Saturday, November 21, 2009

"gave my mind goose bumps"

Just found the Hospital Records podcast on Itunes, premier drum and bass label, (High Contrast, London Elektricity,...) and it is amazing. London Elektricity hosts it and it happens to be that the first one I heard was their 100th podcast. It's two parts and all requests. I like the first part a lot more than the second. It's basically a shopping list of amazing drum and bass.

Favorite tracks include
London Elektricity - Just One Second (Apex Remix) (the original is one of my all time favorites)
Sunchase - Remember Me (= mind goose bumps)
Pendulum - Girl in the Fire (this is a live band playing)
Vivid Dreams - Rise Up

The story behind the last song there is great. Obviously it was a request but no one at Hospital Records had ever heard of it and they couldn't find it anywhere, super rare. It's from 1996. To put it on the podcast they used a version someone uploaded on youtube. The link above takes you to the hq upload to youtube by the guy that requested the track. Really cool. I hope the person that wrote it hears it on the Hospital podcast.

Also have started going into their back catalog and number 98 is a gem. They feature Randomer. He does some sick dubstep. Check out that podcast or his myspace. Scapegoat is a killer track.

I challenge anyone who thinks they don't like jungle, drum and bass, or dubstep.

And once again, I gotta link to the first track off the Faulty DL podcast for Resident Advisor. So so so good.

Ultragamma - Stars Collapse

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