Hidden Riddim / Now You Know The Name EP


Just discovered this little gem from Hidden Riddim nestling in my inbox from those nice gents over at Cast-A-Blast and as I’m in a good mood, I thought I’d share the love.

Hidden Riddim are a “new BassHoppin duo comprises of Dubstep producer and Deep End resident Corticyte aka James Hipperson & Full Melt DJ Ben Adams, They have recently embarked on a new project to put together a new sound that is full of glitched up samples, polyrymthmic textures & driver bursting basslines.” which sounds like my kinda thing …

The title track from the Now You Know The Name EP is a rolling little glitch-hop number lifting a vocal line from Mark B & Blade thoroughly twisting it, and then laying slabs of burbling bass underneath.Great little early set builder I reckon. Basement Freaks is a favourite producer of mine, and he’s done a damn fine job funking up the remix adding a full bore funk horn line and bass work out over the vocal.

Cornflakes seriously ups the squelch factor, with nicely crunching drums, a hammond line (which I’m certain I recognise from and old Meat Beat Manifesto tune) and a bizarre yet brilliant little snippet of dialogue from Total Recall which gives the track its name. The Johnny Pluse remix is a riot of samples – I’m fairly certain there’s a duck quacking in there as well, and a fair bit harder to boot – definite dancefloor smash I reckon.

Keep your eyes peeled for the release on the 2nd June …

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Obsessive music nerd for since his formative years, Sherlock Ohms finally pulled his finger out and started inflicting his collection of Funk, Soul, Hip-hop, Reggae, Breaks, Beats and random ephemera on the unwitting public in mid-2008. Since then he's graced the airwaves of Big Chill FM and Purple Radio, the stages of the Festinho festival, and the DJ booths of the UK fluffing for the likes of DJ Moneyshot, Boca 45 and Ugly Duckling. Whether it's early morning chilled wig outs, or eclectic party starting beat fests there's a reason they call him 'No Shit Sherlock' View all posts by djsherlockohms

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