It hasn't taken long for Alerstorm and Ice Stereo to establish their neuro-tinged Gradual guise as one of Technique Recordings' heavy hitters. Having introduced themselves to the label with some dark and techy flavours, they were last seen on the Summer 2016 compilation bringing the more sunlit vibe of “Falling Pieces”. So, we know they've got multiple facets to their style, which makes this EP a particularly exciting prospect.
Jason is back in 2016 with some spiced up, smokey, bassline garage vibes.
What is a Space Yardie? "A Jamaican gangster in a space ship," would be the obvious answer. But up till now there hasn't been any Jamaican gangsters in the space race. The Space Yardie, in fact, is the ultra ego created by the Rapper, Sifu Chan.
After a land-mark start to the year, KACHINA and Affectionate Grooves are giving you an early taster and dropping 'Hypnotize' from their awesome forthcoming EP of the same name.
KACHINA have got support on the airwaves from the likes of Monki & Toddla T on BBC Radio 1 and Marcus Nasty on Rinse. They have appeared on blogs as diverse as Skillex's NEST HQ, EDM Network & I Love UKG.
Left/Right tastefully delivers another timeless classic with his fresh rework of Jamie XX's hit tune 'Gosh' from his grammy nominated album, In Colour. This track is a goose bump inducing journey through big bass and sweeping melodies.
Insomniax is a collaboration of two producers, Renzo (Damien Fellows) and Freshold (Oliver Millin) hailing from the South West, UK. Renzo and Freshold have both been devoted to making dance music since the early rave days of the 90s.
Mind Vortex - 10/10 'Boom!'
TC - 10/10 'Very Good!'
Tantrum Desire - 10/10 'Sick!'
Drumsound & Bassline Smith - 8/10 'Good Release'
Maxim (The Prodigy) - 9/10 'Love it!'
Rene LaVice - 8/10
Teddy Killerz - 8/10 'Good'
El Hornet (Pendulum) - 10/10 'Great Tunes'
RADIO SUPPORT: Joe Ford (Kiss FM) / Eddy Temple Morris (Soho Radio)
Played by TC on Mistajam’s BBC Radio 1 show & Charlie Tee on Kiss FM
DJ Support - Fred V & Grafix, Drumsound & Bassline Smith, Tantrum Desire, Roni Size, Mind Vortex, Maxim (The Prodigy), The Qemists, El Hornet (Pendulum) & many more
Drumsound and Bassline Smith deliver an exclusive mix for DJ Target on BBC Radio 1.
The mysterious Nina Wilde drops a jackin' banger on Bass=Win. Both tracks are low slung and filthy. Both make you want to hit the corner of the club and skank with your head down. Road tested by label owner Terry Hooligan for the last few months this EP has slayed crowds from Canada to Russia and back to London.