My Carts

My Beatport

Sign in to start using My Beatport!

My Beatport lets you follow your favorite DJs and labels so you can find out when they release new tracks. Log in or create an account today so you never miss a new release.

Create an Account
You're not following anyone yet!

My Beatport lets you follow your favorite DJs and labels so you can find out when they release new tracks. So go follow someone!

View My Beatport

My Artists View All

My Labels View All



  • Artists Momu
  • Release Date 2012-08-01
  • Labels Looq Records
  • Catalog LQ1125
  • Description Rising, Momu's third album, is a bold breakbeat manifesto. While 100%% breaks, the tracks on Rising have nothing to do with club-scene "party breaks" or even the deeper progressive breaks genre that Momu helped found with their debut self-titled album in 2004. Instead, Rising fuses 60's jazz, 70's funk, 80's hip-hop, and 90's synth pop with future glitch and dark analog dub into a unique, uplifting, transformative personal journey. Momu has destroyed the mold with this album, creating a lush new landscape of breakbeat terrain in the process.

    Alysoun Quinby, who appeared on Momu's breakout track The Dive, contributes vocals for the title track. Original artwork by LEBO.

    Momu is J.D. Moyer (the MO) and Mark Musselman (the MU). Championed from the start by the world's top DJ's such as Nick Warren and Sacha, Momu immediately made a name for themselves with ground-breaking breakbeat singles that helped create the "progressive breaks" genre.

    In 2006 Momu released their debut self-titled album to stunning critical acclaim. M8 Magazine said "you'll struggle to find anything as perfectly formed as this collection from breakbeat visionaries Momu." Spill Magazine opined "An absolutely cracking album from start to finish, there's not even a whiff of disappointment in this longplayer." 2008 brought the release of Momu's follow-up album "Momentum." Unfettered by anything except the breakbeat form itself, "Momentum" broke the "progressive breaks" mold, but Momu's signature sonic weirdness, insanely high production values, and larger than life hooks are still front and center.

    Momu recently released the "Stax EP" (Looq) and remixed Infusion's anthem "Gotta Leave Now" (Omnis).

There's nothing in the player. Choose a track and either play it or add it to the queue to get going.

128 BPM / A min
(Stem Player Active) - To reactivate full player controls, you'll need to play a new song
Player Queue Clear Queue