* integral records proudly present the latest project from head honchos artificial intelligence. introducing the series -–season 1. as the title suggests, this fresh bunch of emotive and futuristic cuts comprises four unique listening episodes that will take you on an exhilarating journey spanning across soulfully-refined molten liquid jams, and signature a.i. heaviness. stay locked for the season 2 premiere!
* 2017 year marks ten years of integral records and looking back upon the label’s incredible back catalogue, what a decade it has been for drum & bass music that we hold so close. * initially set up as a passion project and a platform for showcasing future talent, the label has been consistently releasing cutting edge drum and bass since 2007. the ethos of the label has always been about quality control and finding those special vibes that no question capture heart and soul. honing their unique musical language, selections are carefully handpicked by head honchos artificial intelligence and more recently in collaboration with label manager emma g that fit with the forward thinking, original spirit we know as integral.
release number 045 sees the much anticipated return of the latest superduo ‘phil:osophy’ (comprising of philth + phil tangent). their recent debut, ‘heavy hearts ep’ made an instant impact on the scene, receiving support from all corners and gaining not only mixmag single of the month but also big ukf + radio 1 features. following on from their immense remix of label head honcho’s ‘justify’ featuring terri walker on metalheadz, we are excited to present another incredible output, introducing the “searching for meaning ep”.
* one of the uk’s hottest drum & bass acts is going underground with a mystery alias to showcase their new sound, rekindling love for the deeper vibes. going by the name of dawn wall – this pseudonym is one to watch and muster up intrigue for 2015. * integral 027 sees the very first dawn wall project kick off in surefire style set to storm the scene, and already receiving heavy support exclusively from tastemakers friction, marcus intalex, artificial intelligence, technimatic, lsb and phil tangent to name but a few. * on the a-side, the beautiful “simple mind” opens the release with an epic and uplifting liquid affair complete with big, classic, intelligent intro. instantly capturing mind, heart, and soul, the bass then drops into vibing musical dancefloor business. * the flip features two more amazing tunes. “you remember” harks back to the golden era of soul-infused dnb, in a fresh twist for 2015 – its ragga-inspired grooves and warm gritty bass sounds delving deep. “if i smiled” then switches the subterranean tip down another notch with its magnificent sub-bass and soulful, melancholic, medicinal melodies.
hailing from the sunny land of kazahstan, wonderkid command strange has already become a household name for all lovers of both the big heavy smashers and musical side of dnb. having got acquainted with jungle in the tender age of 7, it didn’t take a while for him to get into production. his unique production and sound productions quickly gained support from scene’s heavyweights like goldie, ltj bukem, dj marky, fabio & grooverider, artificial intelligence, bryan g, twisted individual and others. command strange is undoubtly a name to watch in the years ahead.the weighty ‘bingo’ was first played at metalheadz in may and ended up being the big tune of the night with the crowd going crazy for 2 rewinds. mr lonely show’s the other side of his versatile production’s with a smooth j dilla influenced roller.
integral 043 sees the much anticipated return of dawn wall’s cousin, the mysterious mohican sun. following the huge “dead sea” & “fixation” eps which have made a significant impact among the scene’s tastemakers, we are pleased to introduce the brand new “cold earth ep”. consisting of 5 superfresh slabs of futuristic soul, this showcase truly highlights next-level production skills and the outfit’s unique andversatile sound. kicking off the new ep with a bang is the cinematic and soulful‘don’t wait’. the majestical, eerie vibes of the intro instantly mesmerise. rumblingand warm bass grooves, slick beats, delcious melodies andheart-wrenching vocals push the #ekhosound to newheights.
* 2017 year marks ten years of integral records and looking back upon the label’s incredible back catalogue, what a decade it has been for drum & bass music that we hold so close. * initially set up as a passion project and a platform for showcasing future talent, the label has been consistently releasing cutting edge drum and bass since 2007. the ethos of the label has always been about quality control and finding those special vibes that no question capture heart and soul. honing their unique musical language, selections are carefully handpicked by head honchos artificial intelligence and more recently in collaboration with label manager emma g that fit with the forward thinking, original spirit we know as integral. * now 40-odd releases deep and renowned for breaking some of the most exciting artists on the roster today, the label also boasts signature classics from some of the scenes most prolific residents. names include the likes of lenzman, lomax (one half of loadstar), alix perez, calibre, system, zero t, technicolour & komatic (technimatic), lsb, steo, dawn wall, mohican sun, phil tangent, satl and just recently, a.i. themselves. * celebrating the seminal journey thus far, a double album will mark this very special occasion. part one will showcase a selection of the finest from over the years in a chronological journey of the label’s sound (for digitial release.) a second curation will simultaneously launch across all formats of entirely new and most exclusive material to date, from residents a.i., lenzman, mohican sun, satl, phil:osophy, scar, zero t, drs and more.
