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Champion Soundz
Trouble On Vinyl


Created during the drum & bass prime of 1993, the Trouble on Vinyl label, started by Mark Hill and Clayton Hines has been responsible for a slew of heavy hitting releases and the start of two other labels, Renegade and Renegade Hardware. While the genre has fallen under much criticism for it's lack of innovation in recent times, the label has been hauling at tremendous speeds through all of it and is working hard to push the sound into new territory. If you're one of these critics, you may not find Champions Soundz to be tremendously innovative but excellent regardless. Besides don't be so ignorant, the differences in techno and various other electronic styles are so subtle and a good look at the whole picture will reveal that all of this music is so far ahead of the rest of the music scenes in existence. So relax and absorb the heavy tunes being dropped on this disc. From jazz, distorted bass-lines, kung-fu samples, marimba sounds, gansta humor and tracks crazier than Dennis Hopper, it is all the fine details that make this scene and Trouble on Vinyl something to stay hyped about. - JH

1. Future Cut & DJ Kontrol - Crouching Tiger
2. DJ Friction & Usual Suspects - Stress Factor
3. Sonic & Silver - Lucas
4. Supply & Demand - Gangsta
5. Alpha Omega - Klash
6. DJ Red - Hacker
7. DJ Damage - Tribal Tones
8. Psychosis - Freefall (Undiluted Remix)
9. Supply & Demand - Oh Yes
10. Sonic & Silver - 21 Gun Salute
11. Friction & Nu Balance - Untitled (Stakka & K Tee Remix)

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