Brand new act Audiometrics take on this classic hardstyle track by one half of Showtek, DJ Duro, showcasing that for a brand new act on the scene they already have their production values nailed down to compete with the best. Keep an eye on these guys into 2015...
I hate to be the guy that says it, but shit, it was pretty inevitable — considering the close quarters they share — that elements of grime and jungle would mix. It’s been permeating through the slow/fast Metalheadz indebted productions of people like Om Unit, Hyroglifics and Sam Binga, but Berlin’s She’s Drunk makes it feel more like the dulled bass pulses and compressed handclaps are twice as important as the classic drum breaks layered on top on ‘Talk To Them’.
Sampling Busta and wielding snares like early Blawan can never be that bad a thing, can it really? Irish duo Effy hit out with two big slices of smudged techno, enlisting Troy Gunner and Houndscales on the remix.
The latest release from Uwe Schmidt feels like being in the middle of an explosion. ‘Ground Loop 1’ starts with wave upon wave of chilling synths before a wiry, squelchy rhythm comes hurtling in. 'Ground Loop 2’ is more restrained, but not by much. Powered by a slinky, metallic rhythm, its dark bass pulses play host to synth builds that are so powerful to the point of being all-consuming.