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Things You Do (Breaks Mix) - Smithmonger - Menu Music

Tasmania's favourite breakbeat producer drops a solid slice of acid-fuelled, abstract progressive breaks, whipping up a glitched out female vocal into a maelstrom of delayed fx as moody blips and squeaks float through the mix. The ploddy beats sound a little dated in 2014 but this is otherwise a reminder of a darker, less obviously dancefloor-focused sound that deserves to be preserved for posterity. For a more modern-sounding update, check the "two-step" remix, which adds housey key stabs and bit-rate distorted bass, but all goes a bit mental and out of key towards the end.

 

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.  

Whitelight Monochrome EP - Radioactive Man - Reinhardt Records

Crisp and clinical lines as you would expect from Tenniswood. Still the sharpest machine funk technician out there. Even a Joy Division nod on ‘Transponder’.

SMD #5 - SMD - SMD

A new vinyl release in this legendary cut 'n' paste happy hardcore series from DJ Slipmatt. Over 20 years from the first, and sounding as fresh as ever.