Archive for the ‘Bass’ Category

Caspa – Venom [Sub Soldiers]

Caspa - Venom [Sub Soldiers]

 

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Caspa is back on it with the well, venomous beats of ‘Venom’ That’s right, its time for your bass poison courtesy of Caspa on the Sub Soldiers imprint. with an intro like Jaws swimming up to the beach, ‘Venom’ is a deadly (sic) blend of Grime & Bass. The bassline grabs you by the scruff of the neck and shakes you around vigorously. The beats propel forward in minimalist but incredibly effective fashion. You don’t need the remedy, you need this poison, you need ‘venom’

VA- Sub Slayers 50

King Yoof - Back 2 Hackney (2017 VIP)

 

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Since 2009, Sub Slayers have helped define the UK/Global Bass music scene with countless classics from the likes of King Yoof, Toronto Is Broken and many other top artists

Sub Slayers 50 celebrates a momentous milestone with fresh VIP of 5 of the best tracks from the Slayers back cat. Fresh 2017 VIPs of King Yoof ‘Back To Hackney’, Toronto Is Broken ‘Spirit Song’, Wizard ‘Phenomenon One’ Featuring Rebel MC/Lady Chann, SKMA ‘Chesire Cat’ Featuring Fumin’, and US Bass/Jungle/DnB legend Skanx a.k.a 6Blocc ‘Afrika’ all tell a bass loaded story of the label’s journey and what the future holds. To quote David Boomah ‘Forward Ever, Backwards Never’, clearly the ethos of Jay Cunning’s premiere bass music imprint for 2017 and beyond….

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qebrµs’ new EP on Love Love Records has already received support from none other than the Aphex Twin

The tracks on this eclectic EP have no name, just symbols. Perhaps symbolic of the non-linear, fascinating sounds that owe much to the work of Aphex Twin & Squarepusher. It’s very hard to describe what’s on offer here musically but we love it!!! A bit of Lo-Fi, industrial, shades of experimental techno and psychedelia. The glitchy broken beats on this EP by qebrµs are a delight!!!

Marvellous Cain – The HitMan EP 2016 Sampler #4

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Jungle anthem and classic ‘The Hitman’ by Marvelous Cain Ft Cutty Ranks gets the House & Garage rerub treatment for  The HitMan EP 2016 Sampler #4

CoiTy & RyKennon give Marvellous Cain ‘The HitMan’ a pure 187 Lockdown circa 98 style rumbling speed garage refix with gunshots and warp bass aplenty!!!

For the UKG & Breaks fans, Scott & Nick add in the full ‘Limb By Limb’ vocal on their uplifting 2 stepper remix

2 Rotten Scoundrels give ‘The HitMan’ a cutting edge remix blurring the lines between Grime, Breaks & Jungle with speaker burning 808s and rumbling amen breaks

Scott Garcia goes for a 4×4 Garage refix straight from the heady days of the late 90’s

all artists involved do themselves proud with more than worthy House/Garage versions of this seminal Jungle classic




Top Ten Tunes of 2016

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My (Tariq) Top Ten Tunes of 2016 are:

1. Enrico Sangiuliano- Moon Rocks

2. Rhythm 4 Reason- Make Some Noise For The Dj’s (Sound Of The ’92 Cru Mix) 

3. Rhythm 4 Reason – Rock The Beat (Maura’s Sweet Dreams Mix)

4. Vertical Drop & Bobby Tee- All In Vain

5. Spektre & Chicago Loop – Shoot From The Hip

6. 2 Bad Mice- Gone Too Soon

7. House Of Virus & Jimi Polo- Better Days

8. Skeleton Army- Shaw

9. Skeleton Army- Morning Glory 2016

10. Swankout-Original Bad Boy

BORKA FM/MOTIVBREAKS Jump Up/This Sound

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Borka FM & Motivbreaks feature on an essential double header of Breaks brilliance out now on the V.I.M Breaks Bronze imprint

Borka FM applys the Breaks to House music style pianos and sounds while Motivbreaks goes for a tearout 2 Stepper with beastly basslines, Jungle style vox and a touch of the Punks Music/Stanton Warriors vibes. Two excellent breaks tracks, essential additions to your buy cart

Teklife VIP Free Compilation

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Respected pioneering Footwork label, Teklife is giving away this massive compilation of 160BPM heat for free. 14 tracks in total from some of the Footwork/Juke scene’s very best artists, don’t miss out!!!

JH Nickel – Act Up / Shade

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JH Nickel ‘Act Up/Shade’. 2 great ways to finish up 2016 for premier UK Bass House label, Night Shift Sound

Both ‘Act Up and ‘Shade’ are firmly rooted in the Grime/Bass/House sound with big brazen stabs, Grime MC style vocals and chunky beats. ‘Act Up’ leans more towards a clean, crisp Tech House sound with huge wobbling subs.

‘Act Up’ leans more towards a clean, crisp Tech House sound with huge wobbling subs.

‘Shade’ is a suitably tough companion to ‘Act Up’ with lazer charged synths and a menacing refrain. Subtle allusions to the mid 00’s Niche sound and even earlier UKG sound can be discerned on this blazing rhythm.

So there’s your bass fix well and truly fixed!!!

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