* spirit is a bone fide legend within the world of d&b and most famous for being himself and himself with digital, as “digital & spirit”. * author of some of the biggest hits within the scene, like “phantom force”, “remote control”, “raygun” and “solitaire”, he even co-wrote “john, im only dancing” with david bowie. * inspired by the techno sounds of detroit, you’re bound to like this ep. a lot. * this is spirit’s 2nd outing for commercial suicide. this one is way better than the first and we’re glad he’s returned to the stable for another canter. * long live spirit, he’s a good lad.
all rise for the northwest american trifecta that is husband and wife duo quadrant & iris and their playmate kid hops. after the success of their first commercial suicide single “spinout” label boss klute asked the guys to commit to a full album and this sampler is your first taste of the forthcoming lp “206”.
digital is back with a very loud bang in 2015. as a long time friend of label head klute it was inevitable that he should return with his second release for the imprint. however, this time hes come armed with a deadly new partner in crime. dj response, from manchester. watch out for this guy……. more to follow.
4 tunes of dark and dubby vibes. this ep is killer. listen to the clips and see why everyone is raving about these tunes.
here we have you the next instalment of the nymfo releases music on commercial suicide story. gather around and rejoice this occasion.to mark this special release we have manufactured a limited pressing of 5000 copies but will perform a ritualistic burning of the majority of copies at an undisclosed secluded beach location in belgium prior to its release.
klute kicks 2015 off with a bang for commercial suicide with his first solo 12 inch outing of the year. 2015 represents a landmark of 20 years since the release of klutes first 12 inch on certificate 18 records back in 1995. be prepared for much more klute this year.
support from marcus intalex, doc scott, friction, quadrant, nymfo, goldie, ant tc1, fabio, btk, total science.
2014 is doses year. known by his grandma as chris truman, dose is one mutherfucka of a kiwi. hailing from the broken city of christchurch and recently relocating to auckland, mr truman, has knuckled down to finally bring us his long awaited debut lp, mind the future. you might agree its quite an lp too – giving fans and champions of doses music an exiting and varied platter of his sound from driving and energetic cuts right through to tracks with a deeper, intimate style. since his first release in 2006 dose has forged a solid reputation as one of the top solo d&b artists to come out of new zealand. consistent releases on a vast spectrum of top labels including ram, renegade hardware, shogun audio and commercial suicide combined with dj sets of exceptional power, depth and quality, dose has built a well respected reputation as both a dj and producer. the 2x12 vinyl format comes with the full 12 track lp download.
our man daniil marin aka detail from kiev, ukraine returns to commercial suicide with perhaps his best release yet, its fucking unbelievable. detail started making music at 16. influenced by technical itch music, has carved out a niche for himself and stepped up his production skills to create techstep dnb with a dancefloor power. with releases on c.i.a., proximity, etc. support by noisia, the upbeats, break, klute and forthcoming releases on such labels like: symmetry, dispatch, utopia music & demand – detail is definitely one sexy motherfucker.
pressing on transparent, green colored vinyl.
tom withers aka klute is unlike any other drum & bass producer in the scene today. from his entry into the music business fronting the late 80s punk band the stupids and his early jungle releases on legendary label certificate 18, klute has always set himself apart from the pack never afraid to do things that little bit differently. 15 years in and his story continues as he prepares to unleash a staggering seventh studio album, *the draft*, another accomplished piece of musical ambition from a producer who never fails to disappoint.
comes as red coloured double 12 inch vinyl.
klute returns with his 7th artist lp called *the draft*. we kick things off here with this 3 track taster featuring 3 different styles of tom withers: *turnaround* is d&b like only klute can do, *birdland* is swirling atmospheres set to a laid back beat and *give it all* is darkly sublime with twinges of 4ad and an immense vocal from new talent naomi pryor. the perfect sampler for the full length album, due to hit stores on 14th october.
what more can be said about need for mirrors? with a track record as long as my dick nfm have trail blazed through a veritable who s who of top d&b labels, including metalheadz, shogun, v recordings, dispatch, symmetry, clear skyz and their own imprint zoltar.
with *voltaire* causing upset with club sound system engineers worldwide as feral youths wile away into a sensory-overload downward spiral and *heron blue* making hints towards dillinjas take on strontium jazz this 12 inch is undoubtedly going to upset you. that is why we think you should take a punt and buy it.
chroma are fucking sick, this 12 inch is fucking sick too. the trio, from newcastle, formed in 2011 and consist of phobia, sato & tyrone – already well known entities within d&b circles. they make blinding music, as previously witnessed on such superb labels as prog:ram, c.i.a. renegade hardware, commercial suicide, symmetry, ingredients, med school & critical. they are so good, andy c, goldie, klute, hype, total science, friction, fabio all see fit to play their music in their sets. bloody good i say. makes me want to buy it.
pressing on orangered coloured & marbled vinyl.
