Release Date - 22nd March 2019
Neither Scratcha DVA, nor any of the tracks on this release, really need an introduction. Grime fans will instantly recognise these legendary tunes from radio, raves and mixtapes.
a1. Scratch DVA - Kill All A' Dem
a2. Scratch DVA - Taliban
b1. Mega - Dangerous Liasons (Scratch DVA Remix)
b2. Wiley - Apocalypto (Scratch DVA Remix)
Release Date - 15th March 2019
Shout out to my Barry’s ‘Da Mix’, Leon, Vonnett, James, Tilde, Jamie K, Edem, MR2, Fugee, 88.2 Crew, Leon at Music House, Loxy, Mike P, Logos, Parris, Mickey Pearce, Scratcha, all the silent listeners and all the bedroom ravers.
Run out groove etching “I’m oldskool like Stratford Rex, I’m oldskool like Temple”
a1. Basic Rhythm - New Style
a2. Basic Rhythm - Too Nuff
b1. Basic Rhythm - London Warehouse
b2. Basic Rhythm - Ready Again
Release Date - 15th February 2019
Known for his dub excursions on labels such as Dub Stuy, Zam Zam Sounds and Moonshine Recordings, Bukkha steps out under his Preacha moniker once again for NICE UP! with a deep, dark and brooding grime and trap influenced track. What started out initially as a remix project for another artist soon turned into a track of its own when badman MC and poet Rider Shafique stepped up on vocals, going deep on the subject of what drives us in his own inimitable style.
Remixes come from US dubstep don DJ Madd who flips the pace a bit for his signature 160 style - heavy on the vibes, bass and bounce, while up and coming producer Casement twists it into a grime style banger incorporating elements of garage and jungle along the way. An acapella version is included as an exclusive to the vinyl.
a1. Preacha - Chasing Dreams ft. Rider Shafique
a2. Preacha - Chasing Dreams ft. Rider Shafique (DJ Madd Remix)
b1. Preacha - Chasing Dreams ft. Rider Shafique (Casement Remix)
b2. Rider Shafique - Chasing Dreams (Acapella) [Vinyl Exclusive]
Release Date - 1st February 2019
Infernal Sounds brings forth the lucky number 13 with a bone-crunching EP from Bristol's finest, Chad Dubz. Having already enjoyed a successful run of releases during 2018, he steps up with a variety of tracks showcasing the hidden depths to his productions, bridging the gap between dubstep and grime, eloquently.
There's plenty of different flavours across all three tracks which have been providing damage to many clubs across the world over the past few months, and arrives to you on a heavy-weight 180g plate.
a1. Chad Dubz - Wrath of God
b1. Chad Dubz - Dilemma
b2. Chad Dubz - Fuck 'em
Release Date - 21st December 2018
Dream Eater Records returns with another burning hot plate of sought-after dubs from one the true pioneers of both dubstep and the grime scene. Kromestar vs. Iron Soul battle against each other for the first time on the same record. This one is not to be missed!
A1: Kromestar – Culprits: A weighty and hypnotic dancefloor wrecker – Kromestar at his finest.
B1: Iron Soul – Hollowtip: Everything you wanted from a oldschool grime beat. This one is a serious hitter in any set – everyone getss charged up when this hear this one drop!
B2: Iron Soul – Over My Head: Returns to the softer side of grime, with classic chopped up vocals and a melodic bassline. If you are a fan of classic Iron Soul you will love this!
a1. Kromestar - Culprits
b1. Iron Soul - Stacks
b2. Iron Soul - Over My Head
Release Date - 16th November 2018
EARTHTRAX was formed in 2016, taking inspiration from many styles but with a shared focus on high quality bass driven music. Our musical productions can vary and span across many genres, including Dubstep, Reggae, Dancehall, Jungle, Techno, Electro and Ambient, but are unified by a common approach to production. We care a great deal about how we present our music and physical formats are integral. Externalising ideas and making song concepts manifest through art, both sonic and visual is imperative to us as a label. We aim to provide a platform that supports creative freedom and encourages artistic expression regardless of medium or form.
The ETX series focuses on sound-system oriented and vocal material. To kick off the series this first release consists of two tracks from two of the guys behind the label, Obeah & Prynox, longside Rider Shafique.
