jacks house makes its first move of 2019 with a third volume of various artist shenanigans pivoting around the crisp minimal house formula that has kept the label on track and in record bags thus far. rich nxt is feeling tracky and subtly spaced out on the heads down dubble, while politics of dancing comes correct with an insistent roller that finds its groove and stays there. julenns good company is a crafty, shuffling workout laden with deep chord pulses, and legit trips djedai- takes things in a freakier turn that should resonate perfectly with the after hours crowd.
following his recent release on the see double va, rising talent josh baker finds a home once again on luca cazal and brigante’s imprint with his explore ep. original fuse london resident rich nxt is also onboard to deliver an elevating remix. first supported by romanian master barac, title track explore is a surefire weapon for the dancefloor. jaxn’s breathy vocals effortlessly complement the peak-time bass and glistening hi-hats. on the b-side, rich nxt adds a funkier bassline and light keys for his rework of the title track. the ep closes with black lines, a more formidable number with baker employing darker elements into his production. the talented producer explains “ after receiving some exceptional vocals from jaxn, ‘explore’ wrote itself. i wanted to create a real peak-time song, one suited for all spaces and i’m happy to see it get consistently road-tested at dc10. ‘black lines’ is a moodier acid track that i feel compliments ‘explore’ massively.” since the tender age of 16, josh baker s passion and enthusiasm for house music has grown from strength to strength. the young manchester producer also curates his own successful night, you&me, which has since gone on to take place in leeds, newcastle and ibiza. his musical output has garnered support from big names such as apollonia, richy ahmed, ben rau and rich nxt
rich nxt returns to fuse london for his 6th solo ep and it is perhaps his most crucial and striking material yet. these tracks have been destroying parties around the globe all summer from daytime to night time, club to warehouse, all three are certified bangers. from the ridiculous baselines of brigade, the beautifully uplifting vocal of serious and the effect of the synthesis between natural and artificial drum sounds on eight, each track combines moments of twisted raving with crystal clear breaks and heavy drops.
as one of fuse s original residents, rich nxt played a major part in the brand s evolution, helping take it from that sunday morning afters to being one of the most respected event brands and labels on the planet ever since the age of 10, rich nxt has been involved in creating his own music. thanks to his early training as both a drummer and keyboardist, nxt has an inherent musicianship fully apparent in his sound and style of production. taking influence from the london rave scene of the early 90s spanning drum n bass and jungle and later the minimal and tech-house scenes of europe, nxt s output found a platform on the now world-class fuse london label (launched in 2011). a core artist for the label, with five solo eps and a collaboration alongside seb zito, rich nxt has been integral to fuse s trademark sound with his debut ep bristle and quixotic ep two of the labels defining moments. nxt and zito s chemistry in the studio is clear with a further two collaborations on fuse sister label infuse. alongside his own productions, nxt s remix catalogue includes seb zito s never with enzo siragusa and his original breakthrough remix of jon maker s seeker , which was championed by tini and many other leading djs in the minimal house scene. by the end of 2016, a residency at amnesia ibiza with hyte x fuse alongside dates at off week in barcelona and several stand out events on fuse s 8th birthday tour including an epic after hours set at berlin s hoppetosse proved nxt is on top of his game. nxt also launched his own imprint nxt records that year, another platform for his own consistently quality output. several releases down the line, nxt s distinctive style layered with intricate percussion, obscure synths and ethereal pads combined with punchy snares and atmospheric vocals is marking out the producer and label as a prime source for djs and vinyl lovers. 2017 sees the launch of a second vinyl only imprint what nxt, a home for musical discoveries that end up buried deep in his own record bag. featuring both emerging talent and established artists from the uk and beyond, what nxt? all roads lead to the rave.
hund, the well-known way of clubbing based in vicenza (italy), on the occasion of the 5th anniversary is proud to introduce its newly minted label/project which reflects the sound of its own club. first release with limited 300 copies only is out with two originals from the londoner rich nxt:automotion is an authentic minimal/techno track up to a serious dancefloor while crystal with a deeper sound reminds the fuse party style.a powerful punch is the remix of the romanian mastermind faster with his unique minimal character,appreciated and played by ...
next up from fuse london is the latest ep from resident rich nxt. hot on the heels of launching his own nxt records, this scorching four track platter represents his strongest and most dancefloor friendly ep to date. donkey, quixotic and longtime showcase an intricate yet effective sound, laced with powerful bass, sharp percussion, subtle synths, analogue dirt and bags of groove. all of the tracks have gained widespread support and captured ears around the globe whilst the dark, lurching flux one provides something a bit different.
vinyl only hand stamped 180g wax. brand new imprint from long standing fuse london resident rich nxt, exploring and pushing his sonic spectrum to the max on his label s first release - nxt001. not to be missed!
