DJ LoGo - Amen Smashers [Amen Break Style Jungle, 1994-2011]

Discussion in 'Drum & Bass' started by LoGoSmallz, Dec 19, 2011.

  1. LoGoSmallz

    LoGoSmallz New Member

    Jul 27, 2011
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    Jungle has always been a genre one foot in the past and one foot in the future. Heavy on the dreamy atmospheric pads, growling reese basslines and obligatory rasta samples, Jungle music still retains a live, organic feeling that other genres of EDM lack by using (mainly) classic rock and roll drums as the basis for it's drum programming. Primarily through breakbeat hardcore, jungle, and hip-hop, the sound of re-sampled classic rock n' roll breaks (the amen break in particular) has worked it's way into the collective unconscious of two generations of ravers and beat-makers. This mix is a homage to that sound. Half of the mix has been composed from tracks from the early to mid 1990's. The other half of the mix features only tunes that have come out this month (Dec. 2011). This has been done to illustrate the immortality of the Amen break's sound. Producers still make extensive use of the Amen break because it sounds no less crisp and powerful today than it did when it was first recorded, in 1969.
    Enjoy the mix, downloads are enabled as always! Actually. I encourage people to download beacuse although the file I've uploaded (and what you will download) is a 320 kbps MP3, soundcloud will only stream @ 128 kbps

    For interest, you can find the original Amen break here,

    And if anyone cares to delve more deeply into the story behind the cover art, you can do that here! Break and GR.html

    1. Angels Fell – Dillinja
    2. Babylon – Splash
    3. Mindgames – System Ex
    4. Sound Control – AWOL VIP – Randall & Andy C
    5. Frequency – Tango Remix – Fallen Angels
    6. The Pied Piper – AWOL VIP – Kenny Ken
    7. Everyman – DRS & Kenny Ken
    8. AWOL VIP – Mickey Finn & Aphrodite
    9. The Dreamer – Aphrodite
    10. Da Bass 2 Dark – Mickey Finn Special Mix – L Double
    11. Fire – AWOL VIP – Prizna
    12. Life as Emotion – 2D33P
    13. The Dreamer – 2D33P
    14. Enter ’94 – Nebula
    15. Unclean – Ricky Force
    16. Out of This World – Infest
    17. Too Much – X Nation
    18. Rupture – Phuture T
    19. The Possibility of Succumbing to Violent Whim - Relapse
    20. A Glimpse at the Dawn of Time – Parallel
    21. Ready to Roll – Verb

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  2. H*product

    H*product Heavyweight product

    Feb 5, 2009
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    gwwarn son! big big vibes
  3. Tim Reaper

    Tim Reaper Member

    Oct 13, 2009
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    Tracklist is looking good. :D
  4. Dilla

    Dilla Member

    May 6, 2011
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    You had me at 'The angels fell' <3
  5. LoGoSmallz

    LoGoSmallz New Member

    Jul 27, 2011
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    A real favorite of mine also :)