Track A 'Fix Up' is propelled by militant drums and thunderous baselines which support the sublime vocals Rider Shafique. Both the vocal and instrumental deliver a contemporary but authentic sound
Track B 'Influence' is undeniably of a UK sound with references to Grime and Dubstep, but holds on to strong Dub/Roots characteristics which are key to the ETX series.
a1. Obeah & Prynox - Fix Up (ft. Rider Shafique)
b1. Obeah & Prynox - Influence
Released 21st September 2018
Numa Crew and Killa's Army join forces on this banger that will represent the first release of the brand new label Numa Recordings.
The first release of Numa Recordings is all about a mediterranean and jamaican alliance, an explosive blend of grime and reggae vibes.
Killa's Army is a crew from London formed by Killa P, Irah and Long Range, one of the most powerful trios in the contemporary UK Grime scene, their own original style is distinguished by a "heavy" jamaican dancehall & reggae influence.
The italian collective Numa Crew has developed their unique sound over the years, ranging from dubstep to jungle, through a limitless exploration of the different styles in the wide spectrum of genres in the uk underground scene. In the production of "We nuh tek talk" lies the essence of this musical journey.
The main theme of the tune is the legendary motive of Courtney Melody's ‘Ninja mi ninja' chorus, adapted to a modern day grime beat.
Backing the title track is the 'We nuh tek riddim' version by Numa Crew, the beat and the bassline are simple and heavy at the same time. It will be fire in the dance!
a. Numa Crew & Killa’s Army - We nuh tek talk
b. Numa Crew - We nuh tek riddim
Released 17th August
There is some serious music coming out of NZ right now and has been for a while and these tracks are of no exception. This EP has a very sonically pleasing sound about it all coated with an industrial vibe. From a main room club banger right through to the early morning dark twisted "I have had way too much of a good night" tracks this EP really does push the boundaries and brings something new and refreshing to the table.
a1. Wild Wood
b1. Sun Drips
Released 20th April 2018
After numerous live performances around Europe and the release of his “A Music for Sound Systems” full length in 2017, Infrasonics’ label boss Spatial rejoins Never Ready with two productions originally aired during his 2016 MUTEK live set and lovingly mutated into NVR003.
Low frequency perturbations fusing Spatial’s sound system culture references and trademark distortion, Netz Room’s broken techno in the key of grime defines our label’s intent to release forward bass explorations. Hut 6 follows with a ten minute warp drive across the known universe in search of a unifying field theory of techno. The B-Side sees J. Tijn’s first foray on Never Ready with a bruk & bass out genetic resequencing of Netz Room, while Munstac returns with a sub heavy 4/4 interpretation of the title track.
Never Ready Records' third release in our establishing tetralogy continues with cover artwork from Nerog, 180g coloured vinyl and a limited pressing of 300 units.
a1 Netz Room
a2 Hut 6
b1 Netz Room (J.Tijn Remix)
b2 Netz Room (Munstac Remix)
Released 2nd March 2018
Dream Eater Records returns with another six track Allstars EP for our second release. Featuring some of the most exciting up and coming producers of the time as well as a very special track from Slew Dem Crew legend JT The Goon
A1: JT The Goon really needs no introduction. The Slew Dem original delivers classic grime flutes and strings on his track ‘Blizzard’.
A2: Rising star and Bristol native Sir Hiss presents the much sought after ‘Casablanca’.
A3: We were lucky enough to get another long lost dubplate from the Dungeon Sound Producer Dr. Hugo. This one is seriously weighty.
B1: Polonis delivers that classic grime feel with the N Riddim.
B2: JFO is another rising star with serious talent, he always delivers heavy hitting bass and immaculate production, which is showcased with ‘Tell Dem’.
B3: Finally, Filthy Gears, a well renowned grime producer presents ‘Filthy Sax’ for his vinyl debut! 140 pressure with a trap feel.
a1 JT The Goon – Blizzard
a2 Sir Hiss – Casablanca
a3 Dr. Hugo – Nightfall
b1 Polonis – N
b2 JFO – Tell Dem
b3 Filthy Gears – Filthy Sax
Released 23rd March 2018
Cosmic Bridge kicks off 2018 with an energetic four-track EP full of fresh ideas. Proc Fiskal is the alias of Joe Powers, an Edinburgh native who has been active in the grime scene, securing plays from DJ’s like Spooky, Grandmixxer, Jack Dat and stations like Radar Radio, Mode FM and Rinse FM. Drawing inspiration from strains of UK dance music like Jungle, Grime and Garage and the US rhythmic innovation of Footwork he released and EP of future pushing Grime with Hyperdub in 2017, speeding grime to jungle tempos for fascinating results. These unique tracks caught the ears of Om Unit leading to the Hello Boss EP, on which Proc Fiskal further explores the sweet spot between dark garage, grime and ragga jungle.