tim green delivers another meticulously curated selection for the fifth instalment of his disc over label. london-born and lausanne-based reber debuted on the label’s last release with a remix of tim’s standout ‘scar’, and now deservedly gets a full ep of his own topped up with an excellent remix from fuse affiliate rich nxt.
rich nxt, one of fuses core residents, returns for his fourth ep on the fuse london label. the *waistline ep* sees him build upon his fine earlier work with another mesmerizing journey through expertly crafted underground sounds.
for years now, rich nxt has been making waves in the underground scene in london. a key player in the inner circle of fuse london alongside enzo siragusa and seb zito, the substance ep will be his second solo release on the imprint. it is another top release from a label that seems to be unstoppable at the moment, and rich nxt expertly lifts the shadowy fusic sound from the depths of london, working it into four killer tracks for your record collection.
rich nxt is a long time music technology head, drummer, dj and keyboardist. djing led him to be active in his hometown londons underground music scene, playing a part in the rise of the after-hours, gaining lots of experience and knowledge, championing up and coming artists and labels such as dial, oslo, desolat and liebe*detail.
fuse london deliver their second release and it comes from resident dj and one of the capital citys most prolific djs, rich nxt.
having collaborated with hypercolours alex jones for art departments no.19 imprint as well as chalking up releases for sonat and mighty rumble, nxt has a solid reputation as a producer in addition to huge respect as a dj. productions and sets combine late-night grooves with a distinct sense of strangeness that makes for an always-interesting listen.
okains key ear for a groove finds a home on infuse in the form of his magic box ep. place des fetes is a keen example, subtle layered sounds sneaking in between the b-line driven ride means there s always something new to find. magic box moves into a more blissful arena with it s swelling pad perfect for those early morning sunrise sets whilst rich nxt remixes place de fetes, stripping the elements down in his own inimitable way. vinyl only!
lowwaxx open doors for a very special welcome to the well established uk scene producer tommy vicary jnr, signing label s 3rd release with 2 originals bangers as well as a remix by fuse london regular rich nxt. opening up matters is the sounds of the title track. a moody effort that s notable for its many haunting tones and a reluctance to follow a straight path, it s the sort of intricate bomb that gets under the listener s skin from the get go. difficult to pigeonhole but still full of dancefloor panache. an auspicious start to the release with a track that s sure to get you talking. the b-side then gets underway courtesy of -best way-. this time, the emphasis is more firmly placed on tidy rhythms and straight up baselines, though this one also demonstrates the producer s knack for the unexpected. a whole peaceful landscape trip decorated with overwhelming chords placed on tidy rhythms and straight up baselines. culminating the release is the sounds of rich nxt, who delivers a stunning remix of -best way-. indebted to deep tropes and imbued with a catchy-as-hell baseline.
norse projekt brings muninn back for release 004 with his ep called fornjot, some more minimalistic analogue warmths accompanied by a remix from fuse resident rich nxt who adds some lively acidic tones to the track jarnsaxa.
since its inception in 2011 the fuse label has grown to be one of the leading voices in the dance music underground, originally kicking off with co-founder enzo siragusa s the sagamore ep , subsequent releases were kept strictly in-house with productions from the roster of resident djs that feature at their london based daytime raves (seb zito, rich nxt etc). in 2013 offshoot label infuse was initiated as a way of harnessing production talent from around the globe. as a celebration of reaching 5 years of releases, a three part vinyl only ep is to be released featuring tracks from the established fuse roster as well as a few new additions. the third & final ep features rich nxt, odd & rossko, archie hamilton & sam bellis strictly vinyl only!
opiums latest offering from italian techno impresario destrict offers up intelligent deep journeys culminating in this 6 tracks ep alice hole highlights the artists signature sound by incorporating his trademark analog beats and deep undulating melodics whilst holding a solid break groove. chandni chowk carries the same vibe but pushes the producers sound deeper into self indulgent drum programming that keeps you locked amongst its evolving mood. denis kaznacheev alongside the analogue cops pushed the destrict beats to another level jumping form minimalistic to techno tunnels. re-up and rich nxts appearances bring more straight up dance-floor ready locked-grooves and re-works. again, if your comfort zone is a tunnel opium audio is your safe place.
the latest various artists ep from fuse london s infuse imprint features labels stalwarts rich nxt & seb zito kicking things off with the deep and moody *serve* whilst pat ondebaaks *one* delves deeper still with its deliciously hypnotic vibe. on the flip, ant & ferro up the energy levels a notch with the quirky little roller *toasted* and rounding off the ep, inner provides *mascota arlechin*, a fresh tech tinged groove.
seb zito steps up to the plate for the next release on fuse london with his never ep. title track never delves deep with a moody atmospheric groove whilst sub dubs 111 toughens things up with a stripped back flavour. on the flipside, remixes of never see enzo siragusa and rich nxt inject a d&b style b-line whilst ben rau brings a melodic vision to his version.