BEST BITS NOT OVER (INVADERZ REMIX) (MARBLED VINYL)
coloured 12" Vinyl UK28.06.13
klute returns with a sneak peak from his forthcoming 7th album.best bits not over showcases klutes harder side with a rip tearing floor killer thats been causing hell all over the place. just one tiny slice of the impending album due to land in the autumn. for the flip klute has invited invaderz to take on one of his most popular tunes, take a breath from his 3rd lp lie cheat & steal. having taken a break to concentrate on their work with dego & bugs in the attic, invaderz have returned to d&b with a vengence with forthcoming releases on metalheadz, ram, commercial suicide & c.i.a. extremely limited copies of smokey-coloured black & clear vinyl, inserted randomly.
detail is 20 year old daniil marin from kiev, ukraine. initially influenced by technical itch, detail has carved out a niche for himself and stepped up his production skills to create world class dnb with dance floor production power. with releases already on c.i.a., proximity and support from noisia, the upbeats, break & klute and forthcoming releases on: symmetry, dispatch, utopia music & demand – detail is definitely a brand new talent soon to be on everyones lips. daniil is also a keen amateur health & fashion photographer and one day hopes to contribute to the readers wives section of fiesta.
klutes triumphant new release is a break driven melodic tour de force. both sides caned by all the greats including marcus intalex, london elektricty, nu tone & logistics, its even been nominated for an ivor nevello award for outstanding instrumental composition. get involved with what makes drum and bass so great.
klute delivers yet another killer for his commercial suicide imprint. for the a side >this is why< ill skillz team up with s.p.y a sumptuous glory hole of a tune. flip over for >moonrocker<, a sublime shocker of brutish beats and deftly delicate bassery from our favourite viennese cock rockers. dkay & rawfull do it again.
another release by another record label begs the same questions ... do we need this? what is it for? good question à were fucked if we know ààà still àà bounce was on andy cs nightlife 5 mix cd so we thought, shit we d better get this out so you can consume it. mindscape, if you dont already know, and if you dont then its your fault, not ours, is from eastern europe and is very good.
* hydro returns to commercial suicide with some of his best work after a long stint in the world of professional wrestling. following his departure from wwf, hydro teamed up with fellow heavyweight war for a season of the popular television show gladiators before finally closing the book on their muscle bound dreams and turning their collective hand to deep and techy drum & bass. * collectively hydro and his best mate war have released on labels as diverse as warm communications, critical, symmetry, cia, dispatch, horizons as well as commercial suicide of course. * watch out for the forthcoming hydro album on utopia in 2018. * cained on plate by the best.
as is tradition with every klute album, the music does not stop at drum & bass. klutes love affair with a vast array of influences shine through every note and beat. elements of techno, film soundtracks, library, shoegaze, experimental jazz, 60s psychedelia and ambient soundscapes are scattered across this entire work. drumming is at the core of klute’s artistry, having nagged his mum to buy him a drum set at the age of 12 (she finally relented believing it would be broken and ignored within weeks).
following up on his landmark “martian chronicles” lp for commercial suicide, mindscape has carefully selected a number of artisanal craftsmen to delicately fondle and caress his excellence into a series of outstanding reworks. witness this, the first volume of greatness, with remixes from, jade and chris su. pressing on red colored vinyl.
commercial suicide is proud to announce the release of the debut lp by d&b legends the invaderz. this very limited 4 track 12 inch vinyl press of 300 copies includes a download insert for the full 13 track album.
next up on commercial suicide we have label boss klute with an extra special 12 inch single with a remix of *my black & white* – one of the standouts from last years *the draft* lp. chosen for the duty is long time friend dominick martin aka calibre. featuring the vocal talents of north carolina based klose, calibre has delved deep and turned this tale of heartbreak into a 7 minute hypnotic beauty. we strongly suggest you download and use it. for the flip klute brings a slice of jiggy only he can do and we know you will love it. available in a blue marbled vinyl edition of 300 copies.
