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TC4 - Grooves

TC4 – Grooves

9 January, 2020

Corey uses TC4’s excellent “Grooves” EP to wax nostalgic about garage in the early 200s. It’s a great EP.

DJ Icebox & Happysoul - Molecules EP

DJ Icebox & Happysoul – Molecules EP

18 November, 2019

The momentum of the bubbly riff is countered only by the steppy African beats and occasional sweep to mark time.

Skee Mask - Iss004

Skee Mask – Iss004

14 November, 2019

The brutal stop-time acieed of “Jugg” by Skee Mask, sets the tone for this EP. Bass as percussion, Percussion as bass.

Z-KAT - the Forgotten ep

Z-KAT – the Forgotten ep

24 October, 2019

The simple elements that can make a great dance tune – scratchy samples hook you, driving bass propels you forward, and a great beat with subtle variation keeps you dancing.

DJ Kayo - Cocaine

DJ Kayo – Cocaine

21 October, 2019

It’s a delightfully breathless six minutes of pure pressure.

DJ Tess - IENE

DJ Tess – IENE

17 October, 2019

Claustrophobic and urgent, banshees chant over frenetic drums, while tension-filled drones build hover overhead before crashing over your head in waves of sub and siren.

Mr Solo - Solo Mission

Mr Solo – Solo Mission

15 October, 2019

Most of these tunes are bangers, not anthems, the kind that the best DJs use to set a mood, make people get low, and go home with smiles.

Bakongo - Momoweb / Disposition / Goulbap

Bakongo – Momoweb / Disposition / Goulbap

7 October, 2019

So many tiny, fractal-like details form patterns, blend together, and become one, whole natural experience.

DJ Firmeza - Ardeu

DJ Firmeza – Ardeu

3 October, 2019

The vocals leap and slice around the room, chased by truly banging drums. Each section lulls you forward, while police sirens chase you throw the crowd dancing in the street.

Bass Clef - Zamyatin Renumbered

Bass Clef – Zamyatin Renumbered

30 September, 2019

Exploring garage, kuduro, UK funky, Squarepusher jungle, itchy IDM, and shimmering, disorienting ambient… It’s an extremely thick 43 minutes of music but a rewarding listen, end to end.

Naughty - Dom 877 + Killa P

Naughty – Dom 877 + Killa P

26 September, 2019

The warning sirens and deep toms keep pace perfectly with the rugged vocals of Killa P. So good.

JOJV - Concrete / Signal

JOJV – Concrete / Signal

19 September, 2019

Sparse yet complex, it hits hard and takes no prisoners.

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