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Seismic Shift Audio Podcast Vol. 10

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Below is the tenth installment of the sub bass rooted Seismic Shift Audio Podcast. This podcast consistently is showcasing¬†fresh sounds in the dark, tribal, sound system production world. If you’re looking for whats going on in the true Dubstep culture, this podcast is a great place to start.

For this edition of the podcast, they have brought in Dank N’ Dirty Dubz head Sashwat. This mix is full of Low Frequency and Rinses through big tune after big tune. Check this hour long mix of dark, minimal vibes and subscribe to the podcast here!

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Murlo – Quartz EP

The LWP004 Release off of Low Up Records is a great EP to say the least. This London Based producer, has put together a nice, smooth set of club tunes that have a very melodic feel. All of the percussion throughout the EP is crisp and clean, with elements of both electronic and organics within them.

The ethnic vibes on the track entitled “Prism” really come through clearly with the eastern sounding melody, as well as what sounds like some sort of asian horn or flute. The title track for the EP – “Quartz”, its a very interesting tune. It starts off very minimalistic, but in a good way. The strange vocal sample bounces around until the track breaks down into the nice lead which was introduced in the beginning. The dimension that the producer has placed behind the synth line creates such a full feel. As it moves forward it builds with moving sounds and interesting synth lines as well. It ends up feeling very full with different instrumentation and leaves you wanting to get on the dance floor.

My personal favorite is the track “Soundboy”. This one is sooo smooth. That vocal sample is so sick, straight up. The sample teamed with that synth stab, drops the song seamlessly into another dancey club anthem. It’s definitely the highlight of the album for me, and the EP as a whole is a winner.

It’s nice to hear original vibes as always, and Murlo has delivered exactly that. Check the tunes below and go support Murlo and Low Up Recs by grabbing this EP if you get down with it too!