Tag Archives: Premieres

Premiere: Ignore – Liability

Ultra deep vibes on our latest premiere as Ignore lands on Sinuous Records with a soft slice of halftime D&B. Melancholy piano and ethereal pads on the intro give way to a sparse beat and weighty sub pressure, with a selection of intricate hats adding flavour as the kick line drives the track along. Hypnotic stuff. Look out for this one dropping Monday 1st May at all good digital stores!

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Premiere: Surreal – Hahaha

Today’s exclusive comes courtesy of Surreal who continues his excellent run of releases for Fokuz sister label Celsius Recordings. Hahaha comes from his Going Disco EP and brings to mind classic Zinc rollers from the early 2000s; crispy beats, kinetic bass and bucketloads of funk. Look out for the EP dropping May 8th at all good digital stores!

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Premiere: THUGWIDOW – Waste ‘Em feat. Sarah Zad [Premiere]

Our latest premiere comes from Manchester-based THUGWIDOW as he drops some serious jungle vibes for Lifted Contingency! Old school break chopping and a hypnotic lead line alongside the vocals of Sarah Zad make for a potent combination; pure vibes with a 90s twist. Check it out below and look for the release dropping April 17th at all good digital stores.

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Premiere: Robustus – NYC

Our latest exclusive comes courtesy of Swiss powerhouse Demand Records! Taken from the second volume of their rather tasty Requisites EP series, Bulgarian producer Robustus serves up a wicked roller combining melancholy piano leads with rolling breaks and just enough grit in the bassline for that sweet spot of edge and soul. Requisites #2 is out on Friday; hit up the Demand Store to grab a copy on vinyl and keep your eyes on the usual digital outlets for the virtual copy.

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Premiere: Mauoq & Bredren – Staircase

Mauoq continues the run of excellent releases on his Mauoq Music imprint and this time he’s brought friends! Combos #2 sees the Italian producer teaming up with some of his pals in the scene and we’ve got the premiere of Bredren collaboration Staircase.

True to their respective styles this is a dark, brooding take on the halftime sound with heavy kicks and snares punctuating tense atmospheres. Snarling bass and trippy FX hits ice the sonic cake nicely; check it out and look out for the EP dropping via Bandcamp from March 15th, with general release following on March 29th.

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Premiere: Onism Qi – Fear Death Love

Today’s exclusive comes courtesy of our pals at Free Love Digi and new project Onism Qi! Representing the combined musical intelligence of Quentin Hiatus, Thomas B and Ghast and bringing the thoughtful, experimental flavours, their new EP Null Explodes is something of at treat.

Lead track Fear Death Love brings together a face melting bassline with tripped out melodies and quirky vocal loops, spread over a progression from halftime D&B, down to something vaguely dubstep and up again into a fearsome crescendo finale. Some tune! Watch out for the EP dropping 6th March at all good digital stores.

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Premiere: Sense MC – State Of The Art

Safe to say we’re more than a little excited for this one…we’re proud to present an exclusive from one of the finest MCs in the game, back from almost retirement last year and dropping his debut album for Diffrent Music!

State Of The Art sees Sense’s distinctive rhymes set to a dark and brooding beat courtesy of Coma and the resulting blend of dark D&B and hip-hop swagger is a potent mixture! Watch out for the album The Elephant In The Room dropping from Feb 14th via the Diffrent Store.

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Premiere: Abstrakt Vision – Samurai

Our latest exclusive comes from Delta9’s forthcoming From The Streets compilation LP and London producer Abstrakt Vision. Samurai brings together hypnotic, relentless percussion with gloomy atmospheres and hefty sub bass for a deep, dark and ominous roller. Tough riddim!

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Premiere: QBig & Zenith B – Impala

Fast-rising Swiss duo QBig & Zenith B land on Iridescent Music for their latest outing, bringing together classic techstep vibes, crispy modern production and a dose of hip-hop swagger. The result is a grimey roller sure to mash up the dance! Check it out and watch for this one dropping Feb 13th alongside flipside No Need and a remix of the flip by new producer N3ptune.

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Premiere: D Flect – After Rain

Today’s premiere comes from Dojo favourite D Flect and UK/NL label Silent Audio. Taken from the Occlusion LP, After Rain sees D Flect going in deep on a crisp and melancholy roller led by soft strings and light-touch piano. Vibes! Look for the LP at all good digital stores from Jan 17th; pre-orders are live now at Beatport, Juno and iTunes.

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