Having seen Hubie’s Fearsome Five back in June, Bass[sic] resident Big Nick D wanted to get in on the top tunes action. In fact he didn’t just want to match Hubie‘s sublime selection, he wanted to go one better! So here it is – Big Nick D’s Summertime Six…
1. Zodiac Cartel – How U Feel? [U&A] – “A big chunky funker that I just can’t get enough of. Despite the letter “U” instead of the word “you”, this tune is almost perfection. The often attempted, but rarely achieved trinity of soul, tech and pure whomp is in full effect here. Future classic?”
2. Justin Martin – Ghettos & Gardens (Claude VonStroke Beverly Hills Coyote Mix) [Dirtybird] – “Two of my all time favourite producers, Martin and Vonstroke. This track just builds and builds and builds and builds and I can’t stop playing it… a permanent resident in my CD wallet.”
3. Pleasurekraft – The Main Ingredient (Richard Dinsdale Remix) [Deepalma] – “I drop a lot of Pleasurekraft when I’m playing out and I’d been playing the original of this for a while, but it’s this Dinsdale remix that excites me most. Low slung techy funk that keeps rolling, but packs a punch when pitched up a little. Sweeeet!”
4. Lee Burridge & Andy Page – Do You Smoke Pot? [Almost Anonymous] – “An oldie but a goodie that I rediscovered recently when moving some vinyl about the flat. Deep rolling tech with what sounds like a Woody Harrelson sample on it. What’s not to like? It’s a lovely record that chugs along for nearly ten minutes. Sadly I can’t find a clip on Soundcloud, but it is included in my DJ mix below.”
5. Drums Of Death – Bang The Dub [Civil Music] – “Enough with the beard stroking, chugging rollers I hear you cry. Okay, how about this bad bwoy? Hard, bouncy and devoid of sexyness, this is a real treble head masher with old skool hats and snares going off all over the place. A proper leftfield banger from DOD. I’m feeling this guy’s stuff big time lately. Bang The Dub is the second waveform in the clip.”
6. Rejectbeats – Watto (Hedstate Remix) [Big Square] – “How could I not include this summertime reworking of Rejectbeats from my own label? Yeah, it’s a cheeky plug, but it’s an ace tune, so deal with it. Hedstate keep an eye on both the head-nodders and the dancefloor for this tasty sunshine groover.”
Big ups Mr Nick! As he mentioned above, Big Nick D‘s got a brand spanking new promo mix doing the rounds at the moment, that’s chock full of the kind of tuna listed above, and you can check it out on Mixcloud RIGHT HERE!
Watch this space for more charts and fun features from our resident DJs and special guests.
The Bass[sic] team
Here’s a quick boat party update… with only 2 weeks to go ’til party time and less than 60 tickets remaining, the Elite Force Boat Party is very close to selling out, so if you haven’t got your tickets yet we strongly suggest you buy yours NOW to avoid disappointment!
If you missed the announcement last week, the room one special guest has been announced as the funktastic Featurecast, supporting the main man with his uniquely eclectic set of party bangers and mashups! This boat is gonna be rocking from start to finish!
Finally, here’s an update about our room on the boat… to give you a flavour of what to expect from our special guest DJ Seffi B, he has recently posted up a cracking promo mix chock full of classic breakbeat booties and mashups, which you can grab absolutely FREE right here…
Right, that’s it for now. Make sure you grab your boat party tickets while you still can RIGHT HERE!
The Bass[sic] team
Hi party people!
Just over a week to go ’til our mega huge 1st Birthday bonanza! We’re excited!
To help get you in the mood for the party, the lovely Bass[sic] resident DJs have knocked together our first ever podcast, with each resident providing their own mini-mix in a progression from warm up to banging peak time. We’ve cunningly titled it The Bass[sic] 1st Birthday Podcast!
You can stream and download it from our mixcloud, here are the linkies…
Here’s the full tracklist…
Bass[sic] resident Hubie in the mix:
- Disclosure – Flow
- Evil Nine – Weird Dude Energy
- Kill Frenzy – Push Up
- Julio Bashmore – Battle For Middle You
- Shadow Child – Rustic Chip
- DJ Blaqstarr Ft. Rye Rye – Shake It To The Ground (Claude VonStroke Remix)
- Drums Of Death – Let No Shadow Fall Upon You
Bass[sic] resident Big Nick D in the mix:
- Miyagi – Woodpeckers Love Affair (Sascha Braemer & Dan Caster Remix)
- Justin Martin – Butterflies (Catz ‘n Dogz Remix)
- Willow Smith Vs. Rose Royce – Whip My Hair (Peo de Pitte Remix)
- Belocca – Way Of Thinking (Original Mix)
- Rob Nutek & K Klass – La Luna (Original Mix)
- Pleasurekraft – The Main Ingredient (Original Mix)
Bass[sic] resident Rejectbeats in the mix:
- NAPT – King Jitter
- Malente & Breakfastklub – Hymn (Peo De Pitte & Rory Lyons Remix)
- The Loops Of Fury – Light Em Up
- Foamo – There for Me
- rejectbeats – Watto
- Skee-Lo – I Wish (Plump DJs Remix)
- Jay-Z & Kanye West – Ni**@s In Paris (Stanton Warriors Remix)
- Bird Peterson – Horse Music (Krafty Kuts Remix)
- DJ Zinc – 128 Trek
We hope you enjoy this podcast. Feel free to drop us any feedback to the usual address.
See you at the party on the 24th! You can find all the details HERE
The Bass[sic] team