HONG KONG MUSIC UPDATE. MASSIVE EDITION:
There has simply been too much ridiculous music coming out of late, and I’ve been slacking on sharing it… my apologies!
This HK music update we’ve got a big mix for BASS MUSIC CHINA from some guy called The Groove Thief, a fresh round of asSertive soul healing, some modern-day machine music, the essentially undiscovered local Sound Works, the uptown broken paraiso dreams special from a jungle warrior, plus a few other musical goodies.
Jimbrowski, aka Jungle Jim, prioritizes depth on his “Broken Dreams” mix, with his kaleidoscopic blend of brooding house. Then on his “Uptown Special” mix he mixes up jungle and dnb. On “Paraiso” he explores his more eclectic side. Prolific; and deep:
Jordinho has just released a track, chopped Cantonese vocals atop a beatxploration that’s a bit trippy with proper headphones. His Janelle Monae re-interpolation chop-up is also well-worth hearing.
Sert has recently blessed our ears with two mixes, the October edition of his “Soul Healing Session” series - a venture deep into liquid drum n bass - and a long-lost chill out mix.
On the housier side of things, Emmanuel Diaz has dropped a few chilled-out remixes: The Police / Benny Benassi / Gary Jules.
And on the tech-housier side of things, Basil Tam interprets machines. Or plays machines. Or is a machine?
Now to switch gears a bit. HK Sound Works is apparently a production house releasing traditional music. Literally NO ONE IN THE UNIVERSE is following them on Soundcloud besides me - perhaps you can help to rectify this situation… dig deep and you can find some gems:
On a folk tip, since you’re such nice folks and all, comes the Canadian transplant band The Homestead, with several EPs of rootsy goodness:
Finally, BMC 007 is by no other than myself… it mixes up dub, reggae and jungle into 30 banging minutes. Proud to represent bass music in my current adopted home.