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GSBC006 (7th November 2017)

Dexta & Mauoq bring you the official Diffrent Music radio show ‘GiraffeStep Broadcasting Company’, broadcasted live from London’s very own Radar Radio. Diffrent Music: On a mission to spice up the underground music scene, focusing around 170bpm, you could call it a fusion of Jungle, […]

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GSBC005 (25th September 2017)

GiraffeStep Broadcasting Company are back with their 5th episode, live from the GSBC studio in North London. In the house this month we invited label regular Fearful to come spin some tunes, have a chat and announce his debut LP! Tune in for brand new […]

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DIFF034 & DIFF035 12″ Promo’s

“We are over the moon to announce two brand new vinyl releases, which will be dropping end of October, first up, Crypticz’s return to Diffrent, with a full blown EP release, an exploration into his soundscape and signature styles. Secondly, the first 12″ single we’ve done […]

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GSBC004 (14th August 2017)

Dexta & Mauoq return to the internet airwaves in their new North London GSBC studio, organised, set-up and run in-house by the Diffrent Music team! Expect the usual dose of fresh new music, music from the back catalogue, exclusive forthcoming Diffrent Music cuts, plus all […]

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GSBC003 (25th July 2017)

Dexta & Mauoq return for the third instalment of the official Diffrent Music radio show. Tune in for some forthcoming bits from Diffrent Music and the extended family, some exclusive new music from this months featured artist ’Crypticz’, loads of brand new funky music and […]

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GSBC002 (29th June 2017)

Round two.. Right! Dexta & Mauoq are back for the second episode of the official Diffrent Music radio show. They brought in Fybe:one as a special guest to play some tunes off his forthcoming EP and have a mix, there’s loads of new/forthcoming bits and […]

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GSBC001 (31st May 2017)

If Diffrent Music did radio… Dexta & Mauoq bring you the pilot episode for the official Diffrent Music radio show. Tune in for a very untraditional radio broadcast via Music Box Radio UK, expect to hear forthcoming Diffrent Music material, fresh upfront dubplates, and as […]

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D&B Label Market (22nd April 2017)

Clashmouth D&B Label Market April 22nd 2017 with Dexta, Leano & Mauoq After a short sleep between Genesis @ Lightbox the night before and the market stall, Diffrent HQ was turned inside out in preparation of the day ahead. Misplaced old stock was found, recent […]

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Dexta

Dexta Real Name: Chris Royle Aka: Dirty D Groups: Goron Born: Camden, 1986 Diffrent Pick: Chills ‘Everyones Mad’ Random Link: Click here Not a big fan of talking about myself, but here goes… My experience with the label, has been quite an eventful ride, I co-founded the […]

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Dexta @ Break It Down, Munich (31st March 2017)

Break it Down, Munich 31st March 2017 with Dexta It’s always a delight when you get a booking enquiry from Europe, especially when it’s in a city you’ve never heard of, and by a promoter you’ve never crossed paths with. Break It Down, Munich ticked […]

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ElephantCast 024

Dexta & Sense present the ElephantCast, featuring special guests Fybe:One & Mauoq to discuss their forthcoming releases and elephant facts galore… We explore the possibility of a fight to death to see whoes EP comes first, there’s some talk of some new merchandise, an album […]

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Diffrent x Rinse FM (8th March 2017)

We were back on Rinse FM last week taking over Stamina’s show with an “Elephant In The Room” special. Sense MC, Dexta & Mauoq bring you two hours of exclusive plates and a live performance of the album. No Tracklist. Sorry x > Subscribe to […]

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DIFFLP001 – Sense MC

”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 […]

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Diffrent Music @ DJ Mag Bunker (8th Feb 2017)

DJ Mag Bunker, London 8th Feb 2017 with Arkaik, Dexta, Lakeway, Mauoq, Sense MC & Zero T DJ Mag Bunker, a free, monthly, livestream party, supporting the best in underground Bass Music, live from their purpose built venue in Angel, North London. While working on […]

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DIFF030 – Lakeway

“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 […]

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DiffmasCast 2016

Mooo Mooo Mooo Merry Diffmas! Just in the time for the birth of Jesus, or the fat guy in a red dressing gown riding on the back of a red nosed reindeer, we re-group for an afternoon of Minced Pies, Mulled Wine, Eggnog & festive […]

