New Release: Lowriderz - Jungle War EP

Junglists worldwide rejoice as Serial Killaz’s release schedule for 2018 is ridiculously heavy. To add further heat to the fire, Lowriderz bring forth ‘Jungle War’. This EP is already causing a storm on dubplate with its varied hard hitting flavours doing all kinds of things to the dancefloor. Murderation.

‘Jungle War’ kicks off proceedings with cinematic intro vibes, orchestra hits and filtered out breakbeats. Heading straight for the drop and you’re already into a full between battle of electronic basslines, storming kickdrums and hard slapping snares. Rough, tough and dangerous from the outset.

MC Steppa Style brings his natural talent to ‘Like This’ which could easily be at home in a huge aircraft hangar filled with 1,000’s of ravers circa 1995. It’s an much a flexed out roller as it is a real head nodder. Literally flooding with good vibes.

‘Sound D Pot’ takes things straight to the murkiest of corners with some real distorted bassline that haunts this riddim like an obsessive poltergeist. It’s one hell of a heavy track that begs attention, smashes the hell out of the makeshift basement sound systems and tears down festival security barriers. Relaxing the vibe a little with ‘Spy’. A nod to ‘94 with mashed up breaks, sublow bass and an array of filtered effects. A great interlude if you’re one for playing a collection of tracks in the order intended or if not, a cracking jungle riddim for the crates!

‘Dose’ continues with the jungle vibe, ramps it up a notch and adds some real head nodding beats that deliver like nothing else. The slight additions of percussion shots really adds to the mood and have been cleverly combined to take this tune up another level.

MC Smoky Dog closes the EP with ‘Monsta’, a credible take on the Serial Killaz original vibe and a worthy anthem to anyone's record box this summer. One minute you’re treated to reggae infused melodies, the next some roughneck jump up basslines. It’s a fine ending to this huge EP from Lowriderz.

Smashed out the park once again. Hold tight the original junglists, the new school jump up heads and everyone in between - this one you!

Upfront copies exclusively available on the Serial Killaz shop for one week before general release!

  • Format: WAV
  • Artist: Lowriderz
  • Title: Jungle War EP
  • Label: Serial Killaz Recordings
  • Catalogue: KILLAZ040DIG
  • Release Date: 8th June 2018
  • Words: Jamie S23

Tracklist

  1. Lowriderz & Claws - Jungle War
  2. Lowriderz ft. MC Steppa Style - Like This
  3. Lowriderz & Claws - Sound D Pot
  4. Lowriderz - Spy
  5. Lowriderz - Dose
  6. Lowriderz ft. MC Smoky Dogg - Monsta

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New Release: Salaryman and Veak - On Fire EP

Salaryman & Veak launch into a hyper jungle state with the much anticipated Serial Killaz release of the ‘On Fire’ EP. Reggae influences aplenty with enough dub fx, lazer shots and reverb soaked vocals to force feed even the most resistant junglist. This package is as roughneck as them come and a real battle between two foundation producers.

Intro business with ‘Be Careful’, originally released by Salaryman via Serial Killaz in 2015. This time around Veak has taken the production state to another level with crushing Amen breakbeats, reworked vocal programming and much more. If you liked the original, you’re going to love this.

‘Champion’ sends lick shots across all 4 corners of the dance, blazing fire from the word go and combining some really well known samples with hectic drum programming, vocal chops and rumbling basslines.

Not content with a single offering of ‘Champion’, Salaryman brings forth the relick to end all relicks. A solid take on the original whilst offering what some may say as a B side equivalent. It’s certainly got a rougher edge with an abundance of mashed up breakbeats and is one hard as nails track.

Salaryman & Veak team up, bringing with them a few cans of petrol to add to their sampler which in turn, creates ‘On Fire’. Imagine slicing up that legendary Mad Skillz vocal, twisting and bending it into a cheese grater and you’re pretty much on point with the outcome. Mind bending arrangements combined with a devastating kick drum that makes up everything you need for a bassline.

‘Why Did You Leave Me’ finalises this excellent offering from Serial Killaz. It’s another remix from Veak that presents itself as one hell of a fine festival anthem. Sunshine licks, killer vocals and an abundance of feel good vibes (despite the title!). Finishing the EP off in real style.

This whole EP was made for the original Jungle Fever days. Just pause, rewind and come again.

Upfront copies exclusively available on the Serial Killaz shop for one week before general release!

  • Format: WAV
  • Artist: Salaryman & Veak
  • Title: On Fire EP
  • Label: Killadubz
  • Catalogue: KILLADUBZ008DIG
  • Release Date: 25th May 2018
  • Words: Jamie S23

Tracklist:

  1. Salaryman - Be Careful (Veak Remix)
  2. Veak - Champion
  3. Veak - Champion (Salaryman Remix)
  4. Salaryman and Veak - On Fire
  5. Salaryman - Why Did You Leave Me (Veak Remix)

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New Release: Upgrade - Bad Frequencies EP

Upgrade is back in the Serial Killaz camp with some certified heat for 2018 in the form of the Bad Frequencies EP. If you thought the Temper Tantrum EP from 2017 was big, this forthcoming release really is on another level.

Straight from the word go Upgrade releases a hailstorm of beats and bass in the form of the EP’s title track ‘Bad Frequencies’. Distorted and filtered out low end combined with those snappy drum patterns you instantly expect from this talented producer provide the perfect expectation for what’s in store.

‘Steel Drums’ really requires no introduction as it’s currently being caned by everyone on dub. Synthesized stabs provide some real energy here and with a roaring drop it’s a no holds barred rush of disjointed basslines and uptempo jump up flavours that really takes no prisoners.

‘Spit it Out’ consistently causes all kind of shoe throwing activities and it’s of no surprise as to why. Everything about this track screams of Upgrades distinctive style and flair, from the way it’s imminent crescendo slaps you around the face to the crushing bass drop. Ruthless.

‘Consciousness’ wraps haunting stuttering vocal samples around wonkey breakbeats which effortlessly combine with rumbling basslines and vicious stabs.

Finishing off proceedings and switching the pace in the form of ‘Get Excited’, a track that when presented in the mix, will no doubt accelerate vibes in the dance!

Riddled with signature sounds, this EP from Upgrade contains 5 killer cuts of fresh drum and bass ideally aimed at the jam packed dance floor and with the backing of the legendary Serial Killaz label, this release is set to do bits. Big fucking bits!

Exclusively on the Serial Killaz shop until general release. Click here to buy.

  • Format: WAV
  • Title: Bad Frequencies EP
  • Artist: Upgrade
  • Label: Serial Killaz Recordings
  • Catalogue: KILLAZ039DIG
  • Release Date: 30th March 2018

Tracklist: 1. Bad Frequencies 1. Steel Drums 1. Spit It Out 1. Consciousness 1. Get Excited

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Words: Jamie S23
Press Contact: weare@ontherisemusic.com
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