The bass favoring sects of electronic dance music should take note of 4B and his consistent delivery both on original material and remixes. Back to remix the don himself and his more recent softer pop settlement ‘Would You Ever,’ Skrillex and Poo Bear’s crooner gets some serious breaks and dutiful bassline injections along the way. It’s a remix that oozes with that attitude and swagger we have come to expect from 4B over the years.
After a relaxing summer hiatus that included lounging on the beach, BBQ and other summer fun the Discobelle mix series is back, first mix out the gate is from Bordeaux based beat making duo Tuff Wheelz.
The mix was originally made in conjunction with their recent “Constellations EP” release on Arkhive London, it showcases a spaced out housed up sound that also incorporates nods to their love for breakbeat and jungle.
Tracklist after the jump.
Dynamic duo Krafty Kuts and Dynamite MC pair up with Jurassic 5’s Chali 2na for the release of the second track “It Ain’t My Fault” (drops tomorrow March 31st via Australian label Central Station Records) from their forthcoming album “All 4 Corners”. The track is packed with an unstoppable energy consisting of funky beats, a banging bassline, chopped up vocals and some fine scratching skills from Krafty Kuts.
House mainstay Vanilla Ace headlines the remix package (which also features remixes from Taisun, Kraak & Smack, Bass Kleph and Beat Fatigue) and he injects the track with with a thumping bassline and uplifting percussion merging the breakbeat of the original version with his signature house sound.
Big Dope P and his label Moveltraxx are releasing the 6th edition of the compilation EP series “Street Bangers Factory” on Friday February 10th, and it features this track that we here at Discobelle are dishing out as a premiere. It’s a remix by Slovakian producer FVLCRVM of the Feadz & Big Dope P track “BankRoll”. FVLCRM recently won Machinedrum’s remix contest and released an EP on Australian label Never Slept + he will also release a single on Moveltraxx in a couple of months time.
The remix itself is a frantic tour de force of glitchy club music.
The awesome folks over at Main Course are readying the release of their “Snacks 17” compilation and we got our mitts on the Daytona 83 (new side project from New Orleans producer/dj Kid Kamillion) super cool and dark techno/breaks track “Volume” (complete with sirens and hypnotizing vocal sample) which has already been rinsed by Astronomar while Porter Robinson is apparently bugging out about the track.
Free download for a week y’all so get in!
For the avid reader of Discobelle, the name DJ Wool should be associated with superb dj sets (he’s a former DMC champion) and seriosuly bumping tracks on labels such as Top Billin, Plant Music, Discobelle Records etc. along with being a member of popular indie/dance duo The Glass. He’s also a maestro in the mixing/production room having worked with the likes of REM, Dolores O’Riordan (The Cranberries), Spoek Mathambo, Todd Terry, Far East Movement, Herbert Gronemeyer, Jagz Kooner, Howie B, Andy Rourke (The Smiths), Tittsworth and many more.
After spending time in New York and Berlin, Dublin born DJ Wool has relocated to Northern California where he’s working as an audio engineer and has also been hard at work in his studio with new album “A Life In Breaks” which will be released on October 21st via NYC label Dither Down.
This absolutely astounding and warm, organic sounding mix for us sees him exploring breaks, minimal and ambient AKA “Ambi-Rock” and it’s inspired by what made him start his music career back in the 90’s.