The tracks on Hello Boss were produced with DJs in mind. They’re energetic, versatile, and above all highly contagious in the dance. “A Fragrance” imagines Potential Badboy hanging out in the studio with Osmosis. The result is a fresh combination of mid-’90s jungle and UK garage with tightly-edited breakbeats, snapping drums, and a dark bassline clashing against flutes, sirens, horns and vocal samples. “Hello Boss” was inspired by a stand-off scene in a Bollywood movie, drawing its main sample from it and a tension that plays out in the interaction between drums and bassline. This is peak time dancefloor action, a dark roller to shake out the demons. Can you dig it? “Who Can’t Hear” is the most direct jungle production on the EP and shows Proc Fiskal for the dutiful student he is, able to tame the undiluted power of classic jungle with a modern touch: resonant bassline, smooth breakbeats, floating percussion, uplifting pads and a flurry of samples for a pure blast of junglistic joy. “Window Cat” closes the EP with a grime touch as icy, angular melodies rub against a robust bassline and sharp claps.
Hello Boss highlights the ingenuity and energy that can be found in the cracks of 160 bpm dance music, a space with enough room for innovation. It’s a natural fit for Cosmic Bridge, a label that has made its name by celebrating the weirdness on the fringes of genres. As Om Unit puts it, “Proc Fiskal’s sound fits sonically as well as logically alongside some of the pioneers we have supported over the years.”
a1. A Fragrance
a2. Hello Boss
b1. Who Can’t Hear
b2. Window Cat
Repress shipping by 30th March 2018
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As the first in a new series, IFSXXX001 presents tracks from one of the most interesting newcomers of late, Sir Hiss. The A side, ‘Danny Uzi Vert’, was hailed as the track of Outlook Festival for 2017, while the B side, ‘Taj Mahal’ has received support from a variety of DJ’s over the previous year. This series is a white label, vinyl-only release.
a1. Danny Uzi Vert
b1. Taj Mahal
Released 16th February 2018
Four 140 BPM bass bangers from the grime wonder boy Boylan (who also has some history in drum and bass, releasing for the likes of the legendary Bad Company) and the grime godfather DJ Slimzee; co-founder of Rinse FM, member of the legendary Pay As U Go Cartel and owner of Slimzos Recordings; Slimzee is a key figure of first generation grime who shot to international underground fame at the turn of the millennium, alongside partners in grime Wiley and Dizzee Rascal.
Boylan and Slimzee make an outstanding production duo and this debut EP is a testament to that; these beats leave a trail of destruction anywhere that they are played around the world, while crossing 140 boundaries and delivering unique bass music with weighty attitude.
a1 - No Cure
a2 - Replicants
b1 - Delta City
b2 - Reinforced
Dark, dread-infused and ready to test even the toughest of sound-systems, here Compa delivers three twisted, distorted and deadly electronic experiments.
Removing all but the most crucial elements, Compa combines crushing sub-bass with skeletal percussion and chilling atmospheres to show yet again through his signature sound how less is always more.
Compa has received DJ support from the likes of Mala, Toddla T, Chase & Status, Mary-Anne Hobbs, Youngsta, MistaJam, David Rodigan, Shades (Alix Perez and Eprom) Hatcha, Om Unit and Plastician among others.
a1. Key Mans Car
b2. Buck Man At
Release Date: 8th October 2017
BTG return with their 3rd release.
A debut vinyl release from Philadelphia’s Gohda. A multi-coloured combination of shimmering grime synth work, spaced out beats that occupy somewhere between the boom bap of classic hip hop, the half pulse of dubstep and the skittering high-end work of southern rap knitted together with a soulful vocal & atmospheric touch not distant from that of the elusive Burial. Gohda’s sound owes itself to both sides of the Atlantic but operates nowhere within them.
The vinyl only release sees remixes from BTG’s very own Bulu, twisting the original into a dancefloor ready terminator & TMSV known for his genre expansive excursions on labels such as Black Box, Cosmic Bridge & Artikal again taking Gohda’s soulful and playful original and turning it into a weighty dancefloor focussed banger.
Not to be missed for fans of genre defying, psychedelic bass-weight.
a2. Corrupted Angels
a3. Corrupted Angels (Bulu Remix)
b2. Graverobber (TMSV Remix)
b3. In Tha Trap