new zealand has had a constant presence on commercial suicide over the years having released the likes of concord dawn, trei, the upbeats and of course the boy wonder himself, dose. with such a rich musical culture the country has always nurtured true talent across all styles so its no wonder that its drum & bass scene is one of the worlds best. having co-written one of the true commercial suicide classics *valium express* we always hoped to release something more from dose (aka chris truman) and finally this is happening with the forthcoming release of his debut lp mind the future (due late may). today we present to you 2 tracks as a sneak preview of this lp. *scourge* co-produced with fellow kiwi victim and on the flip the lps namesake *mind the future*. 2 slices of hardcore tech heaven. you will surely agree. thats just the tip of the iceberg, the lp is even better. keep may free in your diaries. available as a limited edition of 350 copies in yellow vinyl.
our sexual deviant in residence, bardo camp aka nymfo returns to the suicide helm with an ep of sheer d&b brilliance. headbangers ball is heaviness of the kind only nymfo can bring, building on his unique style. beep, as the title suggest plays around with a simple techno bleep with a huge punching bass riff. the man is on fire. we all thank you, deeply.
pressing on transparent, red colored & marbled vinyl.
introducing the caplans aka quadrant & iris, from seattle, washington, usa. with a heavy heavy output forthcoming on d&b heavy weight imprints like metalheadz, dispatch & c.i.a. quadrant and his beautiful life partner iris turn their craft towards commercial suicide with a superb trio of heartfelt beating tunes.
pressing on crystal-clear vinyl.
ideology comes on clear, gold vinyl. limited to 300 copies. the mysterious ed:it makes his debut solo 12 inch for commercial suicide with this powerful and musically potent pairing. with full support from the d&b dj fraternity we look forward to more from this bright young producer.
deep in the long dark winter of 2012 / 2013 dj marky combined forces with longtime friends the invaderz with the idea of bringing some sunshine to what was one of the harshest seasons in recent memory. having returned from a drum and bass sabbatical the invaderz reconvened in their north london studio with plans for a well deserved return to d&b having spent the last couple of years working along side various other projects, like dego, bugs in the attic and confronting various mental health issues and living in canterbury. on some rare downtime from tour marky joined them and the result is plain to see here. two giant slabs of warm home cooked vibes. needless to say the support from all sides of the community has been overwhelming. just feast your ears upon the tunes to hear for yourself. let the sun shine on.
mindscape, is one of the major producers hailing from the thriving drum and bass scene in budapest, homeland of producers like chris.su, skc, jade & zero method. in 2003 he founded the mindscape trio, that a couple of years later became his solo project. first picked up by trace, mindscape soon became a worldwide known artist. 2007 saw his debut album called >black lotus< on citrus recordings, featuring heavyweight dancefloor smashers like the title track >black lotus< with jade, or >planet x< with chris.su featuring the legandary ryme tyme. the lp took him to the next level, his ener-gic, yet deep and minimal dj sets were causing disturbance all over europe, australia and new zealand. during his rich years in the scene he made quite an impact, he worked with, remixed, and was remixed by such illustrious artists as cause 4 concern, gridlok, break, audio, dose, noisia and list goes on. after having releases on established labels such as commercial suicide, subtitles, eatbrain, bad taste, p51 and citrus, and being featured on andy cs world famous mix cd >nightlife – volume 5< with the track called >bounce<, now he finished his 3rd, science fiction themed album called >martian chronicles< for klutes label commercial suicide.
welcome to the 2nd full length lp from mindscape on your fav label commercial suicide. since their 1st lp >black lotus< mindscape the trio morphed into a solo project fronted by gergely sasvári. >martian chronicles< showcases mindscapes expertise of the tech side of d&b with 14 slices of high powered audio architecture. with guest appearances from audio, chris su, skc, mcs coppa & stapleton his is one great collection of work from one of the leaders of the field.full club support from all sides of the d&b circuit including andy c, s.p.y, marky, break, klute, ed rush, audio, friction etc etc.
pressing on red coloured, black marbled vinyl.
formed at the start of 2011 by d&b kingpins of the uks north-east phobia, sato and tyrone, chroma are winning support from the likes of dj hype, foregin concept, jubei, kasra & friction.
