12th Planet and his influential SMOG Records crew are kicking off 2014 by bringing the freshest genre-bending bass music across North America with the 38-date SMOG City Tour this January and February. The SMOG City Tour sees some of bass music’s foremost pioneers team up with the hottest new artists, as Antiserum, DLX, Flinch, HeRobust, Protohype, Son of Kick, SPL, Starkey, Steady and Two Fresh join in to shatter dancefloors from Jacksonville to Seattle, showcasing SMOG as America’s tastemaking bass label — one that continues to push the frontier of new music and pave new paths. As Mixmag recently noted, “[SMOG] has pioneered dubstep and high-power bass music in America and is one of the genre’s key outposts in the country, breaking new artists and throwing mad parties.”
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We are very proud to present the next installment of our SMOG City Series in this Volume 2 edition. This incredible selection features 18 brand new, original tracks from our crew. This release is more than an album, but a statement from what you can expect from SMOG Records looking towards the future.
The LP contains tracks from 12th Planet, Caspa, Antiserum, Mayhem, Starkey, SPL, IllSkillz, Protohype, Noah D, Flinch, Infuze, Son Of Kick, Atlantic Connection, So Japan, Kelly Dean, DLX, Pawn, Deco, Gunner Bass, and Steady. ★ OUT NOW! ★
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SMOG Records continues to blaze new territories with a brand new EP from Philadelphia’s STARKEY. “Blaster” is a six track release that bridges gaps between Grime, Trap, Dubstep, Experimental, and Garage puts it on a course all of it’s own. More than just a collection of DJ tracks, the “Blaster” EP takes you on a journey with epic introductions and melodic bridges in between the heavy moments. This could go off in a club as much as it could your headphones.
This week’s release features something different from LA producer Bare – A 4 track EP that pulls in the club sound and gives it a little bit of southern hip hop flavor! The EP’s title track “ATLAS” has the beginnings of an anthem but switches up on the second drop. “HVM” goes straight into nightmare sirens over a snarl rolling minimal beat. “FINGER TRVP” brings the bass with a contrasting yet ghostly lead synth and “MVKERS” is a big, bold, statium house tune that shakes things up.