12:2023.03.12 STEP2BASS W/KRYPTIC MINDS (Osiris Music UK, Swamp81, Tectonic) @Status Party Bar (Kiev)
23 марта Krypic Minds in Kiev!
В этот день Dubstep Family(DF) исполняется год. Мы решили поделиться этим праздником с вами и отметить его выступлением Kryptic Minds:) Надеемся, этот подарок придется по вкусу и вам, и нам:)
KRYPTIC MINDS (Osiris music UK, Swamp 81, Tectonic)
Mayak (DiU, DF)
Enter: 60 UAH
50 UAH with flyer
23 марта, Status Party Bar (Пл. Победы 3, универмаг Украина)
Welcome to the bass!
Kryptic Minds step into 2011 with the 'Can't Sleep' LP on Blackbox Records, the follow on to the massive 2009 dubstep debut "One Of Us" on Loefah's Swamp 81 label. Now firmly entrenched within the ever-evolving 140bpm bass music scene, Si and Leon have worked closely with the likes of Youngsta and Loefah and built a reputation for deep and heavy, dancefloor-shaking steppers. The duo have never been limited by either capability or vision however and, on their latest longplayer "Can't Sleep," add a new widescreen dimension to the original dubstep template.
The Kryptic Minds sound acknowledges the difference between edgy and too angry; that restraint often has more impact than chaotic release. This deft understanding of the tensions and contradictions buried within dubstep, and how you use them is played out yet further on every piece of music these deep thinkers produce. Whereas some albums try to cover many different moods, tempos and directions, both of their landmark albums zoom in on edgy 140bpm halfstep, forcing the listener into a headspace where perfectly placed details come into vivid focus, like the hyper-real intensity of night adrenalin. Everything is taughtly coiled, as if priming the listener for a flight-or-fight reflex. The tension is barely unleashed throughout the album.
"There's a deadly sense of midnight dystopia and urban ennui which is articulated so beautifully through Kryptic's expert sound design and super-taut grasp of halfstep mechanics, which really shouldn't be ignored by fans of Burial, Pangaea, They Live or even Massive Attack." - Boomkat review of 'Can't Sleep'
Kryptic Minds, then just Si, first gained prominence in the drum & bass scene when Andy C’s Ram subsidiary Frequency released ‘The Truth’, quickly earning itself anthem status. The track’s success brought Si new creative opportunities: it was at this time Si and Leon Switch began a long and fruitful production partnership. Together the duo released tracks on some of the drum & bass scene’s flagship labels, such as Penetration, Renegade Hardware, Tech Freak, Freak Recordings, and Goldie’s seminal Metalheadz. They also established their own label Defcom Records, on which they released 27 singles, including ‘Take the Pain Away’ and ‘No Escape,’ as well as their debut album, the drum & bass opus "Lost All Faith.” 2007 saw it declared by ATM magazine as one of the best drum & bass albums of all time. It was also at this time they set up new label Osiris Music uk, to release a wide range of music.
Inspired by Mala Digital Mystikz, Loefah and Burial 2008 saw the duo re-discover their musical faith through dubstep, following the establishing of creative alliances with halfstep dons Youngsta and Loefah. One of Loefah’s classic’s "Root” received the Kryptic Minds remix treatment. They also played at one of dubstep’s most hallowed institutions, DMZ. The rest is a revered path of success through the ranks of the dubstep elite. Now recognized as true innovators in an over crowded scene, Kryptic Minds have managed to stay ahead of the pack by remaining true to their intricate & emotive sound design.
Kyrptic Minds label Osiris Music has developed further in 2011, now with it's own online store at Surus Ltd and a string of brooding releases that are essential for
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