Break – Got a Feelin’ / Sesame Seeds [Symmetry]

Break should need no introduction; possibly the hardest working man in Drum & Bass and a producer and DJ with a long and amazingly consistent career. His latest work finds him on top form once again, dropping a sick new single for his own label Symmetry Recordings.

Got A Feelin’ has its sights firmly on the dancefloor, stripping things back to the essentials; sparse but weighty drums, a wonky melody, wobbly sub bass and a memorable vocal hook. Vintage Break, this one manages to be both very “drum & bass” and nothing like most of the rest of the music dropping right now.

Over on the B side, Sesame Seeds hits a more jungle-y vibe, with crunchy break-chopping and funk samples a-plenty, recalling some of the classic sounds of old Moving Shadow.

Another essential release from one of the best names in the scene! Check it out below and hit up the usual digital outlets to grab this one now…

Premiere: Kolectiv & Yung E – Platoon

Kolectiv team up with Yung E on today’s premiere for the legendary CIA Records! Maximum bass squelch set to a stepper’s beat, plus some deft little atmospheric touches sprinkled over the tune for good measure; Platoon is chanelling the Wormhole era of D&B in the best possible way. More of this sort of thing! Watch out for the EP coming Jan 31st at digital stores.

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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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