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You Wanna - PROFF - Intricate

Intricate frontman PROFF returns with another impeccably polished electro/progressive banger. He deploys his trademark '80s melodies and innovative use of electro noise, though the central riff of ‘You Wanna’ is particularly crunchy, high impact and explosively energetic.

The Basics of Love EP - Nixon - Punks

With the current affection for all things deep, it's about time someone dug out their old LTJ Bukem and Metalheadz records from the early '90s and put a modern spin on a timeless (sorry) sound. London-based producer Nixon does just that with 'Basics of Love', which blends junglistic drumwork with space-age synths and snatches of raggavox. 'Solar Lover' is more washed out, deep and atmospheric breaks, with lilting keys and warm sub. 'Compare', with its ravey bassline-led hardcore rave vibe, is the closest thing to a dancefloor killer on the EP, but 'Muscle Head' runs it a close second with a clipped two-step vibe that's cut through with darkcore bass and ragga attitude. Classic vibes for sure.

Ill City Bass EP - Keith Mackenzie & DJ Fixx - Punks

The Stanton Warriors' Punks imprint is singlehandedly holding the breakbeat-fuelled end of the bass music scene in rude health right now, with around five releases per month. Here, Chicago natives Keith Mackenzie and Fixx deliver a ravey dose of 808 bass aimed straight at the dancefloor on lead track 'Drummer Boyz'. Nothing wrong with the pitched-up vocal, weird synth effects and trap-style electro percussion, but i'm personally not feeling the rowdy Christmas-themed Keno vocal. On the flip, 'Ur Luv' steps things up with a ravey diva vocal, killer chord stabs and booming, stripped-back low-end for a much cooler outing.  

Digital - Annix - Playaz Recordings

 We’ve said it before and we’ll say it again; nobody does it quite like Playaz! Decimal Bass and Konichi start off the EP under their combined guise Annix, with this disgustingly dirty dancefloor smasher. Fast-paced and hyped, like all good jump up should be, but with a subtle industrial techy undertone hidden beneath the commission. The EP also features four belters from the duo under their solo monikers, with an extra free bonus track if bought direct from Playaz.