redeyes releases his third album broken soul last year julien‘redeyes salvi showed off his versatility on his blueprints ep. he now takes it one step further with the release of broken soul, his first full length project for the north quarter. through twelve sincere tracks, the toulouse-based artist showcases an action packed storyline co-starring some of the most sought-after vocalists in the game. not only do manchester legends drs and tyler daley make appearances, but there are also features by fresh nq signee abnormal sleepz, hmd, kinkai and juga-naut as well as ny underground hip hop phenomenon milano constantine. rap, soul and dusty jazz flavour is woven through diverse tracks in both tempo and intensity. the redeyes signature shines bright however, effortlessly capturing current aesthetics and eclecticism. this album shows a veteran artist comfortable in his craft and is not just at home on lenzmans imprint, it possibly signifies the quintessence of the north quarter philosophy. full soundclips available on release week
tokyo prose now returns with his 2nd album on the north quarter. with wild grace the auckland native returns from an extended absence to deliver a masterclass in emotive musical storytelling. the project features some of his most sought-after works and includes vocals from steo, cleveland watkiss and rising star k s r as well as collaborations with race banyon, nether and lsb.
sam reed aka tokyo prose is a new zealand based drum & bass producer with releases on soul:r, samurai music, hospital records. he now celebrates the release of his sophomore album “wild grace” with his debut on lenzman’s emergent the north quarter label.
the new alone with everybody ep by drum & bass connoisseur fd firmly solidifies his earned seat in the upper echelons of the drum & bass scene. the epic nine-tracker showcases a new dimension to his sound, having already gained the trust of many essential labels in the past. serious work has been released over the course of years, producing a balanced catalogue of what fd stands for. this persistent output has grown in both reputation and depth and tells the story of a man dedicated to keeping close to his musical vision.
he blueprints ep marks the welcome return of the talented toulouse based producer redeyes. following a number of releases on seminal labels such as bingo, creative source, innerground and brownswood in the mid 2000s, redeyes then decided to take a step back from music production. now returning as a more complete and mature artist, his blueprints ep on lenzman’s the north quarter imprint sends an exciting message of where julien salvi stands in 2017. comprising of an ambitious nine tracks, redeyes’ blueprints ep showcases his exquisite musicianship and ability in the studio throughout each piece of music. in true north quarter style, he effortlessly breaks down the boundaries between drum & bass and hip hop, whilst fully maintaining the soulful and heartfelt aesthetic that he is known and revered for. the release sees him join forces with a plethora of exciting talent. ‘100 porsches to the stars’ brings him together with underground la rap hero hus kingpin for a lo-fi hip hop masterclass. he also collaborates with mancunian don black josh, children of zeus’ infamous tyler daley, north quarter chief lenzman, and many more.