Volatile Cycle – Reaktiv LP (Renegade Hardware)

by | Jun 4, 2016 | Tunes

Volatile Cycle, a name that is becoming firmly cemented into the upper echelons of cutting edge drum and bass is taking the scene by storm with their take on the darker end of the drum and bass spectrum. Consisting of 2 members, Dan Lawrence and James Chick.

Volatile Cycle unleashes a masterfully heavy LP due out on the mighty Renegade Hardware. Reaktiv LP delivers a bass heavy 9 track LP that is sure to rip up any dance floor it comes in contact with. With everything from hard steppers to off beat madness this collection is for you!

First tune and one of my personal favorites is “Wrench”. Dropping a technical array of drums and percussion with a true stepper feel.

Next up is a collab with YEN on the tune Forgotten Future. This tune has a very traditional Renegade Hardware feel to it. Massive stabs and the evil style that is ever so present in the true older style of Hardware.

Reckless comes out hitting hard with a bounce step to it. Paired with low end basslines and synth work this tune is a energy packed heater!!

Status is a futuristic tune with vocal support from MC Nuklear. Heavy synths and proper lyrics rip all the way into this tune.

My next favorite off this LP is Subcurrent without a doubt. If you know me you know I like the hard hitting fast moving DnB tunes and this is most defiantly one of them!

Obey is a close third. With bouncing drum patterns and powerful bass kicks this is a proper energy builder.

For the final two tunes of this stellar LP. We move to another collab, this time featuring CodeX -Bounce. Bounce is filled with energy just like the two previous tunes. Living up to it’s title name Bounce this tune will do just that to any crowd. The Final tune is Surface. A dark, techy, half time roller. Filled with vibes to end this LP proper!!

Volatile Cycle has out done themselves with this amazing piece of work. Highly enjoying this LP. Renegade Hardware continues their mighty legacy with releases such as this.

// HWARE40 OUT JUNE 2016 //
Renegade Hardware Presents
‘Reaktiv LP’


Content Crafted by:

Stu Dunn

Stu Dunn aka S-Doobie has been in the Drum and Bass world for close to 20 years now. Starting off playing small desert parties in Arizona in his early days. Stu has been a raising name in Drum and Bass for awhile now. Be it running his own nights or helping setup and manage other nights and events. Plus managing artists and knowing just about every part of the industry. He has ran monthly / weeklies Including Konkrete Jungle AZ, Junglist Events Spokane just to name a few. Now Stu resides in beautiful Seattle WA. He is a resident DJ at the longest running Drum and Bass weekly in the US DnB Tuesdays Seattle. He is also a frequent visitor to the #1 Nightclub in the NW Foundation. Stu is also the North American Sr. Agent for Cyber Groove Agency. Any booking inquiries contact Stu at Stu@CyberGrooveProd.com