Track artwork

Bladerunner - Fusion

RAM Records on March 19, 2013 17:06

Stats for this track

This Week Total
Plays 17 16889
Comments 58
Favoritings 537

Uploaded by

  • Report copyright infringement

    In 37 Sets

    View all

    More tracks by RAM Records

    Slang Banger - Let There Be Love

    Slang Banger - Labyrinth

    Audio - Stampede

    Audio - Heads Up

    Slang Banger - Labyrinth (Friction play 08/06/14)

    View all

    Bladerunner - Late Night Caller / Fusion out now on PROGRAM - http://smarturl.it/LateNightCaller

    Buy via -
    iTunes - http://smarturl.it/LateNightCalle
    RAM Shop - http://smarturl.it/2rr62j
    Beatport - http://smarturl.it/1vz67b
    Drum&Bass Arena - http://smarturl.it/xi8y69

    For our seventh release, here at the Program HQ we'd like to give a warm welcome to a true D&B don. All hail the mighty Bladerunner!

    The man needs no introduction… Guided through the ranks by jungle legend Ray Keith, Bladerunner’s innate understanding of studio science and deep knowledge of drum & bass’s rich tapestry is evident on every single record he’s made since he emerged on Dread Recordings in 2006. A sucker for the dark, razor-sharp grooves, his uncompromising sound can be trace back to an ear-opening Helter Skelter epiphany back in the mid 90s.

    Paying homage to this history and heritage, both ‘Late Night Caller’ and ‘Fusion’ carry the quintessential rave ingredients that drum & bass was founded on: energy, clarity and creativity. Incidentally, both have been absolutely caned by Ram head honcho Andy C since Bladerunner sent them to him last Autumn.

    First up, ‘Late Night Caller’. A bonafide rave blazer, it opens with a series of euphoric pads, lush piano strokes and heart-melting vocals. Then, just as you’ve set your watches to spine-tingle o’clock… BOOM: in comes a searing bassline, ripping through the mix, rising and rising with raw low-frequency fusion before cascading back down the tonal scale into deep, dark chaos. The beautiful breakdown allows for a momentary cause for rush-ridden reflection before the bass-powered drop ignites and carnage ensues at an even higher level than before.

    ‘Fusion’ showcases Bladerunner’s deeper, more pensive side. Armed with a palette of mournful minor chords, it’s almost as if the synths are weeping at his very touch. A wormhole bassline slithers into the fray, groaning a subtle Q&A over a relentless groove of crisp high-hats and chest-press kicks. A head nod to formative Ram releases from the likes of Origin Unknown, Ram Trilogy and Moving Fusion, look up the term ‘roller’ in next year’s Oxford English Dictionary and it will simply read ‘Fusion’.

    Two rocket-fuelled rollers, two more reasons to keep locked onto one of the most exciting new labels in drum & bass. Program are firing on all cylinders… And this is just the beginning!

    Various

    1.1: Late Night Caller
    1.2: Fusion

    OUT NOW
    Cat: PRGRAM007

    Released by: Program
    Release/catalogue number: PROGRAM007
    Release date: Mar 17, 2013

    58 Comments

    58 timed comments and 0 regular comments

    Add a new comment

    You need to be logged in to post a comment. If you're already a member, please or sign up for a free account.

    Share to WordPress.com

    If you are using self-hosted WordPress, please use our standard embed code or install the plugin to use shortcodes.
    Add a comment 0 comments at 0.00
      Click to enter a
      comment at
      0.00