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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Sweet Treats From Sam Binga & Chimpo With ‘For Those Who Like It Sweet’

Critical‘s Systems project is back in full force with a fresh dollop of indulgent treats just as 2016 seemed to be slowing to a close. Sam Binga and Chimpo are behind the buttons for this hefty release which is an absolute full body work out. With the New Year fast approaching, it’s these tunes which…

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Sam Binga And Breakage Go Head To Head For An Epic Single On Critical Music

Sam Binga and Breakage are 2 of the most exciting producers in not only Drum & Bass but also the wider spectrum of Electronic Music; you’ve only to to look at Sam Binga’s album Wasted Days and Breakage’s When The Night Comes to see the incredible music they can create. They flirt with the genre…

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Sam Binga & Om Unit – TransPacific EP (Bunit)

Last year Sam Binga & Om Unit blew us away with the debut release on their new label Bunit – the Transatlantic EP. The response to the EP was incredible with the vinyl copies pretty much selling out straight away (I had to change the “buy” link on the original article as by the time…

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Sully – Lifted / Rotten / Rotten (Sam Binga Remix)

Here’s something that came totally out of the blue for me – a new label called Rua Sound, conceived by Welfare & Rob DC, has popped up and their debut release will be released in just over a week. Despite being a new label their first outing isn’t from some total unknown – they’ve got…

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Ninja Ninja’s Best Drum & Bass Albums Of 2015

As I said when I picked my favourite tunes of the year there’s no question that 2015 has been an incredible year for Drum & Bass. This is reflected by the number of artist albums that have been released and just how good some of these albums have been – proving that labels are investing…

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Sam Binga’s Wasted Days Is Finally Here And Quite Simply It’s On Another Level

Sam Simpson has been releasing music under various aliases since 2002 but it’s his Sam Binga moniker that, since it’s first outing on Critical Music’s sister imprint Modulations in 2013, that’s by far been the most exciting. The Bristol based bass merchant, after much anticipation, has finally released his debut album entitled Wasted Days and…

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Release Of The Week: Om Unit & Sam Binga – Transatlantic EP (Bunit)

My pick of this weeks releases is the brilliant Transatlantic EP from Sam Binga & Om Unit on their new Bunit imprint. As you would expect from these 2 this EP is more Drum & Bass influenced than driven entirely at being a specific genre (although I dare say the forums call it “future footwork”…

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Om Unit & Sam Binga – Transatlantic EP (Bunit)

The Transatlantic EP sees a collaboration between 2 very interesting producers, Om Unit & Sam Binga, on their new label Bunit. There’s no great concept or label direction behind it to be honest, it’s a place for the music – Sam Binga As you would expect from these 2 this EP is more Drum &…

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