1/ Abyss - Bloodshed.
2/ KeeZee - Help Me.
3/ Pursuit - Kan U Feel Da Bass.
4/ Necrotype - Attraction.
5/ Deadly Nightshade - It's Alive.
6/ Master Mash - The Man With No Face.
7/ Liam T - Call Of Raven.
8/ Breakbeat Scientist - Shape Shifter VIP.
9/ FX - Is Truth The Light.
10/ Yell-O-Phase - Possessed.
To commemorate Switchblade Digital's 25th release, the label has pulled out all the stops to bring you it's first compilation, the 'From The Depths Of Hades' album. Featuring ten of the darkest and most sinister hardcore and jungle tracks this side of 1993 from ten masters of nuskool, darkcore and jungle tekno.
'From The Depths Of Hades' opens with Switchblade Digital label boss, Abyss who presents his menacingly dark, bass heavy, amen-fest, 'Bloodshed' to kick off the breakbeat carnage. KeeZee follows up next with a hauntingly atmospheric, slice of 1993 style, dark jungle with 'Help Me' which combines sinister synths alongside ruthlessly sliced and diced breaks. Pursuit drops a bassline straight from the very depths of Hades itself fused with 100 mph breakbeats on 'Kan U Feel Da Bass' while Jungle Rollerz stalwart, Necrotype sees him taking things in a mid-nineties, industrial tech-step direction with his epic paced 'Attraction'.
We're back with some more dark, hardcore breaks with Deadly Nightshade who introduces his monstrous 'It's Alive'. A fusion of rolling breakbeats, twisted bass and iconic horror movie dialogue. Master Mash then steps up to the plate next with a hypnotically moody, 1992 style, hardcore-techno hybrid entitled 'The Man With No Face' closely followed by Liam T's take on hardcore junglism, 'The Raven' which implements eerie bell tolls and growling hoover riffs to great use.
The mysterious Breakbeatscientist (now I wonder who that could be?) unveils a darkcore re-visioning of his original tech-step track with the 'Shape Shifter VIP', heavily inspired by a classic 1980's, body-morphing, sci-fi horror flick. The don of demonically possessed darkcore, FX unleashes brain battering junglistic breaks and booming basslines with 'Is Truth The Light' before the album is concluded with 'Possessed', a frantic blend of brain-bashing techno and thundering breaks from Finland's finest rave-manic, Yell-O-Phase.
If your musical tastes dip into the darkside sounds of manic, breakbeat rhythms, bowel-shaking bass throbs, razor sharp mentasm stabs and time-stretched poly-rhythms then Switchblade Digital's 'From The Depths Of Hades' album has all that you could desire. Treat yourself to a Black X-Mas this year by grabbing a copy now!!!
The 'From The Depths Of Hades' compilation CD is available to purchase from the Switchblade Digital Big Cartel webstore for £6 (plus Postage & Packaging). However there are limited quantities available, so if you want to get a hold of a physical copy, you better move fast.
Digital downloads will also be made available early in the New Year, so digital heads keep an eye on the Switchblade Digital updates!!!
For a taster of the album, be sure to check out the official Switchblade Digital promo video of all 10 tracks below...
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