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Labyrinth - Slang Banger - Program

Grab your glow-sticks, this homage to hardcore is a chaotic craze of sound, and is rave encapsulated in its rawest, purest form. The bass is fat and pounding while the synths stab sharply through, but the key to the euphoria is the fast-paced and hard-hitting breakbeats. All mixed up with a load of gaming samples. 

Fully Loaded (Levela Jump Up Remix) - Run Tingz & Breakah feat Doubla J - Run Tingz Originals

Coming from Bristol, the UK’s home of mash-up music, this little slice of sunshine makes full use of all its musical roots. The original slab of ragga has been mixed up into something fit for a different dance. So proud to call itself jump-up, it's in the track title, this is low-down and dirty, gritty growling bass done with a smile, lifted by the original dancehall vocal and large sprinkling of dub sirens. Big tings for carnival!  

Mercenary Ship EP - RDG & Hitman - Subaltern

A solid fistful of wobbly, throbbing rollers from this Copenhagen vs. London collabo between RDG & Hitman, that all feels very 2007 in its vibe and approach. Whilst Tempa’s AxH has a pop at remixing the title track, the standout cut is RDG’s 'Space Age', which combines syncopated drums, a pulsing bassline and weird electrical feedback effects to create a space-time continuum of bassweight funk.

Between Heaven and the Deep Blue Sea - Mav - Scientific Recordings

We’re pretty sure we can hear dolphins but we’re not too sure how to feel about it. We’re all up for atmospheric tracks and yes, the EP is called 'Sounds of the Deep', but is it necessary to have actual dolphins?  The drum patterning is great and the bass is gloriously warm, but… those dolphins!