Drum and Bass
XYRecords Drum and Bass
New Drum and Bass Release from Breeze Block Featuring Skyro – XYRDNBS005 – Too Late Ft. Skyro / In Good time Out 07.11.11
XYRecords are proud to announce Breeze Block‘s follow up liquid Drum and Bass Single to Fusion/Believe. XYRDNBS005 – Too Late Featuring Skyro/In Good Time, available in all good stores on the 7th November 2011.
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Breeze Block has hooked up with fellow producer/musician Skyro to craft “Too Late”. A melancholic guitar slowly slips along with a melodic piano part subtly building and then boom in it comes. A big sidechained hook, unrelenting beats, pianos and a simple female vocal hook give Too Late’s menacing drive a lighter faster edge, whilst slyly impassioning the listener. Deceptively addictive drum and bass from Breeze Block and Skyro.
On the flipside “In Good Time” is a quality Drum and bass dance floor roller with a haunting vocal which repeats the mantra of ‘wasting time’, experiencing this roller is anything but that. With a ghostly off-beat synth stab, lush Drum and Bass soundscapes, a tumbling melody and perfectly placed bass lines, plus some interesting background instrumentals whilst maintaining a fast pace. In Good Time is sure to keep everyone moving no matter what.
New Drum and Bass – Bipolar – Ordinary World Ft. Emily Zuzik / Microbicide OUT Now
Following on from “The Deal” Bipolar are back with their latest new drum and bass adventure Ordinary World Feat. Emily Zuzik. Having been busy in the studio, working with the acclaimed Singer Songwriter and RockerEmily Zuzik. Whilst maintaining their firm commitment to production values, they have finally cultivated their next new drum and bass release
Reese driven basses and a relentless driving break coupled with the beautifully delivered soulful bluesy sound of Zuzik’s voice, results in a deep and dark emotionally drum and bass driven journey. Paired with the flip side “Microbicide” an encapsulating deep dance floor roller, with a sublime saxophone lick that delivers the affect of ambient voices, combined with all encapsulating atmosphere. Microbicide is sure to fit well into anyone’s box.
Ordinary World Feat Emily Zuzik will be available from all good digital stores Out Now.
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XYRDNBS003 – Ordinary World Ft. Emily Zuzik/MicroBicide OUT 24.10.11 by xyrecords
New Drum and Bass signing Breeze Block Debut new Drum and Bass Release
Breeze Blockhas hooked up with fellow producer Emillion on his debut Drum and Bass release.
Fusion, dropping straight into an uplifting off beat synth stab melody and complemented by a thriving and deceptively simple vocal. Fusion drops with a bang, a super catchy bass line and the impassioned lyrical hook, married together with a moving guitar part and piano motifs, sure to get the dance floor moving.
On the flip side Believe is an instant classic. A chilled deep piano hook slowly makes way for the classic “you bet” break and then explodes into a floor- filling banger. Energetic synths and pads combined with a relentless beat, moving melodic hooks and a bass line that is sure to make you and keep you moving. Believe will have you hooked from the first beat till the last.
Fusion – Breeze Block & EMillion will be available at all good stores from the 3rd October 2011.
XYRecords Drum and Bass artist Bipolar has two new drum and bass releases, in June and July 2011.
Some may call is minimal other may call it deep. Bipolar’s follow up release, The Deal, strives to cement the boys’ unique sound and approach to Drum and Bass production. Incorporating live guitars and clarinet, “The Deal”, sits midway between traditional liquid and minimal Drum and Bass creating deep vibey textures whilst still maintaining the tempo and attitude that die-hard listeners of the genre have known to love.
The flipside of the single, Funkia, is darker kind of tune. Rolling and deep, Funkia strives to pick up where Bipolars previous release, Exige, left off. The hypnotising grooves, rolling bass, and eastern vocals create a darker sonic landscape. Dont let this dissuade you though as the tune is more that capable of filling the dance floor.
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Exige – Bipolar Drum and Bass Release Out Now – Buy on iTunes
The unique hypnotic vibe of Bipolar’s latest release, Exige, a deep and minimal bass roller, seeks to charter new ground in the genre by establishing a refreshing alternative sonic landscape in the world of Drum and Bass.
The B-side to Bipolar’s new Drum and Bass release Exige is Mercenary, this has a heavier darker dancefloor vibe, sure to get you down and moody on the dance floor.
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What is Drum and Bass?
Drum and Bass (commonly abbreviated to D&B or DnB) is a type of electronic dance music which emerged in the mid 1990s. The genre is characterized by fast breakbeats (typically between 160–190 bpm, occasional variation is noted in older compositions), with heavy bass, sub-bass lines, and occasional infra-bass lines. Drum and bass began as an offshoot of the United Kingdom rave scene of the very early 1990s. Over the first decade of its existence, the incorporation of elements from various musical genres lent to many permutations in its overall style.
Well known Drum and Bass artists include Adam F, Goldie, London Elektricity, High Contrast, LTJ Bukem, D.Kay, DJ Fresh, DJ Dara, DJ Zinc, Shy FX, Drumsound & Bassline Smith, DJ Hazard, DJ Hype, Photek, Loxy, Sub Focus, Future Prophecies, Roni Size, Chase & Status, Ed Rush & Optical, DJ Ink, Andy C, Congo Natty, E-Z Rollers, J Majik, Source Direct, Erb N Dub, Dillinja, Danny Byrd, Concord Dawn, Brookes Brothers, Logistics, Matrix & Futurebound, Nu Tone, Sun King, Cyantific, Plug, TC, and Dirtyphonics.