Thursday, February 27, 2014

"vocals used as drum beats" / "it almost seemed an affront someone could get away with tunes so raw"

fascinating video interview with Alex from Hyper-On Experience and E-Z Rollers, done by Tim Cant

(via blog to the old skool)

Interesting, that he bigs up Rhythm Section - often forgotten -  as a massive influence, to the point of "plagiarism" with early Hyper-On - the first track that defined hardcore for Alex being this one:

Monday, February 24, 2014

Friday, February 14, 2014

DnB 365

"This is the final post of what has been a year long project, the idea being to write about a classic drum and bass tune every day throughout 2013. When I started the blog I had no idea how I was going to achieve this and although it's been a struggle to keep it going, it has also incredibly rewarding and I hope people have enjoyed reading it..." DnB 365 blog

Damn, missed this entirely. And damn, there goes my entire morning, if I'm not careful, catching up with Matthew Sutton's forensic analyses of the constituents (samples, breaks, etc) of ruff and sick tunes from 1992 to 2002, jungle tekno to endless-chase-step.

(via ILM)