Gydra – Snake Monastery [Eatbrain]

Russian neurofunk badboys Gydra come of age this month with their debut LP for Eatbrain. With releases for basically every major neuro imprint in the scene since their arrival in 2015, they’ve already established themselves as a force to be reckoned with in high-octane, futuristic D&B primed for the dancefloor. So what fresh delights does Snake Monastery have in store?

The answer, in short, is a big old pile of aggy, bassline focused neuro weaponry. What elevates the selection here among the horde of neurofunk hitting the digital stores every day is the relentless focus on detail and groove – every snare slap, bassline growl and FX sweep has been primed and poised for perfect impact.

The Gydra boys have more than a knack for a catchy riff to boot; tracks like Lava Run and Stoning give the likes of The Upbeats and Cause4Concern a serious run for their money. Special shout out too to for the deliciously funky breakbeat vibes on Poison Track; taking things back to the rave roots with a neuro twist!

Anyone expecting subtlety or reservation definitely won’t find it here but if you need something to stomp around your kitchen to in these dark times then Gydra are delivering the goods in spades. Hit up your favourite digital store to grab the album right now, or check out the Neuropunk store for a rather fetching wooden-boxed USB edition.

Guest Mix: Demented

Subplate Recordings artist Demented lands in the guest mix hotseat today with an absolute firing selection! Dark tech and heavy neuro vibes on this one mixed on three decks with lots of doubles…fiya.

As always you can check out the mix via Soundcloud below or head to Youtube or iTunes to stream. You can also grab a download from Google Drive.

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Soul Defiance – Roller 123 [Premiere]

Soul Defiance lands on Addictive Behaviour with a sick new EP and we’re hyped to have the premiere of Roller 123! Seriously rude basslines, rolling drums and jazz sax combine for a tune that provides the perfect mix of screwface inducing weight and musical chops. Look out for this dropping exclusively at Beatport from Aug 3rd, with other outlets following Aug 10th.

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Premiere: Stabfinger – Tangerine Funk

Slinky business on today’s premiere as we present the premiere of Stabfinger’s appropriately named Tangerine Funk! Taken from the forthcoming Jazzual Experiment LP on Boomerang Records, this is an exuberant blend of acid, jazz, funk, swing and hip-hop, all set to a drum & bass backbeat for maximum energy. Party vibes! Look out for the LP dropping July 5th.

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