As we head into the end of one of the best years for drum and bass releases, the folks over at Horizons are adding to that list with the release of the fifth volume of their Dream Thief series. True to form, it features a great selection of music from some of the biggest names and forward thinking producers in drum and bass. Volume five has everything from up front funk soaked drum and bass to lush, moody down tempo. It really has something for just about any fan of good breaks and deep bass.
The albums lead off track from Amoss, “Yuzu”, is without a doubt my favorite. “Yuzu” is a gritty, no frills exercise in combining and arranging single notes of synths, bass, and wide sweeping pads to build this stepper. I would be lying if I tried to say I was not a bit biased, as I have been a huge fan and supporter of Amoss for a while now. Their “Cranium Sessions” podcast is one of my favorites out there, and is a must hear for anyone who wants a first look at some of the best half time and more striped down tech fused that is out there.