It would be hard to be unbiased on this chronicle because Shades represent
one of my biggest influence in bass music, and I am very excited every time
when they is new stuffs from this duo composed with Alix Perez and Eprom.
Halogen Music is a Belgian based record label, famous for experimenting on the
edges between jungle, DnB, Halftime and Footwork. In the past they’ve released such
artists as Corrupted, Digid, Danny Scrilla, Mystic State, J.Nomad, TMSV and a host of
other producers from around the world.
VALE has made it difficult for us this time. Axon Vol.1 is a collection of tunes that share as many distinctions to each other as they do similarities. All tracks share a sense of engaging storytelling where the kind of story being told, the ‘mood’ if you will, differs greatly.
Pablo Dread, a producer based in Malaga and affiliated with the Iberian Juke crew has just released his new EP, ‘Burnin’. A 3 track release blurs the lines between footwork, jungle and rave music topped off with a spectacular bumping remix from Fixate (Exit Records).
Bristol based Sandy aka Seppa (formerly known as Duskky) is back on Wonk#ay Records with this absolute flamer of a track ‘I Take It Back’ as a free download! Seppa is best known for his impeccable neuro sound design, chunky drums, interesting sampling and 'lowslung' grooves.
Here at Rendah Mag, We are no strangers to the work of Jon1st & Shield. In recent years, these two madmen have been crushing the scene with their incredible live performances, and doing so have worked up quite the reputation.
Canadian producers ‘Dope’ are back with a 6 track EP full of huge beats & bass that just released on Saturate Records. Expanding their discography, the underground duo showcase their sound once more, exploring the possibilities of bass music.
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.
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.
Vhsceral is back with another masterpiece on Renraku, The 7 track EP combines his popular distorted lo-fi sound with some incredibly wonky synth-work. Our very own Rosh Parmar shares his analogy of the release.