purple & gold marbled vinyl with hand stamped labels.
chef nymfo presents you an amuse bouche of his forthcoming debut full length album on commercial suicide. this sampler is due out on 14th may and the full length follows closely behind on 6th june. look out for launch parties and tours near you. you can go back to sleep now.
coloured vinyl with hand stamped labels. >true enemies< a collabo from two of the hottest new kids on the block. sweat in the box. >straights< anile showing us his fluffy soft underbelly. bare sickness
who better to ask to remix one of the greatest klute tunes of all time: we r the ones… yes, bournemouths finest. ulterior motive. on the flip side seriously a sick rendition of an already classic nymfo tour de force. like being smashed across the face with an aluminium bat, this mix pushes the nymfo info just a bit further than expected. im going to go and lie down now
green & white coloured vinyl with hand stamped labels. klutes >commercial suicide< label is stepping activity up in what will no doubt be one of its best years in its history. gridlok will kick off this years release schedule with his >tuscan raiders< / >enemies of the state< 12inch. gridlock and jamal hits you hard with arabian atmospherics and growling baselines. ready to tear it up big time, this splendid piece of work features the sound of the almighty amen coming through your speaker
the 3rd vinyl instalment of the commercial suicide compilation lp. with a scene increasingly dependent on the over sweetened candy of rave junk beats, it this compilation offers a window to know there is genuine music of substance available for those who want to savor it. for most, commercial suicide has no equal and needs no introduction. klute’s signature imprint, (established london, 2001) has sustained a release schedule which raised the bar in the drum and bass world. the labels forward thinking approach has been the incubator for some of the most talented producers on the scene over the last decade. a lot of things have changed in the music business over the 10 years since, commercial suicide came into being. but one thing has remained constant, a great compilation can define a label and a scene or an era. to that end, the label has taken on the task of compiling an album that reflects and defines where the commercial suicide sound is in the year 2011.
the 2nd 12 inch taken from forth coming commercial suicide compilation. s.p.ys bulldozer is a ruthless roller. heavy and heady, it takes you deep into dark caverns only to drop you back in all the right places. on the flip dub phizix - scum. this sparse heavy roller draws you into an addictive groove from the outset. chunky beats, moody warped sub bass and funk ensure a vital dance floor scuffle.
first 12 inch taken from forth coming commercial suicide compilation. last chance saloon the long awaited dub plate from vicious circle & nocturnal finally hits wax. on the flip dom & roland delivers a lesson in how to roll out. two killer tracks from klutes 10 year deep label.
hailing from amsterdam, nymfo, aka bardo camp has been a lynchpin in the dutch drum and bass scene for over a decade including best dutch d&b dj in 2005. previously having worked closely alongside icicle, including their classic ram release >franky mountain<, bardo has released many solo and collaborative tunes on labels far and wide including, dispatch, critical, ram, c.i.a. 31, inneractive and samurai. through the years nymfo has developed his own specific sound of characteristic hard driving bass, spanking funky drums and hooky motifs. it is an addictive and hypnotic sound suitable for just about any set, car drive or home listen. think icicle, spectrasoul, ulterior motive, jubei, ed rush & optical but with more than enough of his own style to make nymfo a standout in todays swamp of mediocre d&b.
300 copies worldwide! amit kamboj is proud to announce his latest art product >9 times<. after 4 years of serious depression and a number of suicide attempts amit found his path to salvation through re-discovering his faith in ganesh. after a pilgrimage to his spiritual home of lublin, poland amit got back to work on what is probably his masterpiece, 9 times. commercial suicide is making every effort to make this album available to you at a very reasonable price. all we ask in return is that you love us. dj support has been remarkable. marcus intalex, d bridge, s.p.y, klute, kieran hebden, goldie, doc scott, randall, nihal, loxy, thom yorke, tiesto, nymfo, seba, cor blimey who isnt ... andy c isnt!
although the name might suggest otherwise, commercial suicide continues to thrive after nine years of releasing records and has risen to become one of the most respected labels around. setting the standard with the debut release of his own tranceformat, kluteÊs label has stayed clear of pigeonholes and built a reputation for original music with heart & soul as well as dancefloor appeal. shatter / ionizeda are a pair of dirty funk killers.
this 12 inch is taken from the brand new album >music for prophet<. expect some eclectic and deeply driven d&b from one of the scenes finest producers. on the a side your find the frenetic black pony with its big tough beats and bowel-loosening sub bass. paired with brooding >autumn stone< klute shows he is still doing his own thing and long may he continue.
