after a hectic weekend you awake dazed and confused deep in the urban jungle. as the sun starts to rise, in the distance a lush pad starts to drift closer. the sounds of your past... a time when everything in the world was right, perfect. tearing breakbeats release, kinetic energy moves your body and you start to reminisce about friends, love and music. days gone by, the vibe never ends. jem one kicks off 117 spring with 3 fresh cuts pressed on a limited edition red & white mixed vinyl.
soul deep recordings and blade are pleased to present the blackbird ep. the ep features 2 richly crafted rollers that will rock the dance floor. the title track, “blackbird”, has received support from ltj bukem and many other top deejays around the world. the song starts off with a heavy amen break and light background atmospherics. at each turn, the break seems to get heavier as layers are added to the mix. when the bassline drops, the groove is undeniable, and will have your head nodding in approval. the song chugs along and builds to a crescendo with it’s epic pads and tasteful atmospherics. “bella l’amour”, is the second offering, and it shows a different side to blade’s diverse productions. the track begins with a light break, airy efx, and chiming keys, that set the backdrop for this tight production. at the drop, the drums fill in nicely and the warm 808 bassline punch through the mix. overall, blade delivers big on this release, and will surely satisfy his fans with this slice of d&b heaven.
this single will be advertised in the wire 378 august 2015-05-25 in a full color quarter page ad.
originally released in november 2011, this is the very first single ever to appear on the label. it was produced under the heavy influence of the original chicago footworkers like rp boo, whose influence is obvious in the sounddesign. two tracks written and produced by dj kabra and discarga, the man behind duck n’ cover records. both tracks feature a haunting, dark atmosphere. bones is a tribal graveyard stepper, time for a burial. up is a straight battletrack with pondering drum assaults and viscious stabs.
this is a crucial release for fans of locust and mark van hoen and is finally available on lp for the first time. presented on high-quality 160gram classic vinyl featuring original reproduction front cover artwork.