It's quite hard to tell exactly what genre Triple S goes for in their tracks, but duo's hybrid solutions are exactly the sort of thing we want to hear from a UK artist. Coming through on Projects All Out "Business" is a proper face-melter, a tune boasting savage mutant bass slabs and powerful bass drums, but "Buttons" is a lot more stepping, charged and grimed-out. "Hungry II" is another mutant special, except this time Triple S goes for the early breakbeat-dubstep sound that was pioneered by the likes of Toasty: one that we still love. Check "Virtual" for its jagged stabs of percussion too, any of these killer could have easily made it on a Plastician mixtape back in the days.
MoJoe and Chemist RNS release their first full EP and each track is such a stern lesson in instrumental grime heaviness Grime Disciple has compared them to war dubs. We kick off with the title track. All double kicks and bass hits that pour over the drums so fast they pour over each side, it's a mesmerising mess of low end messages. "2099" is a future-focused shot of sharpness; Eski-beats at full effect, it's just as much garage or breakbeat as it is grime. "Moon Base" tells a dark tale of alien invasions over the jugular-punching break and ominous subs while we climax with the demonic tones and far-away drum spaciousness of "No Guy Test". Hungry? You won't be once you've feasted on these.
Pull up! MoJoe and Chemist RNS's Triple S project hits album-sized proportions with this powerfully explorative bass document. Insanely sharp grime beats such as the groaning "Seen" and the concrete crumbling "Skrillah" act as the spine running through the body of work but the real treat here are the deviations and excursions; the jazzy, off-grid UKG funk or "New Shh", the 23rd century electro breakbeats on "Real", the skittish drums and gamey textures of the title track or Drax's dark wave remix, the list goes on...
Items 1 to 8 of 8 on page 1 of 1
Tell us what you think... We are always looking for ways of improving Juno Download - if you have any ideas about how we can make it better, please let us know.