klutes first album in 2 years titled >music for prophet<, on his own commercial suicide imprint. as on his previous albums, klute stays true to himself with another non-commercial, yet 100% dancefloor friendly longplayer that ? just like his excellent dj sets ? offers the right balance of musical tunes alongside some real heavy hitters.
clear vinyl in different colors.
evil funk of highest grade. mindscape are dropping some serious vibes this year. damn tough is a exactly that! with its trademark mindscape deep bassline and growling building the pressure with each bar. vibrations is a trancey, chilling track almost liquid but heavy on the funk. gergely sasvari aka mindscape, is one of the major producers hailing from the thriving hungarian drum and bass scene, homeland of producers like chris.su, skc, or jade.
klutes commercial suicide label returns with more baddddddddnessss. mindscape & jade roll out some seriously dirty virus funk. look out for klute first album in 2 years, entitled >music for prophet<, coming soon.
limited orange vinyl pressing. klute has been working closely with nymfo to get the best record he can out of him. klute believe this is the best material he has made to date. a superb 12 inch that kicks of with >matchstick<, one of the best booty-shaking sci-fi tunes you will hear in a long time. some are calling this track the new disco dodo! flip over for >bionic fingers< gritty rolling funk of the highest order.
dj support from doc scott, friction, kasra, teebee, hype
amit & outrage join forces for commercial suicide number 48. undoubtedly one of the most creative producers around, amits music combines elements of dub, rock, electro and more. since day one outrage has been a purveyor of abstract music, providing a unique perspective upon dancefloor music. honing their skills on labels such as metalheadz, inneractive, intasound, commercial suicide, and l plates.
in the space of less than four short years, acclaimed dj / producer trei has risen to the heights of new zealands flourishing dnb scene. now, having caught the attention of the best dnb luminaries on earth, trei is emerging as a global dnb force. treis production talents match the mixing, with his music featuring regularly on the playlists of top dnb-djs including state of mind, bailey, marky, logistics, black sun empire, digital, sigma, klute, friction and andy c.
klute drops one for the fans, ashram has been a massive favourite of radio 1s bobby friction & nihal, and djs pathan & presha. many people were demanding this be pressed to vinyl. klutes music always has a particular presence to it and atmospheric feel, and asharm is klute at his anthemic finest!
grimey baddddddddnessss yet again on klutes label. from their dark techno influenced roots, mindscape & hydro provide a sound influenced by the tech step era and virus funk. a wicked 12inch of pure funk with a warmth & groove sadly lacking in most d&b today. skid row has received dj support from several big names of the drum n bass scene such as ed rush, cause 4 concern, pendulum, break, fierce, trace.
pressed on gold coloured vinyl!!! with influences from the lush hindi soundscores of naushad, haunting vocals of muhammad rafi, mukesh & egypts om khaltoum, to the cure, joy division, sonic youth, radiohead and african bambaata, amits unique sound was born.
tom withers finally returns with his 8th klute album entitled read between the lines. written in a stone hut on the shetland islands over the course of 2016, klute, aka tom withers soon realised he would need more than a bongo and a ukulele to bring his vision to fruition.
the draft is tom withers seventh album. wearing his background in punk and rock music on his sleeve, withers describes the record as where his varied musical taste meets drum & bass and the bits beyond.
with a scene increasingly dependent on the over-sweetened candy of rave junk beats, this compilation offers a window to know there is genuine music of substance available for those who want to savour it. for most, commercial suicide has no equal and needs no introduction. klute s signature imprint, established in 2001, has sustained a release schedule which raised the bar in the drum and bass world. the label s forward thinking approach has been the incubator for some of the most talented producers on the scene over the last decade. break, calibre, klute, dub phizix, vicious circle: the list reads like a who s who of contemporary drum and bass production. after extensive market research (i.e. being rewound at drum and bass events from toronto to tokyo) the songs for this compilation were selected and what results are 13 of the best d&b tunes covering all styles from established names to brand new up and comers. a lot of things have changed in the music business over the 10 years since commercial suicide came into being. but one thing has remained constant: a great compilation can define a label and a scene or an era. to that end, the label has taken on the task of compiling an album that reflects and defines where the commercial suicide sound is in the year 2011.