one of the underground drum & bass scene’s most promising young talents unglued, finally releases the most sought after dubplate on the drum & bass circuit, his remix of high contrast’s decade-long anthem ‘if we ever’, on hospital records.
**ltd yellow vinyl pressing** one of the underground drum & bass scene’s most promising young talents unglued, finally releases the most sought after dubplate on the drum & bass circuit, his remix of high contrast’s decade-long anthem ‘if we ever’, on hospital records.
always seen with a smile on his face, inja the poet, lyricist, storyteller and unparalleled master of ceremonies presents his debut album on hospital records. his first drum & bass focussed long-player ‘blank pages’ flexes his lyrical style with heartfelt sentiment, roughneck flows and quick-fire wordsmith wizardry. all partnered with heavyweight productions from pete cannon, nu:tone, logistics, serum, whiney and anile. the double vinyl release includes a cd-copy of the album.
bahnsteig retour a 23 pour club le-fan! paris king alexis. unser mit mehr schnitte. agre iz goa beat lover. pune iz low go bumper. hubli iz swing and rider. kulem iz gaia ode solo glidder. vive la panzer dude!
another gem from the archives gets a much needed official reissue. the 12inch mix of you combines the original funk riffs, string arrangement and joyous piano with a squelchy lead synth to elevate the track to new levels. anyone who saw that momentous back to back between ge-ology and red greg at dekmantel last summer will know the power of this one. my music on the b side is another favourite from the diggers spiritual soul from samuel jonathan johnson, tip!
horton makes the scene. the caped rave wonder, alive and spitting since 88. pyschedelia set for anthemic mind expansion. eclectic day a journey to the centre of jupiter. smokin roachin si bella bella. the box drummers gonna work it out. horton hears a trippin!
logistics, one of hospital records’ most prolific artists, is back with his seventh studio album ‘hologram’. inspired by his travels to hong-kong and new zealand, this universally admired drum & bass figure presents a vibrant 16-track collection soaked in his signature groove, soul and liquid-funk stylings.
after a six-year hiatus, everyone’s favourite hospital compilation returns. witness the sickness, this is drum & bass, this is ‘sick music 2018’. with 24 brand new tracks, the series that brought the world early stories of netsky, wilkinson, sigma and fred v & grafix is back. the heritage of this series speaks volumes, and sick music 2018 takes the quality to a whole new level. filled to the brim with dangerous dubplates this full spectrum injection is a must have for each and every d+b devotee.
following a string of successful releases krakota is back with a massive 14-track collection. ‘strange system’ marries heavy distortion with razor-sharp clarity, crossing and colouring the black and white lines of drum & bass with his versatile style and slick production. his debut album stands tall and proud shouting his individual sound. never underestimate krakota, he’s full of surprises!
the double vinyl release comes in a gatefold sleeve and includes the full album on cd.
one of belgium’s brightest musical exports in recent history, netsky is set to release his eagerly awaited third album ‘3’ via hospital records.
the journey leading up to ‘3’ began last summer with the release of festival favourite, ‘rio’. the brazilian inspired track was a hit with specialist and daytime radio alike and was heard everywhere from underground raves, to muddy festival fields, to the soundtrack for bbc 1’s coverage of london’s new year’s eve fireworks display. it will also be used throughout this year as the soundtrack to netsky’s role as official artist ambassador for the belgian olympics team whom he will join in rio de janeiro during their rio2016 campaign.
bubbling under hollands exquisite architecture, art and design is a drum & bass community thats grown rapidly over the past decade exporting some of the genres biggest talents.the likes of maduk, noisia, lenzman and icicle have set the bar high inspiring a new generation of producers to reach up. the future sound of holland ep continues our worldwide series boasting six up and coming talents that have gained the hospital stamp of approval.
fred v & grafix bring a breath of fresh air with their long-awaited second album ‘oxygen’. the 15-track venture strips away any uniformity, opening up into dreamy, synthesized waves of drum & bass, elements of elegant electro-pop, down-tempo beats, unsuspecting instrumentation and everything in between. the transparent double vinyl release comes in a gatefold sleeve with cd included.
cambridge has been the source for some of the most exciting talent in drum & bass, now the next generation of inspired homegrown artists is surfacing. since signing to hospital records in 2015 hugh hardie has skated through its inner city streets drawing inspiration for his debut release, the ‘city soul’ ep. four tracks, filled with uplifting summer sounds blending soulful jungle flavours and jazzy sunshine rollers.
while brazil may be famous for its larger-than-life carnival celebrations, it’s a different music driven movement that’s grabbed our attention. underneath the sun, sand and sea rise a key community of producers creating a different shade of drum & bass to any other place in the world. ‘the future sound of brazil’ is the next chapter of hospital record’s seminal ‘future sound of’ series handpicking the finest talents that brazil’s shores have to offer.
