As summer winds to an end it’s time to recollect and take a look at some of the awesome tracks that may have slipped through the cracks! Check out this mixed bag of killer sounds from artists across the board for some new flavor to add to the mix.
AL/SO “SUPERFLUOUS” [KORSAKOV MUSIC]
A cinematic intro strikes a symphony of every emotion as warm tones wash over the build contrasting classical influences with colossal energy that flows through the mix. AL/SO slams insane riffs between punchy rhythms and pounding basslines in this overzealous orchestra that’s overflowing with exciting elements in every beat enticing an explosion on the dance floor. Grab the “Superfluous” single out now on Korsakov Music.
FINALFIX “UNDER MY SKIN VIP” [HANZOM MUSIC]
An adrenaline filled intro throbs to life as sharp synths slice through the build and the rhythms rage, breaking to intensify the intent, as the vocal samples are chopped, stuttering to the drop. Funky neuro spills over the floor snapping and slashing with a burly bassline driving beneath. Aggressive effects and ferocious fills keep this one moving in the mix, a track not to be missed! Grab “Under My Skin” from Finalfix as part of The Gathering I on Hanzom Music.
DEAD DREAD “DREAD BASS” (BLADERUNNER REMIX) [TECHNIQUE RECORDINGS]
A modern refresh from a drum and bass fav, Bladerunner brings a classic back to life with his rendition of “Dred Bass” out now on Technique Recordings. Smooth work on the remix cleans up the composition with maintaining the integral elements of the track, like the wicked amens and old skool jungle vibe, tying it all together with Bladerunner’s astounding bass design shoots this one to the top of the playlist!
PHIBES “JUST FOR TONIGHT” [BORN ON ROAD]
Punchy drums blast through the build rolling out thick vibes from the start as a break in the intro lets the track breathe … ‘just for tonight’… as it steadily teases the drop with sultry, spacious, suggestive vocals. “Just for Tonight” explodes into a jumpy, funky, rolling floor smasher of a track with basslines bubbling as they tumble and climb. The drums report pounding through the phrases as the vocal weaves in and out of the composition for the ultimate effect. Energetic and exciting anything from Phibes is always a win, you can get “Just for Tonight” now on Born on Road.
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DJ FRESH & USED FT. NIKKI AMBERS “HIGHER” [BREAKBEAT CHAOS]
A stutter on the vocal floats through the build bringing Nikki Ambers’ verse to life culminating the perfect groove for a feel good time as the build climbs on her angelic vibes. The drop hits quick with upbeat energy as delicious dancefloor detonates with a tinge of a jumpy flare. Energy and expression carries through “Higher” as the vocal continues to twist a tale. Heartwarming and hitting hard this one is a crowd captivator no doubt and you can get it now from DJ Fresh & Used on Breakbeat Kaos.
MONSS “EVERY NIGHT” [OYO]
A balanced build with punchy keys and soft highs twinkles to life forming a mind melting melody as the composition rides to its peak. The bass blasts to life in tandem with voluptuous vocal cuts that amplify the energy as the drop is prepared to pummel the floor with malicious intent. Whipping through the measures monster basslines jump between tenaciously technical rhythms caressed by the softness of the vocal as the track continues to flip, switch and break. A serious hybrid of drum and bass Monss develops fun patterns to smash through the mix stealing the spotlight and summoning the floor to a full dance. “Every Night” is a ‘must have’ and is out now on OYO.
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AGRESSOR BUNX “INNER LINE” [EATBRAIN]
Tense beats stalk the build engulfed in dark synths as more layers progress heightening the pace as the drop approaches. A technically sound beast awaits, pouncing through the mix with vigorous drum lines pounding on the prowl, unforgiving, with relentless style as the bassline bounces below dragging the darkness into the light. An extended break down gives time to recollect as the tension rises again. Agressor Bunx pulled out all the stops on this one with fantastic attention to detail you won’t want to miss “Inner Line” out now on Eatbrain.
RUSSLA “DROPPED THE TOYS” [NEMESIS RECORDINGS]
Deep basslines bellow kicking off “Dropped The Toys” with a BANG with the highs running rapidly through the build, playfully welcoming the kicks to come out. Tumbling through the room the highs and lows volley chopping and swirling to the drop. Jumpy and funky the high ends cry, melodies flying between crunchy beats, screaming basslines and a choppy composition that really cranks the heat in the mix. “Dropped The Toys” has an ingenious energy bringing all the horns, bells and whistles into an extreme track that will ignite the dance you can get this one now from Russla on Nemesis Recordings.
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