We’re gearing up for a massive summer here at FatKidOnFire HQ – and we’re stoked to launch the next MakeItGood x FKOF artist feature. Bristol’s Killa & Instinct tore it up at Re:Fraction a few weeks back and their exclusive 50 minute mix replicates that amazing set. We caught up with the guys to discuss their plans for the future and the rest of the usual banter. Peep the interview and mix below and don’t forget to grab the download! Also don’t forget to keep your eyes on Killa & Instinct’s Soundcloud and Facebook accounts for news, releases and updates.
[Photo by Alex Digard]
How long have you both been producing music for? We have been producing seriously over the past two years.
What made you start? It seemed like a natural progression from DJing for the both of us, we also we felt we wanted to put our own stamp on things.
What software do you use to produce your tracks? Logic as the sequencer but a few pieces of hardware also.
Turntables or CDJs? CDJs for dubs we get sent and produce. We love using vinyl but the cost of cutting dubs just isn’t viable right now.
Best set you’ve played has been…? Hard to say but most recently Midnite Run in Belgium was sick.
Any new releases we can look forward to? We have a forthcoming 12” Record coming out on Orientis Records and a track forthcoming on the next GetDarker CD. We also we have plans to release vinyl of our own material with some remixes by producers that we are into.
What music are you listening to at the moment? Killa: “Hip-hop, ambient & electronica”. Instinct: “I’ve been listening to a lot of funk recently”.
Any advice to upcoming DJ/producers? Do your own thing. Have a group of friends that you swap dubs with, this helps you all out greatly. We’re friends with the likes of Lurka, TMSV, Subreachers and Antics long before they had releases, swapping tracks and getting advice from one another. You all seem to come through at the same time that way.
Killa & Instinct’s mix is absolutely rammed full of exclusive dubs from some of the best dubstep producers around – get it on the download and be sure to let us (via the contact details below) and the boys (on Soundcloud and Facebook) know.
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- D1 – Firing Blanks (Tempa)
- Killa & Instinct – Halftime (Orientis)
- Sleeper – Scanners (Dub)
- Thelem – Distilled (Dub)
- Core – How it is (Dub)
- Lurka – Skeptic (Dub)
- Instinct – In Transit (Dub)
- Piro – Radius (Dub)
- Killa & Instinct – Elements (Dub)
- Goli & Ashburner – Stages (Dub)
- Killawatt – Reasons Why (Dub)
- Subreachers – Tidal VIP (Dub)
- Krypticminds & Youngsta – Arcane (Black Box)
- Triky & Antics – Untitled (Dub)
- Lx One – Not Good For Me (Forthcoming Wheel & Deal)
- Subreachers & Antics – Redemption (Sleeper Remix)
- Killa & Instinct – Subconscious (Dub)
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