Critical Celebrate 15 Years In Typical Underground Fashion

Critical’s slogan is Underground Sonics, a short, sharp and snappy tagline that accurately conveys what these guys are about; releasing music perfect for underground spaces and mindsets. The ‘underground’ can be quite a loosely defined term, used to describe everything from trains under the floor to student nights that happen to play a little House,…

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Brighton Based Trio Klax Hot Step It Into 2017 With Their Debut Full Length EP On Critical.

The EP opens with Risk It, a track with the precision of a surgeon’s toolkit. Nimble production and perfectly balanced edits culminate in a pacey tune which wouldn’t be out of place in the most militant of army training drills. Drop down and give it 20! Buy: Beatport / Critical Music Shop The Sway is…

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Ninja Ninja X Skankandbass – January 2016 Roundup

Seb over at Skankandbass is a guy I can relate to. He puts hours and hours of work into something he loves, purely becuause he loves it. The result of this is a YouTube channel that is rammed full of the best Drum & Bass around so I though I’d run through my favourites each…

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Critical Presents: Systems 003 – KLAX

After an absolutely amazing 2015 Critical is kicking off the new year with a brand spanking new EP from Klax which is the 3rd release on their sister label Systems. Klax, a Brighton based 3 man production outfit, become only the 3rd act to feature on the label since it started in 2014, joining Halogenix…

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Critical Music Presents Do They Know It’s #CRITMAS?

Critical Music is doing something very special with their latest release. All proceeds from the ‘Do They Know It’s #CRITMAS?’ album are being donated directly to Oxfam. And it’s not like they have thrown together the scraps of whatever was left at the bottom of the bin, this is a properly good release with music…

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Critical Presents: Binary 002 – Klax

Fresh faced Brighton trio Klax drop the next instalment of Critical’s Binary imprint, bringing some of the most militant, tech-stepping drum & bass to grace your ear waves this summer. With only a handful of releases to their name so far on the likes of Renegade Hardware and Uprise Audio, it’s clear these guys are…

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Renegade Hardware Presents: Compound One

Renegade Hardware Presents: Compound One. The first installment of a new digital series which will focus on exposing new and emerging artists. Expect exciting discoveries from this new platform. The next generation of future thinking producers will be found here. For the first installment, Compound One introduces 4 new artists to the Hardware fold. Trilo…

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