Before they became the Hospital superstars they are today Camo & Krooked were already busy writing dancefloor bangers, including this personal favourite for Audioporn. Dropping from D&B tempo on the intro into a cheeky electro house breakdown before stomping back up to full speed, this one is an unashamed jump up classic. Sure to wreck any dancefloor, any time!
Following on from a most successful Middle of the Night remix contest, Evol Intent collect the five winning entries along with a trap remix from Knick’s Bro Safari side project. The full spectrum of genres is covered nicely here, with Bl4ck Owlz turning in a hefty dubstep mix and Jamestown Thieves & Dirty Doses bringing the electro house vibes on their mix.
The highlights here at the Dojo proved (unsurprisingly) to be the higher tempo reworks. Jorts’ purple/future bass rework provides a fantastic reimagining of the original with a very different tone, while Teknian & ZeroZero give the track a crisp new D&B mix that borrows heavily from the Break school of production. The star of the show however has to be the madcap breakcore edits of the Fantastic Planet remix, which carries a simply unbelievable level of detail. Badass chops!
Check out the clips below and head to your favourite store to buy the release; it’s also available for free via Topspin.
Aeph returns to Lifted Music after the storming success of the Black Hoax single with a five track EP of futuristic neurofunk belters. As with previous releases the level of production detail on show here is staggering, and the balance between musicality and dancefloor sensibilities is finely tuned.
ETV builds tension nicely with orchestral samples and arpeggianated leads before dropping heavy snares and massive growling bass, teasing with a half-time beat in the first half before building up to a full tempo drop in the second. True Motion concentrates more on bass modulations, while still letting the synth leads peak their head into the mix for character.
Back To The Jungle showcases Aeph’s obvious affinity with 80s synth work, with a distinctly Night Rider-esque lead on the intro giving way to more warped neurofunk at the drop. Crusade dials things back slightly for a more groove-based approach, with rhythmic sub hits really driving the tune underneath catchy, bright synth work. Finally Aeph Is Dead drops the tempo for a surprising slice of funky electro house complete with slap bass!
Check out the tracks below and watch out for this dropping from March 24th.
Those familiar with the 8-bit scene should recognise Sabrepulse but for anyone with less geeky tendencies, this dude makes music with Gameboys. A prolific member of the scene for many years, Sabrepulse’s production styles vary from release to release – his older material was very much breakcore in influence, while this latest EP covers 8-bit style Drum’n’bass, Dubstep and Electro.
Opening track First Crush (featuring Knife City aka Luke from Anamanguchi) is a sublime bit of cheery bleeped up drum’n’bass with a slick transitional bridge which takes us down to 140bpm for a bit of a dubstep vibe before bringing the tempo back up. City at Speed is a piano driven liquid roller which brings to mind the likes of Camo & Krooked, layered over with Sabrepulse’s trademark 8-bit vibes. Other tracks like Arcanine and Paradise explore dubstep territory with maximum wonk and wobble (a little OTT for my taste I must admit) while The Rapture and Futureproof provide tidy slices of euphoric electro house. Best of all the whole EP is free! Grab it from http://sabrepulse.bandcamp.com/ or stream below.