silas & snare offer up a killer 2 track ep, with a straight sub-heavy attitude made for darkened clubs.
“biometric” dominates the dancefloor with its sharply executed, big-room laser-like bassline as “patience” demonstrates the duo’s excellent percussive arrangement.
with rolling snares, ragged syncopations and brushed textures, this solid 2 tracker makes a fine club tool.
the lead track of the ep delirium, takes influence from a number of sonic avenues providing a considered cut of dub-techno inspired house. the pairs ability to handle percussion and carefully manipulate samples results in a sophisticated swung drumbeat sitting neatly over an addictive dubbed out stab and mysterious vocal sample.
bss records returns with the second in a series of va compilations entitled percussive parameters . after successfully launching the series last year, showcasing both emerging and established artists and topping juno s vinyl chart, this one s set to cause a stir. first up is troy gunner, an artist with a wealth of experience and a diverse arsenal of club focused records to his name. ‘pleading shows troy s deeper, more melodic side with atmospheric pads and vocals layered around an intelligent, driven percussive array. as the track progresses, a hypnotic and compelling synth is introduced that draws the listener further in, cementing troy s intuitive abilities in the studio. next up are head honchos silas & snare, who deliver a certified club weapon. memories starts unassuming, mesmerizing and innocuous, before launching the listener into a rolling, dubbed out cut destined to open and close sets across the world s sound systems. on the flip, we bring two exciting and emerging uk producers, agrippa and yak, both delivering their debut 12- offerings. kicking things off is ziplash , a drum workout that demonstrates agrippa s ability to manipulate percussion and sub to the highest caliber, with thunderous claps and kicks weaved over intricate beats and samples. finally, and as the name suggests, showdown is a menacing cut of club weight destined for low ceilings and late nights, with a relentless sub and inimitable groove throughout! as ever, we d like to say a massive thank you to everyone supporting our music, ideas and artists.
brotherhood sound system records is back with its third 12inch offering and the first in a series of compilations entitled percussive parameters delivering percussion heavy sonics focused directly at the dance floor. the lead track of the ep, callahans kudzu, opens with a chopped, atmospheric vocal layered intelligently over rolling percussion and a hypnotic flute. a pounding 808 kick drum is teased underneath until the track switches into a relentless, chugging club tool. this ones destined to tear up dance floors for a long time