Orbr’s debut follow-up Scorpion Cruiser is now live!
Get lost in the darkwave jungle!
Recently I had the opportunity to remaster some of my old drum & bass tracks from the mid 90s. (See the Oak St Bluesman remasters.)
Here are 4 more songs from the same era, clarified through the power of modern audio magic. Hope you enjoy!
In 1998 I had the insanely exciting opportunity to get signed to an independent record label in San Francisco. The label, Cosmic Flux Musiq, released a handful of my songs before closing up shop a few years later.
Orbr’s free single Proximity Alert is now live! Click here to stream or download.
In 1998 I recorded a song called Jeweler’s Dive. It was one of only a few jazz-inspired drum and bass tracks I made during my loungy, loungy period of the late ’90s. An edited version enjoyed a mini-celebrity on Terminal Beats, a compilation released by indie jungle Chicago outfit Forte Recordings. (Old school ruffians will remember Midwest legends 3D and Snuggles.)Continue reading
Around the year 1997 I graduated from my awkward ’90s electronica phase and started producing truly polished, professional sounding dance music.
Between 1997 and 2004 I recorded tracks for a few national record labels, and even heard a few of my own songs on internet radio stations and once, unbelievably, in a department store!Continue reading
The future of drum & bass is behind us. The biggest leaps in style and sensibility were pretty much all locked down by the late ’90s, and Roni Size / Reprazent was in on one of the biggest leaps of all.
If you’ve ever loved jungle, drum and bass, or happy hardcore, you’ve loved hardcore breakbeat. Hardcore is the solid trunk of early 90’s British electronica that spawned literally dozens of sub-genres, including 2-step garage, dubstep, and fidget.