Top-notch DJs, in-demand remixers, and currently running one of the most forward-thinking dance music labels out there, Sound Pellegrino label dons Teki Latex and Orgasmic have built quite a reputation for themselves in the two years they've been active. However, the apparent absence of original material from the duo has been a little conspicuous. Enter "Bass Face," the pair's brand-new, debut single. Read more »
It's that time of year again: the days are getting longer (at least here on the West Coast), the summer tours are starting to shape up, and, yes, Kompakt has finalized the tracklist for its annual compilation of the best previously released and unreleased gems from its talented family. Read more »
It was just over a month ago when we reported that UK bass music badman Untold had unveiled a new collaboration with Samuel Chase (of Samuel and the Dragon), called Dreadnought. Well, it didn't take too long for the four selections that make up the pair's debut to become available for you to stream in all their dirty, experimental-pop glory. Read more »
XLR8R has been gleefully following the exploits of globally minded bass outfit Nguzunguzu for quite some time, but it appears as though 2011 might be the year when the LA-based duo comes into its own. Today marks the release of the Timesup EP, which is not only the pair's latest collection of energetic, R&B-flavored tunes, but also the first salvo from the newly christened Fade to Mind label, an imprint headed up by Kingdom that Nguzunguzu also has a hand in running. Read more »
This track stems from a collaboration between Marco del Horno and T.Williams, two burgeoning UK producers who at one time had plans to craft an EP together. Unfortunately, the EP never came to fruition, but now the pair has decided to give away the sole track which resulted from their partnership rather than let it gather virtual dust in some hard drive. The intriguingly titled "Brown Leather Chair" sits nicely between the producers' respective styles, blurring the details as to which artist we can attribute the dark, pumping drums or chopped and glitched chords to. One thing Horno and Williams seem to collectively acknowledge is that a song like this is most potent when left to its rhythmic elements, which may explain why each drop placed throughout "Brown Leather Chair" seems to lead us right back to the track's powerfully deep, brooding drums.
What is there to say about Deepchord that hasn't already been said? For close to three decades, the producer and mastering engineer behind the now-solo affair, Rod Modell, has been ably mining the depths of techno's core sounds through a dubwise filter, and he reliably brings up gold. Hash-Bar Loops, his latest LP, is, no exception. Read more »
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