Review: Fresh from laying down the massive 'London' on Young Guns earlier this year, young Brizzle badman Hyn fires up the engine on rising Welsh label Breeze. Another very generous bundle of cuts, once again he's showcasing some serious talent. 'Frequency' takes the lead with some raw sandpaper style bass textures over a precision two-step while 'Monster' is a gloopy, toxic muddy swamp of a track that threatens to suck you into its perils at any minute. Elsewhere 'Evacuate' is a tense and chilling piece of bassline moodiness with some great random drum work in the mix while 'Fear' finishes with the naughtiest breakbeat-based rattler of the set. Breeze? Hurricane more like.
Review: Young Guns was originally set up in 2012 by Biological Beats head honcho MC Fatman D as a brand new event concept, showcasing fresh talent at live events across the country. Since 2015, they have evolved into Young Guns Recordings and here they present their latest courtesy of Hyn aka Chris Haynes, an emerging artist from Bristol with his twisted sound that has been heard previously on Brawlin Beats, OnlyJungle and Helix. The London EP features the wobbly grime bassline of the title track, the minimal roller "Dada" reminiscent of classic DJ Krust and the darkside tehctsep thriller "Change".
Review: Brawlin Beatz has arrived with another four-track VA EP and it's unsurprisingly good. Full of big tunes from guys like Yoteii, Motiv, Gravit-E and Hyn, it's the latter of these guys that takes the cake with 'Hunted'. You've probably heard this one doing the round, but oh boy what a tune this is: a mash of grating metallic synths and punching drums all come together to make an unstoppably good piece of music. Don't sleep on the rest of these tunes though, and a special mention goes to Motiv's 'Rupture'.