Tuesday, February 22, 2011
KUSH ARORA - DREAD BASS CHRONICLES REMIXED
Kush Arora _ The Dread Bass Chronicles REMIXED by KushArora
Kush Arora presents a compilation with a wide variety of underground electronic bass sounds featuring the top names in digital dancehall and production. With styles ranging from Uk Funky to Jump up junglist, west coast bass stylings, and shattered idm abstraction, this takes you through the journey and path that Kush has travelled to come to sound he’s at, with guests from 3 continents. Originally released in 2009, this record drew features from Pitchfork, URB, the Wire, XLR8R, and resulted in a two country tour and made a mark on digital dancehall in the United States, adding culture to the mix.
The vocal guests featured on the record are Warrior Queen, Bongo Chilli, MC ZULU, and Juakali.
Guest remixers include Rogue State, Knight Riderz & J.Me.J, Vinyl Blight, Fluorescent Grey, Process Rebel, Anon Day, Searchl1te, Redbud, Professor Bang and Joey Mousepad, with 2 mixes from Kush himself.
Enter a post-dancehall world where MCs are confronted with the latest in cultural-styled electronic riddims: Dread Bass. Kush Arora returns with a collection of his Punjabi-soaked, dance production; accompanied by the biggest names in Futuristic Dancehall.
The record has received spins from BBC1, Fort Knox Five, artists on the Surefire Agency, Igloo Magazine, and rinse FM.
He has received mutual acclaim, and shared the stage more recently with the likes of Theivery Corporation, The Bug, Flying Lotus and Bassnectar. Kush’s sound is also being sought after in the remix capacity, most notably by Crammed Uk’s Balkan Beat Box, Zion I , and others. These 11 songs will give both the casual and discerning listener a glimpse into the future of cultural sounds.