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Drum And Bass
11 Jun 12
Played by: Nice Up! Soundsystem, Jay Cunning (Sub Slayers), Juno Recommends Breakbeat, Numa Crew, Acidicy, The Funk Hunters, DJ Gold
Review: Jay Cunning's Sub Slayers fire up all systems with this muscular four pack of concentrated breakbeat bizzle from Birmingham beatsmith Gold. "The Rhythm" leads, and with it comes a classic vocal snippet that will leave your dancefloor scratching their heads waiting for the rest (like all the best understated sample teases, it never comes). Further on we find a superb rub of Aries' dubwise "Herbsmoke", hard nosed booty breaks ("Knowledge Is Power") and a skanking grand finale in form of "My Selector", a future jungle style!
13 May 11
06 Mar 13
Review: This one is a bit of a whopper. With 43 unmixed tracks to choose from and two bonus DJ mixes from curator Jay Cunning, there's plenty for fans of 140 BPM plus bass music to sink their teeth into. The tracklist reads like a who's who of the breaks, jungle and breakbeat garage scene, with stalwarts Ellis Dee, I.D, High Rankin and DJ Twista joined by a welter of lesser-known artists (601, Aries, Gella) for an all-out assault on the senses. From hardcore revivalism and early jungle roughness to bhangra-flecked beats and electro-breaks madness, Bass Selection Volume 1 has it all - if you're looking for speaker-shaking heaviness, you really can't go wrong.
05 Oct 12
Review: Jinx In Dub's bubbles are popping right here as we relax into a juicy swing groove before dropping into a techy, steppy groove that's so stark and trippy Bassbin Twin would be proud of it. Remix-wise all shades of breakbeat are offered... Zulu Warrior opts for a lengthy dramatic halfstep intro before dropping into a minimal beat and bass lick, King Yoof gets straight to business with a chop-slapping nu jungle buzz-cut and Rob Sparx gets all dubstep on our jackseys.
04 May 12
25 Sep 12
Review: Get down and dirty to King Yoof vs DJ Cold as the duo go in hard in the "Slayer Soundclash" with the motto already embedded into the title of the EP Death b4 Dishonour, you know what you're getting with this one. Cue shuddering bass, reggae vox, tumultuous drops and jungle infused synths a-plenty. "Call The Undertaker" blends raga jungle flavours with contemporary jump up, while "Respect" is more of a vocal-driven roller and title track "Every Night Is A Soundclash" is a bass heavy ball buster with lilting lyrics and smashing drums. "Tik A Tok" blends a well-known hook with rolling breaks and jungle shimmying attitude. Lovely stuff.
11 Feb 11
05 Apr 13
Review: Destination "Afrika" via LA... Here we find Sub Slayer Skanx delving deep into jungle heritage with a muddy roller that packs the same foggy, radar-ridden breakbeat punch as the Meat Beat Manifesto's "Radio Babylon". For a more contemporary dub twist head for 6BLOCC's remix; stripping things back to a nagging 4/4 sub thump, it's the perfect blend of trad dub and stark future-minded bass music. Elsewhere we don the white gloves for the rave-tastic "Boom" while Eek-A-Mouse goes under the sample scalpel on the swashbuckling "Dub War". The junglist massive are on fine form right here.
03 Feb 12
Drum And Bass
20 Jul 12
Played by: Jay Cunning (Sub Slayers), Juno Recommends Breakbeat, George 601, Toronto Is Broken (Sub Slayers)
Review: Fast-rising stars on the Sub Slayers label, bass-loving Toronto is Broken unleashes some fiendish breaks on this new five-song release. Smashing together slowed-down jungle drums and dubstep bass on "The Metropolis" makes for an aggy opener - a mood that carries through nicely on tunes like the shuffle tech-D&B of "Annunaki" and the more upfront jump-up of "Dor's Theme".
03 May 13
Played by: Benny Kane
Review: Benny Kane and Dr Specs hook up with one of dancehall's most distinctive vocalists Daddy Freddy. The result? A dark, near-menacing stepper with a heavy, ominous vibe. Remix-wise every bass base is covered: Benny Kane adds a tropical hollow-bass stomp, 6BLOCC cause 808 meltdown on their Trapped Out rub, Skanx sharpens his rave breaks so much they can cut your ears from 50 paces, Black & White up the tempo for a hectic laser-puncher of "Tarantula" proportions and Rebel Sonix outlays two different versions; one laden with bleeps, the other laden with jaunty skanks and high end screams. Immense.
07 Jun 13
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