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GiraffeCast 023

Dexta & Sense (with an old man hangover) hooked up in the studio last week, played a load of super hot exclusive music that you’ve probably never even heard of, and spoke over nearly all of it… They got a bit interactive and read out […]

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DIFF028 – Dexta

“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” […]

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GiraffeCast 022

Dexta & Sense are back alongside podcast ‘producer’ – Leano! This episode we discuss Conduct’s battle with Dr.Dre over ratings and followers, Leano lets us know his secret about how to keep kids calm, or rowdy, and we announce a party that won’t actually happen […]

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DiffmasCast 2015

It’s Christmas day, we’ve got Eggnog, Mulled Wine, Mulled Cider, dodgy miscellaneous crisps and loads of beer. Amoss, Arkaik, Coma, Conduct, Dexta, Fearful, Kolectiv & Leano are joined by special guests Facing Jinx & Philth (aka. Peer Pressure Recordings) and a last minute cameo from […]

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DIFF027 – Mtwn

“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 […]

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Dexta @ Vollkontakt, Vienna (4th Dec 2015)

Vollkontakt, Vienna12th March 2015 with Dexta Vienna called! Apparently they wanted a night of Diffrent Music. Vollkontakt, based in the capital of Austria has a great firm D&B community, and regular nights across all spectrums of the scene. It was no surprise that when the call […]

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Subsist x Inflect, Bristol (27th Nov 2015)

Subsist x Inflect , Bristol27th Nov 2015 with Crypticz, Dexta, Fixate & Lakeway Good friends and supporters of the scene, Inflect, teamed up with Bristol regulars Subsist for a night of bass. They handpicked a selection of acts who’re making noise at the moment in […]

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GiraffeCast 021

Dexta & Sense are back for another hour of actual, real, nonsense, they’ve drafted in ‘research-game guru’ Leano (Freedom35) to help make things a little more informative, and Keza also passed through to say hai and give the guys some company. As you can only […]

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GiraffeCast 020

The big 20… 5 years in… Giraffe adulthood is quickly creeping up on us, but Dexta & Sense are here to try make it a little more fun. Here’s just over an hour of mumbles, farts and groans about aliens, types of jam and famous […]

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Independent Label Market (3rd May 2015)

Independent Label Market Bristol May 3rd 2015 with Dexta & Hyroglifics There has always been a lot of love for Diffrent in Bristol, so when we were invited by the Independent Label Market guys to come and pitch up at their debut Bristol event, it […]

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The Trailer TV (12th March 2015)

The Trailer TV, London 12th March 2015 with Dexta, Feaful, Hyroglifics, Mauoq, Sense MC & MC XL Following up the 2014 session with Arkaik, Dexta & Sense MC, The Trailer TV team invited Diffrent back to do a full on takeover. We headed down to the […]

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GiraffeCast 019

We’re back, it’s been a while, but Happy New Year and Happy Birthday! It’s that time of the year where we’re getting merry as it’s our birthday, and we’re #5YEARSYOUNG this year. Chris (Fearful), Andy & James (Amoss) join Dexta for just over an hour […]

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DIFF025 – So Far Vol.1

“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 […]

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DIFF024 – Kolectiv

“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 […]

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GiraffeCast 018

Diffrent Music present: GiraffeCast 018 With a bit of a pause on the usual GiraffeCast format and after the summer’s BBQcast, we return with some fresh flavours and some unexpected drama. Kolectiv were invited down to the zoo to come chat about their forthcoming ‘Immortalis […]

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DIFF022 – Arkaik

“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 […]

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GiraffeCast 017

Diffrent Music present: GiraffeCast 017 Word on the street is that Arkaik’s about to drop a bomb of an EP on his homeland label Diffrent Music. This is all true, and we thought it’d be best to present you the EP in all it’s glory […]

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GiraffeCast 016

Conduct, Dexta, Fearful, Hyroglifics, Kolectiv & Sense shared three mic’s and three bags full of drinks. A birthday wish appearance from Dirty D and Naomi (The giraffe’s wife) tells us all about the birthday party which is being held in Brighton on 21st march 2014.” […]

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DIFF021 – Dexta & Hyroglifics

“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 […]

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GiraffeCast 015

Amoss, Arkaik, Dexta, Kolectiv & Sense got together last week for a little social gathering at Diffrent HQ and managed to record an hour of pure Giraffe based music and talk over 90% of it too! Expect some fresh beats from the Diffrent artists, some […]

