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Dem Vinyl Boyz EP 80 - DJ Magic Mike - Bass is the Name of the Game


In this bass-thumping episode of Dem Vinyl Boyz, we’re diving into the deep, resonant world of DJ Magic Mike and his groundbreaking album, “Bass is the Name of the Game.” Released in 1989, this album is a cornerstone of the Miami bass scene, a genre that combines hip-hop beats with low-frequency bass that’s meant to be felt as much as heard.

DJ Magic Mike, hailed as one of the pioneers of bass music, delivers an electrifying mix of tracks that showcase his skill as a DJ and producer. “Bass is the Name of the Game” is packed with pulsating rhythms, dynamic scratches, and beats that can make any subwoofer work overtime. Hits like “Feel the Bass” and “Drop the Bass” have become anthems in the bass music genre, celebrated for their ability to get listeners moving and feeling the groove down to their bones.

In this episode, we’ll explore the impact of DJ Magic Mike’s album on the evolution of bass music and its influence on later genres like trap and dubstep. We’ll discuss the technical aspects of the album’s production, the cultural context of the Miami bass scene in the late ’80s, and how “Bass is the Name of the Game” has remained a beloved classic among bass enthusiasts.

Join us on Dem Vinyl Boyz as we crank up the volume and immerse ourselves in the seismic waves of DJ Magic Mike’s “Bass is the Name of the Game.” This episode is a must-listen for anyone interested in the roots of bass music and the art of crafting beats that move both the heart and the body.

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