Premiere: B1tyze – Cascadia

Our latest premiere comes from B1tyze as the duo land on Samsara Beats with a new EP. Cascadia blends a weighty halftime drum pattern with infectious melodic hits and plenty of bassline sizzle; funky riddim business! Look out for this coming Monday 19th at Bandcamp and other digital stores…

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Premiere: Yahna – Seinfeld (Clothcutter Remix)

Party Guy return with another top release working around the fringes of the 170BPM spectrum and we’re pleased to present the premiere of the Clothcutter remix! Taking the unusual textures of the original and flipping them around with the addition of dubby baselines and cinematic synth swells, this one is deep and majestic in equal measure. Look out for this coming Nov 19th…

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Visages – ONYX008

Toulouse production crew Visages are only on to their second release, but they’re already making waves; following on from a top debut for Impact Music earlier this year they’ve just dropped a follow up for Flexout’s Onyx series and it features three cuts of razor sharp dark techstep that are well worthy of your attention.

Kicking things off is Para Days, featuring a simple but effective vocal hook from Messy MC; this one is a classic stepper with a solid progression and an infectious vibe. Next up the crew join forces with fellow Toulousian Trail for a hypnotic, techno-infused roller. Shifted is a proper earworm with one of the best synth leads we’ve heard in some time; subtle but absolutely vibing.

Last up, Mellow Honey brings a more soulful edge to the proceedings, keeping things minimal but adding some soft pads and sultry vocals to the crisp drums for a deeper workout. Overall it’s a great statement of intent from a crew that clearly have a lot of talent; we’re already looking forward to their next outing, wherever it might land. In the meantime, you can grab ONYX008 right now over here.

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Premiere: Conspired Within – Bad Intentions

Hard hitting amens and dark atmospherics a plenty on today’s exclusive as US producer Conspired Within lands on Ronin Ordinance! Bad Intentions lives up to it’s name, blending halftime kick patterns with the kind of battering amen chops which characterised early 2000s releases on the likes of Tech Itch Recordings. Throw in some growling reese danger for good measure and you’ve got a darkside weapon sure to smash up the dance. Sick tune! Look for this dropping exclusively at Beatport from Nov 30th, with other stores following two weeks later.

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Premiere: Kabuki – Whiplash

Unchained continue their excellent run of releases around the experimental end of D&B with a sick new single from German beatsmith Kabuki, and we’re hyped to present the premiere of A-side Whiplash! Hints of dub, throbbing bass and swung halftime riddims characterise this one; wicked tune. Watch out for the release dropping Nov 16th at all the usual digital outlets…

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Premiere: Geety – In Love Before

Eagled eyed (or should that be eagle eared?) followers of the Dojo podcast should recognise this one, featured on episode 24 as a dubplate…so obviously we’re extremely pleased to now present the premiere of Geety’s In Love Before! Dropping this Friday on Nu Venture Records, this is a deep, emotional slice of liquid D&B from a Brighton based producer we’re very much hoping to hear more from. Yes yes!

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Premiere: DLX – Busted Groove

DLX is back on Free Love Digi this month with more of his experimental bass vibrations, and we’re hyped to present the premiere of Busted Groove! Twinkling synth melodies combine with chunky halftime drum rhythms and satisfyingly distorted low end for a cracking slice out of left field…just like we like it! Hit up Beatport to grab this one right now.

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Premiere: Jaybee & Freeze – So Much More

Jaybee and Freeze land on Trust Audio this month for the label’s latest Tribes compilation EP and we’ve snagged the exclusive on So Much More. Stripped back drums, tense atmospherics on the breakdowns and a groaning bassline make for a cracking fusion of dancefloor sensibilities and punchy minimalism. Dangerous tune! Coming 15th Nov at all good stores…

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Premiere: Nemy – Try

Nemy is back in our premiere spotlight today as he returns to frequent label home Celsius Recordings with a trademark slice of soulful liquid. Soft vocals, lush pads, crispy breaks and warm bass; classic Nemy business! Look out for this one coming Nov 12th…

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Premiere: Sicknote & Escher – Trouble

Something pretty special in our premiere spotlight today as we present the exclusive on Sicknote & Escher’s phenomenal new track Trouble. Combining crunchy breakbeat programming with ominous orchestral samples, the sense of drama and tension across the track is really special and the tone is pretty much unlike anything else we’ve heard this year. Wicked stuff. This one is strictly vinyl, and limited to 50 copies – head to the Clashmouth record fair on Nov 10th to snag a copy, or keep a close eye on their social feeds to try and grab any remaining after that…

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