FRJ016 – Atki2»

OUT NOW! Buy at RWDFWD // Boomkat // Frijsfo Beats // or your local record shop.

Wire Magazine: “Sam Atkins mangles sound sources like a junglist. Between the waist-winding syncopations and chants of “Bubble” lies pure turbulence – drums contort, subs wriggle, percussion stretches like putty. The effect is undeniable: it’s tough to sit still, such is the temptation to jump up and start throwing gun fingers everywhere. On the flip’s “Galaxy Zoo”, sub pulses are earthy, clearly aimed straight below the belt, but paired with iridescent synth brass. The founder of Bristol’s Ruffneck Diskotek parties, and half of duos Monkeysteak and Dutty Inspectors, Atkins operates at the intersection where his home city’s rich bass city collides with other global sound system musics.”

Bass Clef said “these are great, a nice pairing of a banger and a more blissout summery number, loving the combination of ragga dancehall vibes and a bit of 4/4 technoey attitude great stuff : )” Read More »

FRJCD02 – Heart of Matter»

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    • Benefactor
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    • Silver Pictures
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    • Faded Patterns
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    • Surely Now
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    • Exception Rules
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    • Jasenovac
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    • Noctiluca
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    • Semaphore
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    • Body of Water
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    • Convergence

Point B’s fourth album Heart of Matter is his second for Frijsfo Beats, following up 2012′s epic and introspective musical voyage, The Veld. Read More »

FRJ015 – Frijsfo Beats Volume 4»

DJ Oslek continues his mission compiling Frijsfo’s special vinyl series, equipping you with the most vinyl-deserving of their substantial 2step arsenal. This time the music is from an allstar cast of UK producers. You can call it UK Garage music… Read More »

Frijsfo Treats 9 – Sully»

For Frijsfo Treats 9 we asked “the king of swing” Sully to mix up some 2step in support of Frijsfo Beats Volume 4, our new garage compilation. Rather than releasing one of his recent productions, Sully’s contribution ‘Feel It’ is actually an archive cut from 2008, Frijsfo’s fledgling year as a label and by all accounts a vintage year for Sully productions. Just listen back to ‘Phonebox’, ‘Trackside’, ‘Jackmans Rec’, ‘Broadway G’, and it’s clear he was onto something special and very much his own regardless of what it owed to classic garage and dubstep music. However, that’s history immortalised in the black wax, so instead of looking back we had a chat about where Sully is at musically in 2014, and this new mix of his. You can stream it on mixcloud or click the image to download:

FRIJSFO: Your contribution to Frijsfo Beats Volume 4, ‘Feel It’, is from 2008, a vintage year for Sully beats. You’ve done loads with your music since, what are you working on at the moment?

SULLY: I’ve just finished up an EP Read More »

SFO026 – Erra»

Check his mix and our interview with him HERE and you can now listen to the release at Frijsfo Beats soundcloud – go show it some love, it is OUT NOW!

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Frijsfo Treats 8 – Erra»

If you’ve been on the Nottingham scene or kept close track of Geiom’s Berkane Sol imprint, you may already know a little bit about Erra – the cake-loving Sega-playing grime-&-garage-raving producer. If not, while we anticipate his label debut, let us introduce him by presenting his cold and heavy new mix as Erra enters another Special Stage with his music. Stream Erra’s Frijsfo Treat or click the image to download, and listen while you read our Q&A below…

 

FRIJSFO: You’ve been on our radar for a while now… what have you been up to since the Stax / Jookup 12” came out on Berkane Sol?

ERRA: Yo! Musically not a huge amount in all honesty, I’ve been writing bits on and off since the Berkane Sol 12”, trying to gather a nice lengthy catalogue of finished trax which is still an ongoing process. I guess the stuff I’m writing currently has an aesthetic which has always been present in the stuff I’ve written, only now swinging more heavily towards a clangier, icier, Grime infused sound; music which is kind of lost/unsure of itself in a way, seasick riddims if you like. Read More »

DJ Oslek – Le Beau Selecteur»

DJ Oslek - Le Beau Selecteur

Frijsfo Beats’ man in charge has recorded a tasty new mixtape for Niche ‘n Bump‘s Tape Loading site! There were just two rules:

1. Strictly vinyl only.

2. Recording is live and direct to cassette.

Listen to side A and/or purchase the full mixtape in all it’s home-made glory at TapeLoading.org

SFO025 – Warlock»

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    • Too Late
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    • Trading Insults

15 years or more before Frijsfo Beats even came into existence, Warlock was mixing it up on London’s Pulse 90.6FM as well as up and down the UK at some of the 90s’ best and most legendary raves such as Helter Skelter, Interdance, Labrynth, The Eclipse, Club Kinetic and too many more to mention. Few DJs know dance music history as well as Warlock. He can happily spin a connoisseurs set of just about anything from the heyday of rave up to today’s multi-faceted bass music scene.

You probably also know of Warlock from the Rag and Bone record label Read More »

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