MODERAT = MODESELEKTOR + APPARAT

May 18, 2009

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Must confess I’m a huge fan of both MODESELEKTOR & APPARAT and so it’s a dream come true that in these dark economic times, mergers & acquisitions are not just the work of financial conglomerates but also of music artists!

However, I’m quite sure both Modeselektor and Apparat have not been brought together due to anything to do with finance but more so because they have a common musical understanding and love for each other sounds, as well as being good friends.  To reinforce this position, it’s not the first time that they have joined forces, as they did so way back in 2002 for an EP.

They have both come together for the new album simply called ‘MODERAT’.  Man, it’s Dubstep-Techno with shades of Radiohead with emotion and feeling, like an ELECTRONIC SYMPHONY.

MODESELEKTOR have been very, very influential upon the GLOBAL GHETTOTECH & DUBSTEP scenes that we at GENERATION BASS love so much and which has infiltrated a lot of the stuff we cover on this little blog of ours.  So I suppose they are to Global Ghettotech & Dubstep, what KRAFTWERK were to Hip-Hop & Afrika Bambaataa!  Hence ‘another’ reason why we’re covering it, cause it’s influential and plus its GREAT MUSIC.

You can listen to ‘RUSTY NAILS’ which is a gorgeous and sublime track with deep melancholic overtones.  It’s like a sister companion to APPARAT’S classic “ARCADIA” track.

LISTEN TO RUSTY NAILS HERE (and look out for a Shackleton remix of it, which is coming soon).

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AKIRA KITESHI – BOOM N POW!

May 11, 2009

AKIRA KITESHI covers aspects of electronic music with shades of Hip Hop, Dubstep, Techno, Wonk and Funky Glitch Pop to club bangers and organic soundscapes in an almost un-danceable form.

I first heard him on my homie, Bobby Friction’s BBC Radio show a few weeks back and there’s something very exciting and innovative about his sound which has  DEEP INDUSTRIAL foundations but without sounding too gloomy.

Tracks like “Noglitch”, and “Boom N Pow” inhabit the sort of madness that I, for one, have been hoping for with Hip Hop, Techno, Gabba and Dubstep all thrown into the mix.  If he were ONLY to add some Global Vibes to the mixture then it might just be PERFECT!

CHECK OUT his MY SPACE to consider whether you agree with our verdict.

You can also DOWNLOAD his “Electronic Explorations Mix” RIGHT HERE


MIKIX THE CAT comes to GENERATION BASS!

May 8, 2009

mikixThis French dude is one of the top bassssy tech/house producers at the moment and we’re happy to have confirmed him for our GENERATION BASS party in September! Still a lot more names to come, I gope we can get the folks over who we want, that would be an awesome line-up! we want to spread party vibes and still have enough content for the REAL fans. This is gonna be BIG!

MIKIX THE CAT – FREEZE


APHEX TWIN vs MIA

May 4, 2009

aphex_twinGreat mash, almost too bad its MIA again 🙂 This time coupled to APHEX TWIN’s WINDOWLICKER, a great song in itself. this got done by TEVAR, who’s got more trick up his sleeve, check this fella and his tracks out.

AFX vs MIA vs TEVAR – WINDOWLICKER MASH


FAITHLESS INNA DUBSTEP STYLEY!

May 1, 2009

faithless2Just finished this remix, ma homegirl TINI DREAD dropped another brilliant idea (while being drunk last night at the generation bass party) so I just had the get the gear fired up and fuck with this track. Hope you like it:

FAITHLESS – INSOMNIA (VINCE THE PRINCE REMIX)


A SCI-FI DUB REMIX…

April 25, 2009

neuromancerJust wanted to throw this cut online real quick. A remix I did for my home HERR MULLER of his new cut. I tried to add a sci-fi/neuromancer dub feel to it, don’t know if that worked but what the heck, had a lot of fun anyway! the vocals are by KENJI SATORI

HERR MULLER – APOCALYSM (VINCE THE PRINCE SCI-FI DUB)


RDX vs MURKLE – DANCEHALL TECH RMX!

April 18, 2009

senor-frogs-dancing-1My man MURKULES from MURKLE blog just dropped this steaming hot remix of an RDX track I shared last week. This is real dancefloor stuff, and will work well to get white folks to start doing stupid dancemoves… Check it out right here:

RDX – SET GOOD (MURKELES HOTTA FIRE MIXXX)