s […]
“Next on the table keeping the pink giraffe output fluent and high quality is a two track single from Russian based Kije (Kie-Gee / Ki-j / Kidge? You decide!). Channeling through the brand new GiraffeStep series, this debut release kicks off with a bang. Kije […]
DIFFREE011 Dexta & Bredren ‘Get Stupid (Tony The Tiger)’ Enjoy!
DIFFREE010 Dexta & Mauoq ‘Sluggapella’ Enjoy!
“Following the ‘Evolution Of The Giraffe LP’, Diffrent Music shows early signs of evolution. The first release of 2014, a ‘Fusion Single’ format release where Dexta & Hyroglifics come together, each with a solo offering and a joint effort for the title track. ‘Boxgroove’ is […]
DIFFREE009 Dexta & Mauoq ‘Slugger (Dexta’s Garage Bootleg)’ Enjoy!
DIFFREE008 Jekyll ‘Garrison Dogs’ Enjoy!
“The 20th release from Diffrent Music is a label album featuring artists from the past, the present and the future all carefully put together onto an 8 track album with a CD with an extra 2 bonus tracks and a 12″ pink vinyl sampler. ” […]
DIFFREE007 Fybe:one ‘Physical’ Enjoy!
“Dominic Ridgway is no new-comer to Diffrent, with several plays from the label crew on the GiraffeCast, mix-tapes and DJ sets. Dominic has entered a new unchartered territory this year bringing his top quality production together with some outrageous groove’s and drum swings and generally […]
“Mtwn (in our vocabulary pronounced Mutwun, but known to others by the name Motown) are a pair of brothers that reside way out near the eastern border of Belgium. They’ve been releasing amazing quality music on several high profile D&B labels lately and we are […]
“Olly (Direct Motion) is an artist that has been supplying music to Diffrent for quite some time. These two tracks presented in this here single marked a change in direction and style for Olly in Diffrent Music’s opinion & immediately switched the giraffe radar into […]
“After two months of solid skanking, Leonard decided it was time for a little intermission and marched on down to Victoria where he jumped on the 15:32 to Brighton. While taking 5 from the slot machines he bumped into a pair of bullies who stuck […]
DIFFREE006 Arkak ‘Memories Lost’ Enjoy!
“The messy remains from the glass explosion was pretty brutal leaving a lot of sharp, ‘Serrated’, knife edge style pieces, Our cake (Arkaik) managed to find himself ‘Lost’ and caught up in the rubble one day and decided to resolve the situation in the form […]
DIFFREE005 Jekyll ‘Disperse’ Enjoy!
“Billy & Matt had always been big fans of the big pink giraffestep movement, and Leonard the pink giraffe has always had love for Billy & Matt + their numerous projects. One such project which had the Fathom-Audio-Time-Travel unit head back to the early days […]
“A month or so passed, and the golden mauve curly-wurly drainpipe system had seen the last of its good days, and dried up with a terrible stench of pink giraffe dirt. Thomas-the-bass-engine had performed many sound instillations with the drainpipe, pumping all sorts of ridiculous […]
“While the whole world were stuck in a frantic moment of trauma, the late ‘Sigmund Freud’ had been conducting experiments alongside Stanza down in the west end, while people generally passed by eating their subway and looking out for cracks in the floor. A long […]
“Leonard was kinda flat out for almost most of the winter of 2011, but for some reason the neck kept twitching. Meanwhile, back over in the UK, that sticky bass creator, Peter Arkaik was in the studio letting out his bad moods and stress relief […]
“Debut single from Frederic Robinson. Somewhere over western Europe, an un-identified falling object crashed landed causing a massive bang, and a ginormous Banana shaped smoke cloud. Frederic, a local artistic young chap was so inspired by this hilariously funny giant cloud that covered the whole […]
“One day, Daniel the eager Martian decided to visit planet earth. He jumped into his pink, giraffe shaped moon-lander, when suddenly the ships “perpetual motion powered ghetto blaster” tuned into the giraffe cast. After a couple minutes of jibba jabba from the hosts in-came a […]
“The power and sheer force of this single will causes shock waves, and who else to deliver it but the boys from Diffrent, DIFF008 sees the return of ‘Whu’ with two tracks of simply genius music! ‘Packrat’ just keeps giving you the urge to head […]
“If you are looking for something that is a cut above the rest, then have a slice of this single brought to you by ‘Shaded’. This masterful creation of intellectual and creative drum and bass will set a new standard of production through out all […]
DIFFREE004 Whu ‘No Future’ Enjoy!
DIFFREE003 Shaded ‘Gone’ Enjoy!
“This single should come with a warning, “may cause insane movements through out your body” and thats just the start. The boys at ‘Diffrent’ have certainly discovered what is set to be one of the biggest releases of 2011, manufactured and hand crafted by Dakosa. […]
“Diffrent’s first extended player is packed to the brim with tight polished grooves and low end perfection, brought to you by the geniuses that are ‘Hunchbak’ and ‘Jekyll’. The disturbing vocals and eerie atmos of ‘End of The World’ instantly set the tone, followed up […]
“Two bits of deep sticky bass heavy stompers from newcomer Arkaik. This debut single release contains ‘Stress Relief’ that blew a hole in the Diffrent HQ back in the first quarter of the year, and a Bass-heavy ‘Second Base’ which is guaranteed to make your […]
“The third offering from the giraffe-squad, is a double A side single release from the up-and-coming Joe Syntax. Two tracks, exploring two very different areas of his soundscape desires. ‘White Light’, a very steppy electro-groove dancefloor destroyer, and backed with the warming summer style ‘Libra’, […]
“Our second release is from a marvellous young chap named Cuelock and showcases the sticky bass that we love here so much @ diffrent HQ. Departed and Ghost Sound are both guaranteed to get your heads nodding, and your feet shuffling. Both tracks are on […]
“First up we have two new names fresh to the scene in Tightrope and Chills. We think there’s big things to come from both parties and are sure you will agree once you’ve peep’d Peace and Everyone’s mad. Peace has received a load of love […]
DIFFREE002 Cuelock ‘Depths’ Enjoy!
DIFFREE001 Hunchbak ’50 Hurts’ Enjoy!