- Release Date 2016-12-16
- Label Horizons Music
- Catalog HZNLP011
Its a fusion of most of Naibus influences, old and new, from all corners of the dnb spectrum, in a contemporary way. Youll hear some Metalheadz in tracks like Burning and Traces, some Exit in The Way You Turn and Les Soirees, some Soul:R in Heartgold, some Calibre in No Return, some Pieter K and Certificate 18 in Corners. A workout of sound thats weighty, musically modern, and of apparent simplicity, best demonstrated in tracks like The Way You Turn and Heartgold, which really represent the sound Naibu likes to push right now.
As far as production is concerned, again, its a handcrafted, homemade affair. Its all sample-free (to the exception of the vocal loop in Les Soirees') and everythings been written, performed, recorded, designed and edited at home.
Burning features guitarist Jean Gros, who provided Naibu with some very nice atmospheric electric guitars and folk guitar. This track is a tribute to late 90s Rufige Kru, with epic 2 mins intro, reminiscent of 'Beach Drifta', dropping into some dancefloor mayhem.
In the same fashion Traces was a direct Metalheadz influence, mixed with a touch of FKA Twigs type flavours.
Apart from these two tracks, everything else goes a little bit deeper and really aims at carrying a solid groove, trying to keep the tracks to their bare minimum, essential elements. We hope this is music you can lock into and lose yourself to.