Review: We are blessed here with some serious stepper flavour as Cam Lasky steps up on Kwaioto for his Shinonome project. We are gifted two absolutely storming originals and a fantastic remix to celebrate the 14th edition of Occulted City. Kicking off with 'Assassin Ogress', a swampy ode to galvanizing sub weight and crunchy percussive movements. This leads perfectly into 'Dark Katana' which utilizes aggressive orchestral drum rolls intertwined with choppy bass synths, eerie atmospherics and growling reeses to create some serious tension. On remix duty, Babie GION steps up with his spacey 'Geisha Calm' revamp of 'Assassin Ogress', rounding off an impressive project with real finesse.
Review: LW Recordings have thrown a serious party on their latest 'Sublime Bass' compilation, collecting together some of the most sought after names in the bass scene for a 25 track tearout. This tenth edition of the release serious sees the likes of X5 Dubs, Sample Junkie, Tengu, Killjoy, Priceless and a tonne of other highly talented producers come together for a real multigenre showcase. Our favourites would have to be the smooth yet grimey collaborative sounds of 'Fractals' from Kareful and LTHL, the futuristic hardcore rolls of Sekt-87's 'Gangster' and of course the violent dubstep flavours of 'Depth' from Sirius.