With help from the distinctive vocal chants of MC Spyder, New York City electronic duo FIGHT CLVB makes their return to Dim Mak with the raucous jungle terror anthem “Tekno Tusks.”
Max Styler continues his impressive foray into bass music with the dreamy futuristic vocal offering “Awakening (feat. CXLOE).”
Romanian wunderkind Boehm drops a sun-kissed remix bundle for his majestic track “Swallow My Pride.” Viceroy kicks off the package by injecting his signature “jet life” sound before LA native PLS&TY warps the velvety vocals of Molly Moore to deliver a sparkling future bass rework oozing with poolside vibes.
Emerging bass producer QUIX offers up a thunderous New Noise debut with the trap stomper “Pokies.”
Autoerotique’s wubby “Kids Don’t Care” EP gets a facelift (or bass-lift, if you will) in the form of four insane remixes. Autoerotique kicks off the package by flipping “Ratchet” on its head with a nasty trap VIP before EXSSV delivers a dubstep-influenced monster. Salt Lake City’s own Hearts provides a thumping bass-house rework while TheElement goes a similar route, closing out the package with a rhythmic low-end banger.
The producers of the official theme song for the 2016 Rio Olympics, Brazil’s own Tropkillaz, link up with Italian bass duo Retrohandz and Jamaican vocalist Richie Loop for the rowdy “In The Sky Way Up.”
Ookay makes his triumphant return with the hybrid banger “Buck.” In a 160 BPM blur of frenzied lasers and horns, the bass kingpin keeps you on your toes throughout the build before uncaging a rabid trap drop.
Returning to Dim Mak after his critically acclaimed debut “Into Darkness,” Taiki Nulight takes his signature dark bass sound even further with his “Sledge” EP. Hailing from the UK, he injects his unique take on the territory’s patented garage genre into five downright sinister bass-house tracks.
Dubstep meets the Wild West in Nitti Gritti & Kompany‘s monstrous collaboration “Badlands.” The two surging bass producers drop some chaotic percussion patterns and grimy wobbles in an absolute behemoth of a New Noise debut.
Henry Fong calls on 4 of dance music’s big kahunas to remix his dancehall / twerk anthem “Drop It Down Low.” Dim Mak boss Steve Aoki kicks off the project by editing the original into a 128BPM stomper before acid synths soak through thunderous 808’s in Dim Mak all-star ETC!ETC!’s dirty trap rendition. Israel’s BrainDeaD keeps Richie Loop’s rasta vocals intact in his own face-melting moombah interpretation, and Barely Alive rounds out the bundle with an insane genre-bending bass effort.
Staying true to their genre-blending ways, Dim Mak’s prized production team GITCHII unveils the glistening “Fly Hii” EP. Following the celestial “Intro” comes “Yeah” and “Fly Hii,” two mesmerizing melodic trap singles. The package is rounded out with “OWM”, a scintillating future-soul arrangement that once again proves GITCHII’s versatility.
The tag team duo of lucrative beatmaker Jahlil Beats and fellow Philly native Bok Nero continues with their debut EP release called “Lorde of Legions.” The EP is representative of the relentless work ethic of two of Philly’s brightest contemporary hip-hop figures: Jahlil’s signature dark piano chords are at the forefront of “Jefe Papi” and “Hop Out Da Phantom,” with Bok Nero delivering his ferocious flow on each and every bar. While some sit dormant on their stoop, Bok fiercely portrays the lavish lifestyle ahead of him in “Stoop Kid” and how he’ll have no difficulty getting there in the blazing trap / hip-hop crossover “No Problems.” With the release of “Lorde of Legions,” the come-up is officially over – Bok Nero has arrived.