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DIFF020 – Evolution Of The Giraffe LP

“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. ” […]

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GiraffeCast 014

Dexta brings together Arkaik, Dominic Ridgway, Mauoq, and Carera (Kolectiv) to talk you through (or talk over should we say) the album and give you the low down of the whole project. There is also an unplanned appearance of Keza (Kolectiv) half way through, how […]

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GiraffeCast 013

Dexta & Sense return with an hour of blessed music, and a load of banter and (ironically) senseless chit chat… Peter Arkaik called in sick, and Dominic Ridgway got called into cover at work, but luckily Andy Amoss stopped in to grace us with some […]

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GiraffeCast 012

So.. This is the first full length GiraffeCast of the 2013. We’ve got a slightly new strategy, and a nice selection of Giraffe-Steppin beats and rib crunching basslines. Dexta & Sense bring you just over an hour of Fresh tunes and an influential classic. Arkaik […]

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GiraffeCast 011.5

This is the ‘Half-GiraffeCast’ – brought to you by the one to watch right now mr Arkaik and of course Dexta … Why? Due to the fact that everyones always busy, and we couldn’t make episode 12 in time, we thought we’d give you a […]

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GiraffeCast 011

Welcome to the beginning of the end of 2012. Hunchbak & Dexta provide you with the top 20 tunes that are doing it for them right now. This may be the first time R Kelly appears in D&B too… All the news and run down […]

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GiraffeCast 010

Sorry for the gap… As you know we have been busy on the road with parties and D&BA things la la la.. But as a treat, we have spilt lots of beans, in the form of pretty much the next six months of diffrent releases […]

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GiraffeCast 009

As we celebrate two years of Diffrent, Hunchbak + Dexta bring you the (only two weeks late) GiraffeCast part 9. Featuring a whole array of giraffe based drum + bass music, suicide toys and “errrrrrrrm, i forgot”‘s (from Dex). Lots of exclusive music’s and a […]

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GiraffeCast 008

Diffrent presents the 8th Giraffecast live from the zoo….. not really. This episode sees musical awesomeness from Lynx, Skeptical, Clarity, Fybe one, and others plus slices from the crew @ diffrent. Special guest appearances from Arsene Wenger and a light sabre fight between two giraffes […]

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GiraffeCast 007

This be the 7th episode of the not quite world famous GiraffeCast from diffrent. In this episode Jekyll sneaks into the studio via the back door, we tell tony coleman we love him and then announce some pretty awesome news. This is all secondary to […]

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GiraffeCast 006

Hunchbak & Dexta bring you the sixth instalment of mental pink giraffe steppin beat packed podcast, featuring Percy pigs, minimal dubstep and dead people… Fun packed, pre-summer GiraffeCast business.” Tracklist. Queensway – St.Valentine [Dub] Whu – Undercover [Diffrent Dub] Clarity – Forensics [Dub] Dakosa & […]

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GiraffeCast 005

The fifth Giraffecast from Hunchbak & Dexta @ diffrent. This episode sees the crew discover that hunchbak cannot speak about his own tunes and that dexta really cannot spell! We also uncover some of the amazing music out there atm, expect to here slices of […]

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GiraffeCast 004

The fourth Giraffecast from Hunchbak & Dexta @ diffrent. This episode sees Dexta relay emotions on a 1-5 scale, an appearance from a cow and some seriously vibeful music. Expect to hear some ice cold cuts from the likes of Dan Marshall, Amoss, Zero T, […]

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GiraffeCast 003

This is the third instalment of the Diffrent Giraffecast, brought to you by Hunchbak and Dexta. In this episode we talk a little bit of rubbish, laugh a few times and play some some of the freshest D&B cuts known to man or beast. Expect […]

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GiraffeCast 002

Well hai there! We’re back for another peak beyond the realms of normal dnb. Expect the freshest cuts from dBridge, Data, Lynx, June Miller, Barbarix, Dan Marshall, plus some in house exclusives b2b some bits we’ve picked up along the way…. Enjoy, and feel free […]

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GiraffeCast 001

Oh hai! Welcome to the first instalment of the giraffe cast from diffrent. Taking place every three months, this is where we peer above the bush to see whats really going on in the drum and bass community. Expect to hear exclusive dubs, from those […]

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