integral 042 sees the return of the invincible dawn wall. picking up from where they left off with the amazing twin falls ep, we are now championing their latest and greatest problems ep. a continuation of the mistical journey through their enigmatic world via 4 new heavy weight anthems, these new dw beats are already on hot rotation with support from the likes of andy c and friction awarding it his friction fire tune of the week on radio 1.
introducing the integral select lp – the highly anticipated, long-awaited compilation album from integral records set to catapult the well-respected label back to the forefront. set up in 2007 by influential, legends in the game, glenn herweijer and zula warner aka artificial intelligence, the 25-strong discography represents all styles of drum & bass music with that extra edge and a quality that resonates with the passionate pair. may 2014 sees the new album schedule kick off in style with a sampler 12 inch release featuring their own re-work of one of integrals all-time classics – lenzmans *ever so slightly*. on the flip, the label welcomes uk soldier of the deep, phil tangent to the camp, with the supersmooth but deadly *clouded judgement*.
introducing the *integral select* lp – the highly anticipated, long-awaited compilation album from integral records set to catapult the well-respected label back to the forefront. set up in 2007 by influential, legends in the game, glenn herweijer and zula warner aka artificial intelligence, the 25-strong discography represents all styles of drum & bass music with that extra edge and a quality that resonates with the passionate pair. the label has been influential in breaking artists such as lenzman, alix perez, technimatic, survival and lomax, and the new album will celebrate these significant talents amongst a showcase of integrals new recruits. reinvigorating integral classics from the archives, the lp vinyl edition will feature the cream of the crop in the form of three fresh remixes alongside a brand new dancefloor smasher from survival and scripts new duo project, scar. the double vinyl includes a cd-copy of the 13-track sampler.
hot off the back of their much talked about ep on metalheadz which made it straight to the no.1 spot on he bbc radio dnb charts, duo of the moment need for mirrors return with their most deadly instsllement to date >scuba<. integrating a blend of classic virus/krust influence effectively with their own cutting edge productions. the flip sees the guys collaborating with zero t delivering a smooth but deadly number.
the release has already received plenty of support from the likes of bailey, break, ai, fabio, hype, goldie, tc1, dlr & octane, vicious circle, lynx, dj storm to name but a few.
integral records and ai deliver yet another massive ground breaking high quality release. integral records is proud to be behind dkay and intoxicateds superb release. dkay is currently finishing his much anticipated >illskillz< album project which is due for release this summer. in the mean time, integral records have managed to hand pick 2 fresh tracks from the talented austrian, who has collaborated withfellow producer, intoxicated.
>thinner edge< is reminiscent of the classic soul:r sound with the flip side >shades< incorporating a jazzy edge.
plenty of plays have already come courtesy of fabio, marcus intalex, dj marky and bailey who have had thinner edge exclusively.
integral records present the much anticipated colab release from lenzman and redeyes. high & low is arguably their biggest track to date and features the classic ahmad jamal hook which de la soul also used in the stakes is high. high & low has also just been added to the bbc1xtra daytime playlist. thieves in the night on the flip also uses another well known ahmad jamal piano hook. a classic release thats not t be missed... plenty of support has come from djs such as andy c all the way through to fabio, bailey and mistajam.
random movement collaborates with mixmaster doc to bring you the long awaited extra special release on integral records ever growing catalogue of high quality d & b. the release has already received big support from grooverider, fabio, randall and hype to name a few.
heist delivers another extra special installment for integral records showcasing different sides of his versatile production. the smooth but extra deadly ?warmer days? is one of his bigg tunes to date and has received plenty of support from grooverider, goldie, fabio, total science, lomax and mistajam to name a few.
celebrating its 10th release, integral records drops the huge calibre remix of zero ts refusal which is already being seen as one of his most prolific works to date. this has been receiving heavy across the board support from fabio, chase & status, ltj bukem, friction through to colin murray, giles peterson and mista jam. calibre is joined by drs on the flip be there with its infectious deep piano hook.
>be with you< by rogue soul is a big club track thats been getting support from hype, bukem, marky, bryan g, bailey and a host of others. syncopixs >footage< on the other side is more of a homage to the classic bristol/full cycle sound - its all about the bassline.