there has been a discernible buzz about the amount of top-drawer dubstep records already released this year, illustrating the fine health of the sound in 2014. alongside other torch-bearing imprints such as system, artikal and deep medi, innamind recordings has played a notable role in delivering the heaviest beats from a globally dispersed set of talent, with januarys joint ep from the finnish connection las and mikael still fresh in the memory. one of imrs mainstay artists, gantz, is obviously in unstoppable form. as well as being ferried about to russia, uk, germany, greece and just about anywhere wanting to hear a real set of soundsystem-rooted originality, he keeps rolling out track after track of mind-blowing material, many of which are deserving of a special place in our collections. with that said, innamind are hyped to be releasing imrv009, a fresh gantz riddim backed with his remix of a track by bristols finest, lurka.
it is a pleasure to watch a quality artists work flourish over the years, and lass time in the music game has been special. ever since he broke through back in 2011, his tracks have been resolutely on point, displaying a compelling mix of different rhythms, ideas and system-ready bassweight. now as we move into 2014, las has evolved into one of the heaviest underground producers out there bar none, and he marks his first record of the year in style with innamind recordings, a collaborative effort with his talented finnish compatriot and friend, mikael.
innamind recordings are about launch themselves to stratospheric levels with their next release, as they feature the devastating production skills of thelem and the blistering flows of mancunian mic specialist t man on imrv007.
when it comes to freshly skewed and eminently weighty dubstep beats, innamind recordings reputation as a leading vinyl platform for the sound is growing by the day. the team of artists they have assembled all operate with the same ethos of building raw, highly individual soundsystem music, and no-one represents the creative vision better than the precociously talented gantz. undoubtedly one of the most in-demand producers in the scene, gantz innovates and causes dancefloor ruckus in equal measure, ask any discerning head to cite their favourite producers of the moment and gantz will be mentioned more often than not. with that said, innamind recordings are excited to be releasing another pair of gargantuan riddims from the turkish badman for their fifth record, due to drop this july on 10 inch vinyl.
quantum soul and innamind are proud to present their most ambitious project yet: quantum soul vs lamb – strong root, backed with the qs original rolling thunder. after enlisting the mercurial talents of gantz for their devastating third wax edition, innamind have searched high and low for something special as a follow up, and found seasoned bass scientist guy chambers a.k.a quantum soul to provide the fire for imrv004.
every so often a producer comes through and changes the game a little, crafting new dimensions and sonic pathways within sounds that leave them operating in a league of their own when it comes to originality. for many within dubstep circles, from djs and producers to the listeners and heads on the dancefloor at the receiving end of his sub-driven beats, gantz is that breath of fresh air with the inherent creative instinct to deviate from the same played-out formulas and boilerplates.
after the resounding success of the innamind recordings debut vinyl release back in july, they come correct once again as catacombs steps into the fray with two high tensile halfstep missiles, featuring a collaboration with manchesters knowledge on >exodus<, and >organism< on the flip.