Shogun Audio are drumming up the fanfare ahead of the imminent release of Alix Perez’s second LP with a freebee from the forthcoming album!
Whats not to love? Get on the download! http://www.alixperez.com/
When this landed in my inbox I had to change pants, my two favourite tracks of last year remixed by my two favourite artists. Who could ask for more?
Love So True VIP is a great take on an already amazing track, rather than pad it out with re-processed versions of the same sound, theres been many additions to the entire song and the intro is still a game changer on any dancefloor. That drop has been chiselled up into a bone breaker and generally twisted into an altogether heavier track, two thumbs up!
Watch Out came on symmetry late last year from a collab Eastcolors and Enei. It was a defining track for Eastcolors, and one that signalled a new direction for the young artist.
It was a quality tune in its own right, but when I heard Enei got his hands on it for remix duties, my curiosity couldn’t be contained.
It is a great remix, but there are elements that dont sit as well as in the original. That bass hit is tough, but sounds out by a fraction of a second, enough to instil confusion.
The vocal is an oddity too. Whilst its a wicked lick and sits in the song fine, don’t double drop it or layer it up. It’s off from the classic 4:4 of many tracks and makes my brain hurt as a listener.
This’ll make an incredible 12″ and is out at the beginning of March!
Two names that are synonymous with the best liquid drum & bass has to offer; Technimatic & Random Movement have just dropped some jaw dropping tunes on Rubik. I’ve been waiting for this for months, and now theyre out, I cant stop playing them.
Both sides are fantastic and I’d gladly buy this up on vinyl
Bringing the deep flavours of the old school sounds back in the fold once again are Mikal and Rido with this quality release on Utopia Music.
Mikal kicks things off with Spiritual; deep pulsing basslines and dislocated beats backed with eerie synth lines takes me back to early metalheadz, good stuff!
Rido on remix duties next. The Chant was released some time ago on Utopia, it was a quality track, but lacked a little character. Rido has given this track a voice of its own, the combination of these two guys is pretty fearsome; massive growling basslines and deep stabs reminds me of Ulterior Motives sound.
A huge EP, one for the deep techy headz. Release date: 13th Feb
Ivy Lab have just dropped some previews of their debut single coming on Critical 4th Feb.
Quite a diverse release, side A ft Frank Carter is a sublime roller, not too dissimilar in style to Oblique. Side B comes in with a tougher edge, more traditional to the Critical sound.
All round a great release, definitely worth the time for a listen, maybe even worth the pennies for the wax!
For all you guys who missed the live show on Livity FM last night, heres the recording 🙂