a name that’s been on everyone’s lips, maduk is leading the way for the next generation of drum & bass producers, bouncing around europe with his uplifting, high-energy productions. signing exclusively to hospital records in 2015 cleared the path to complete his highly anticipated debut album. twelve colourful tracks make up the spirit-raising ‘never give up’ lp – a guaranteed mood-lifter that’ll have crowds up on their feet world over.
the double vinyl lp comes in a gatefold sleeve with a cd-copy of the full album included.
as one of the pioneers of the signature hospital records sound logistics already has an impressive succession of albums, eps, collaborations and remixes in his repertoire. fortunately for us he’s adding one more to the list with his incredible sixth studio album, ‘electric sun’ filled with jungle flavoured rollers, garage-inspired chop-ups, down tempo head-nodders, swirling synths and merciless subs.
the double vinyl comes in a gatefold sleeve with album-cd included.
as hospital record’s hits its 20th year it’s time to revive ‘the future sound of series!
with drum & bass standing strong as an internationally celebrated genre and the hospitality usa tours becoming an annual success, the purple gates have been flooded with music from la to seattle, atlanta to arizona and it’s not just the location that’s stretched, the diversity of sound reaches far in every direction. in ‘the future sound of america’ get to know the talented team of producers that are waving the d+b flag high and accelerating the sounds of the us underground.
bold and fearless, lynx steps away from the norm to deliver the unheard verses of drum & bass with his rule defying lp, i am lynx. after signing to hospital records in june 2014, we were given a brief taste of his diversity with the release of his ‘where are you’ ep late last year. since then lynx has continued to rattle cages with his unconventional sounds and all-encompassing repertoire. stocked full of crazed quirks and indefinable styles *i am lynx* raises the bar, deviating from any d+b predictability. the double vinyl lp includes a cd-copy of the album.
shining the spotlight bright on newest signing, brazilian-born urbandawn with his hospital debut single,neon nights. giving a glimpse of the infectious bass lines and euphonic notes that are inevitably on their way from this talented producer.
following on from “xylo”, krakota’s “ice hands” and “ghosts” duo brings a chillingly cold welcome to the second chapter of his hospital release story. with both tracks delivering enslaving bass-lines that quickly seize your undivided attention, going hand-in-hand to display his ear-grabbing talent and sophisticated skill. a single that revitalises the darkened corners of drum and bass and slaps you with an over whelming urge to hit your nearest dance floor. presdsing on ice blue 12 inch vinyl.
the debut release on hospital records latest exclusive signing lynx. this southampton based produced is known to many within the drum n bass scene for his unique, rhythmic, anthemic productions, and for those who dont know be assured youll be hearing a lot more from over the coming months. this ep of four stand out cuts introduces the diverse sound of a producer at the top of his game.
since signing to hospital records in october 2012, metrik finally arrives with his long-awaited debut album *universal language*, and believe us, it does not disappoint. having already built a reputation as one of the hottest stars in d+b, he delivers an eclectic blend of anthemic and euphoric tracks to showcase his musically expansive sound.
featuring vocals from jan burton, *human again* is a classic slice of anthemic d+b from metrik ahead of his debut album *universal language* which drops at the end of september. *slipstream* on the flip is a frenetic 303 bubbler. rising and building to a manic crescendo, this perfect piece of techno influenced 174bpm madness adds strength in depth to this essential release. pressing on transparent, orange colored vinyl.
returning for the second chapter, s.p.y goes *back to basics* and takes us deeper, darker and further underground with this uncompromising selection. the recent *back to basics chapter 1* lp introduced a new edge to his sound, and having tested these tracks in his dj sets over recent months, s.p.y has fine-tuned mixdowns and structures for maximum dancefloor impact. s.p.y brings in the iconic vocals of diane charlemagne once again with a *great use of a great singer* according to eddy tm x-fm. closest allies total science return to collaborate on this second edition, joined by spearheads bcee and well renowned mc lowqui.
this exclusive hospital 12 inch features four tracks, with netskys original version backed up by fred v & grafixs storming drum+bass refix, as well as an outstanding, genre bending remix from the man like wookie, and a 4x4 re-rub by the legend that is todd edwards. featuring vocals from the inimitable beth ditto of the gossip on top of netskys supercharged drum+bass melodies this is the first new single from netsky since his award winning album *2* smashed into the uk top 30 in 2012.
his first release since 2012s *fear not*, the man behind some of d+bs biggest anthems returns with his brand new long player. having spent the last two years collaborating with big brother dan nu:tone on the nu:logic project, logistics takes solo control of the studio set up once more to unleash his latest monsters. a return to the classic hospital sound which logistics has helped shape, uplifting piano chords, euphoric basslines and sublime vocal chops abound, alongside acoustic guitars and luscious strings. collaborators on this project include new talents hugh hardie and maduk, veteran producer sonic, vocalists will robert and lifford, and of course brother dan nu:tone. an album of organic, d+b soul, as hospital hits its 18th year in business logistics brings us a reminder of his well renowned talent with an added sense of maturity in his production.
club support from: danny byrd, fabio, high contrast, b traits, spectrasoul, brookes brothers, subfocus, s.p.y, drumsound & bassline smith, matrix, dj hype, tc, doc scott, john b and many more.
