I’m ashamed to admit that I’ve come into contact with Deft’s music not too long ago, by ways of ‘Emeralds’. I, the musical layman that I was, was trying to get a decent footwork collection and after adding 'Emeralds', didn’t really delve too deep into Deft himself.
Portuguese producer Razat sadly passed away recently. If you didn't know Razat, he produced dark, glitchy bass music. He had releases with many of the biggest labels in the scene, namely Division, Saturate, Flexout Audio and he often released independently which gained him a solid following.
VALE returns with the 'Dmitri's Table' Compilation, every track exists as a collaboration between 2 artists & each one a different BPM. Our very own Hajo Krijger shares some insights into some of his favourite tracks from the release.
The original track by Young M.A was released on July 3rd of this year. An interesting pick for Ivy Lab as I wouldn’t expect a song like this could ever be manipulated into a beats track, but they manage to put their spin on it nonetheless.
Manchester based electronic/beats producer releases his newest EP ‘Under/Over’ which expresses and further carves his sound in the underground world of bass n’ beats. This EP features the perfect combination of bass driven beats, garage & experimental electronic music.
Paige Julia based in New Zealand caught my eye with her track Empha on the recent Forest Odyssey Compilation on Forest Biz, a raw and beefy low end 808 assault on the senses, so when I was sent through her follow up EP for review I was very excited to delve into the tracks.