There’s something about breakbeat that’s just so darn FUN. The playful drum patterns, the unhinged vibe, the blunt celebration of BEATS. Here’s two that shares a gorgeous retro vibe over classic beats. Continue reading Breaking The Records #3
Generally speaking I’m all for the minimal, deep, hypnotic and sublime club tracks.
Except when it comes to breaks. Then I want’em to pull all the stops. Here’s three excellent examples of what I’m talking about. Continue reading Breaking The Records #2
Three dark, sexy breaks for liberated minds. I’ve been worried these kind of breaks were gone. But here’s three spanking new discoveries! Continue reading Breaking the records
It’s not often I come across good breakbeat nowadays. Tracks with the vibe I’m after.
So the more fun it gets when I can offer you a new trio of breaks. These three are monsters! Continue reading Breaking The Records – one beat at a time
I dunno, do they call this “glitch” today? For me, it’s just a variant of breakbeat. Breaks evolved.
And I gotta love that heavy, rumbling, insisting bass. And the playful percussive arrangements. Not to mention the MASSIVE breakdown right after three minutes, where the bass just totally are forced down on the knees.
Oh yeah. Continue reading Time to rumble: Kotek – Communication
So, what have I got for you this Sunday?
Two tracks built on a breakbeat foundation. But not destined for the dance floors, oh no, these two creations are layered with calmness and peace of mind. Continue reading Double Downtempo: A laidback sunday.
Are you looking for a funky house track with a contemporary sound? Look no further, we got you covered. Continue reading Sweez, “Sonorous Shuffle”: Bring back the funk!
I’ve always loved chopped samples in wild patterns. The more the merrier. I giggle like a schoolgirl whenever a really over the top stutter pops up in a track.
So when a submission arrived in my inbox that were essentially only that, it didn’t take much for me to hit “approve”. Continue reading Semiosis, “Kali”: Slices of madness
Ahhhh, breakbeat. Or just “breaks” as the kids call it today. The genre started shaping in the early nineties and evolved into something big, bad and monstrus around the turn of the century.
The genre sounds so fundamentally BIG; Massive synths, massive beats, massive effects, layers upon layers with colossal stuff. That same bigness that later became the hallmark also for dubstep.
But breakbeat was there first! Continue reading Capture, “The Hunt”: Charismatic beats from an anonymous producer