ASC has very kindly put together a superb autonomic-themed drum & bass mix. It’s an excellent selection of forthcoming tracks from the Exit / NonPlus+ stable and features music from the likes of D-Bridge, Instra:Mental, Consequence and ASC himself.
ASC’s next single, “Porcelain” is due imminantly on NonPlus+. In fact, promos have just appeared on Red Eye Records… Here’s the official statement from NonPlus+:
Instra:mental welcome a new addition to the Nonplus+ camp who goes by the name of ASC. This producer is by no means new to making music, but recently his productions have become an essential addition to dBridge & Instra:mental’s Autonomic podcast series and also frequents their club sets.
ASC ‘Porcelain’ is a perfect illustration as to why Instra:mental have been paying ASC’s music so much attention. It begins with a glitchy yet groove-laden beat coupled with dramatic piano and fx stabs, then fills out with a warm drawing sub bass and smooth atmospheres. As the track progresses and you think it’s reached its climax, ASC cleverly layers an almost oriental sounding percussion stab to accompany the bass line and picks up the track to another level. This track is a prime example of being able to express the utmost with the minimum.
ASC ‘Focus Inwards’ is the deeper side of this 12” and as the title suggests, takes you on a journey into yourself. Fully charged with progressive chords and melodies alongside electric sounding drum fills and percussion, the arrangement, musical content and pure elegance of this track give us an insight into ASC’s compositional abilities and potential for the future.
Here is the tracklisting for the mix itself:
1. dBridge – City Of Lonely Runaways [EXIT]
2. ASC – Porcelain [NON PLUS+]
3. Instra:Mental – No Future (ASC Remix) [NON PLUS+]
4. Plus Ultra – ? [NON PLUS+/EXIT]
5. Consequence – Rollin Supreme [N/A]
6. Consequence & Instra:Mental – Reflex Reaction [EXIT]
7. ASC – Untitled – Dub
8. Resound – Untitled – Dub
9. ASC – Untitled – Dub
10. ASC – Untitled – [NON PLUS+]
11. Black Pocket – U’re A Star (dBridge Remix) [EXIT]
12. Unknown – Dub
13. Consequence – Fog [EXIT]
14. Unknown – Dub
NonPlus+ Records @ Juno
ASC Myspace Page
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DeeperSounds.com – Home of the Deepsounds Forum
Club Autonomic – Home of the Autonomic Podcast
NonPlus+ Myspace – Instra:Mental’s label
D-Bridge Myspace Page