Review: As far as labels go, there aren't many who have been floating around the bass music scene for as long as Future Follower Records. It seems that they have a point to prove here as they unveil an absolute goliath of a project, featuring fifty stunning original creations, packing a perfectly processed punch to round out 2019. The project as a whole finds itself landing between bass, breaks and garage, with some incredibly catchy productions involved, including Dephex's warbling 'Warfare', the super metallic shuffles inside the Bean VIP mix of 9TRANE's 'Heard Me' and the bass blasts of DubReaper's 'Ask Me'. There is something for everyone on this massive selection, giving the Future Follower camp a perfect send off to 2019.
Review: As a label project, we are massive fans of the Future Follower imprint, who have consistently supplied the 140 genre expanse with heat, this time bringing out Digital Pilgrimz for a four track selection. We begin with 'Time After Time' which treds the line between dubstep and garage structurally, packed with a punchy set of subs riding away below. Next, we dip into the tropical arrangements and mcatchy grooves of 'Use Your Heart', before skipping into the broken garage designs of 'For The Mind', which packs a real potent bag of rhythms. We finish up with 'You Lift Me Higher', which brings yet more garage energy to the table, filling our cups to the full.
Review: With this one the Future Follower imprint has pulled together a fantastic selection of beautiful originals from Nekst to form the 'Origin' EP. We kick off with the stunning aquatic UKG soundscaping of 'Digital Fortress' before dipping into the more UK bass inspired gritty synthesis of 'House Bass'. The reesey theme continues as we roll into the skippy sounds of the title track 'Origin'. We then finish up heading down a darkened road as the growling bassweight of 'Body' descends with it's sharp clap heavy 4x4 drum patterns.
Review: Garage, bass, and dubstep specialists Future Follower come rolling through the speakers with a newcomer by the name of Bambooloo and, honestly, we think this dude merits a standing ovation form the get-go! "Escape" is a masterfully constructed bass attack, well-balanced in shape and percussion, while also having the time to unleash some pretty noxious ow frequencies from its core. "Entity" is similarly suave and shape-shifting, banging its liquid-like drums left, right , and centre, along with some much needed jungle breakin'. It's the world of BAMBOOLOO - get involved!
Review: Digital Pilgrimz level up to LP mode with their debut long'un One Hundred. If you've followed their previous releases on Future Follower and the likes of Ultra Bass you'll already know the drill; pristine UKG, breaks and D&B with precision measures of soul, savagery and depth. All floor-primed and glowing with unabashed broken funk, highlights include the tubular harmonics and jazzy organs on "Stronger", the gully-crunched skipper "Calling All Dancers" and the jungle cavalcade romp "Mercy Tings". Loaded with rubs from Strong4Life, Dephex, Shiva and Godlike for good measure, this is an all-out bounty in every direction. A very accomplished debut album.