his first release since 2012s *fear not* album, the man behind some of drum & basss biggest anthems returns with the first music to be taken from his soon to follow lp. 12 inch vinyl limited to 500 copies.
with the dust not yet settled on his massive debut *what the future holds*, s.p.y is already taking us *back to basics* with a rough and rugged new long player. going deeper and darker this time round, s.p.ys uncompromising approach to production and an unparalleled dancefloor pedigree has been getting d+b dons hot under the collar.
the first instalment of *back to basics chapter one* comes in the form of an exclusive 2x12 vinyl only sampler. the full album release follows in a matter of weeks. collaborators include total science and rene lavice, as well as vocal contributions from grimm, the legendary diane charlemagne, and dancehall don suku of ward 21.
pursuing a rapid ascension to d&b’s top table since signing to hospital records fred v & grafix have quickly become one of the most talked about acts in the scene. having remixed top 10 hits for rudimental and subfocus, and released a string of singles and tracks on hospital, they now present their debut long player. an ambitious and consummate development of the sound they have become know for, built on a solid foundation of d&b beats, the album combines their love for live music, weighty sub bass and creative collaborations with newschool vocalists and producers.with the support of dance music luminaries subfocus and netsky, as well as backing from radio one s zane lowe, annie mac and mistajam, fred v & grafix are well on the way to crossover success.
the first single to be taken from fred v & grafix forthcoming debut lp. *recognise* showcases these two young producers at the peak of their game. young gun emperor applies his twisted neurofunk genius to the remix for this package, choosing to frontload the song and harmonic structure before descending with a spartan bassline workout and rugged tick-tock drums which will have every 21st century junglist grinning from ear to ear.
across the board club support for the emperor remix from the likes of s.p.y, enei, doc scott, fabio, pascal, june miller, dc breaks, marky, camo & krooked, spectrasoul.
camo & krooked are back with their new album *zeitgeist*. this belter is jam-packed with disco, french house and minimal influences, which are merged together with the signature camo & krooked sound to form an awe-inspiring 15-track package. the album also features key collaborations with fellow hospital star metrik and norwegian indie-electronic duo lemâitre.
after the enormity of the zane lowe endorsed grit (feat roni size) backed with the halcyon house anthem love you like this, danny byrd returns with a huge double a-side to kick things off from his forthcoming golden ticket album. this early summer single features two slices of battering bassline badness representing two sides of dannys sound.
having impressed d&b heads from across the scene with their searing debut album what i ve always waited for in march this year, nu:logic a.k.a dan and matt gresham, are back with another two tracks pressed on the finest vinyl.
recent signing metrik crashes onto the hospital release schedule with this immense self-titled solo release. hot on the heels of his essential mix for bbc radio one, metrik has forged a reputation for producing top-notch peak time tunes with catchy hooks and uplifting vibes a-plenty.
nu:logic is a collaborative partnership between hospital stalwarts nu:tone and logistics. individually, the gresham brothers have released a total of seven long players already on hospital, each to great critical acclaim. the sum of their combined powers is oozing with the kind of soulful drum + bass, which is the foundation of the hospital label and will satisfy long term fans who hanker after the golden days of the genre.
4 x 12 inch vinyl in gatefold sleeve, cd-copy of the album included.
after delivering some of 2012s most iconic music, high contrast returns with another superb single to get 2013 off to a cracking start. bringing together his classic uplifting and melodic signature sound with the more progressive direction of *the agony & the ecstasy*, this single should be a firm favourite of fans new and old and a dj favourite too.
danny byrd is back and ready to blow 2013 away with this rambunctious double a-side sampler, as we approach the release of his third studio album later this year.
first he teams up with bristol based full cycle legend and mercury music prize winner roni size for the explosive, dancefloor-driven *grit*. bringing together two legends of the d&b scene for the first time *grit* has an exuberant, larger than life appeal that will surely make it a favourite amongst djs and punters alike. dropping like a car alarm going off in the dance and answered by a juddering sub of gargantuan proportions, the track rolls out with a robotic gospel choir adding intrigue and melodic soul.
sick music 3 sees the revival of the highly successful compilation series with another slew of top-notch talent from across the spectrum. expect to find tracks and remixes from artists as diverse as high contrast, raiden, jonny l, technimatic, lung and madeon across this 26-track compilation.
recent hospital signings and bbc1xtra regulars fred v & grafix head up the 12” sick sampler with the storming >major happy< which is set to light up dancefloors across the globe. kicking off with a gentle bleepy hook, the tune builds into an uplifting, turbo charged banger with euphoric melodies and warm waves of sub bass. a future hospitality anthem for sure, this marks fred v & grafixs entry to the top table of d+b.
on the flipside, med school signing lung graduates to hospital and provides us with the lush, lilting sounds of >rollerball<. intriguing from the off with its gorgeous, rolling beats and dribbling melodies. spaced out sfx and drifting atmospherics add to the dreaminess.