Here we have a brand-spanking new Bass Clinique affair by debutant Archive. "Make It Rain" is a half-step monster with some abrasively high levels of mutant bass - also featuring the vocal talents of MC Shantie - while "Felt Nothing" combines the harder edge of dubstep together with a techno flair in its percussion. There's yet more bass filth on "Through The Speaker", and Doctor Jeep transforms "Felt Nothing" into a true tech-house burner complete with deadly low-end. Top stuff.
"Bring On The Trumpets" sees UK south coast producer Pelikann fusing aspects of trap with dark garage beats and dubstep basslines to create a hybrid that's so heavy you'll need to go on a diet after digesting it. Remix-wise Archive sticks on extra pounds by supersizing the bass tears and making the kicks even chunkier. "The Mask" takes more of a tech approach with a dynamic uncompromising, unrelenting rhythm, a deep space drop and twisted spoken word sample. Looking for a two-step twist? Jump on PVC's remix. Grizzly.
New mystery artist U@T steps up on Soul Revolution, Mike Millrain's garage Mecca, for two choice club cuts, primed and plucked for the floor. The original is a 90s-leaning track that sits somewhere between deep house and garage, while label casual D-Base drops a whole load of UK funky sweetness on his remix of the tune - the sort of bomb you'd imagine being played loud on an Ibiza beach party. Soul Revolution coming up with the goods as per usual!
Bassline master DJ Q's Q Recordings drops the second instalment of its White Label Series, and it's highly recommended. The first track sees Jonarr-Dotz and Lorenzo team up for "Rhythm Is Gonna Get You", a swinging, off-the-wall tech house number containing a growling mutant bass, while the second features Lorenzo and Bdot on "I'm In Chains" for a funky, vocal-heavy broken house track that'll go down a storm on the floor. Badness.
Modec makes his debut on the UK's Young In:Flux imprint and it's a two-track, two-remix affair. "Bonsai" is a swinging UK garage belter boasting some pretty sweet chord work; John Stuckey remixing it into a sparser, half-stepper and Cateran coming in with a heavy dub version for the floor. Finally, "Mangrove" ties things off with another mass of swinging percussion shots and one mean bassline to rock the system. Belters!
America's Syneater returns to the Ohm Bass imprint with a scorching new old-school cut, and it's fair to say that this dude is on one hell of a roll as of late! "Push Aside" is nuthin' but a hip-twisting garage lick knee deep in mutant low-end and chopped-out vocals. The tune brings together everything from early NY house to noughties UK garage. Another winner from the one like Syneater!