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Kray – The Peak

Released March 16th 2021

Following his heavyweight single ‘ Heat ‘ on our I Am Eloisa compilation, Kray ‘s first full release with us takes his sound in a new direction. Rather than choppy dancefloor destruction, The Peak is smooth synthetic persuasion; an organic, healthy four-tracker with soul in its heart.

Kray hails from Hong Kong and was picked up by Beatport last year as one of Asia’s most exciting drum & bass talents, a label he earns tenfold, and one which speaks to the continent’s emergent drum & bass strength.

We know just how difficult it is to make drum & bass that’s warm and progressive yet not cheesy. Kray nails that on The Peak , delicately balancing percussive grit with cascading, effervescent highs.

‘Not Too Late’ is early-morning momentum, neon glowing and inspirational in its fluttery vocal leads and non-stop bassline. ‘Overflow’ is the club-friendly cut, as sharp-edged synth nodes warp and twist in tandem with one another, whilst ‘Everytime’ is nonchalant, smoking area soul that’s aesthetically simple but full of complexity. Leaving us with ‘Current Under’ and its elevating yet charismatic bassline.

We’re thrilled to have Kray on the label, and The Peak is a true testament to his talent.

Will Miles – Blacked Out

Australian based DJ and producer Will Miles returns to Eloisa with new EP ‘Blacked Out’, out 16th February.

A four-track release, ‘Blacked Out’ opens with the rave-era sounds of ‘Disarm’, which pairs seductive diva vocals with rapid-fire breaks. Next up, ‘Reverse Procedure’ sees Will channel a classic artcore D&B vibe, before the title track brings an invigorating dose of neurofunk to the table. Closing things out, ‘With You Again’ is a maelstrom of uplifting vocals, euphoric piano chords and the most enthralling of basslines. 

Will Miles is a classically-trained electronic artist from the US, currently residing in Australia. He acquired his love of D&B from his friend Kjell Anderson (one half of the production duo Style Control) back in 1994, since releasing on a slew of labels that includes Creative Source, Mac2, Inperspective, Influenza, Innerground, Deep Soul Music, Horizons, Influenza LTD. and numerous others.

Drawing on a number of D&B subgenres, ‘Blacked Out’ is a meticulously crafted EP created by a stalwart of the scene.

Sublimit, Phadix and Sammie Hall – Together In Sound

Sublimit and Phadix have reunited to make their Eloisa Records debut on new EP ‘Together In Sound’, out 3rd November.

A four-track release, ‘Together In Sound’ commences with ‘Soon’ which sees the boys create a rich D&B soundscape, brimming with detail and dancefloor energy. Following suit, the aptly-named ‘We Are Powerful’ is a maelstrom of soaring vocals and rapid-fire breaks. Next up, ‘Had Enough’ channels a similar vibe, albeit with more poignancy and emotion. Closing things out, the immersive, high-energy sounds of ‘Anything’, a finely crafted cut that sets the tone for the rest of the EP.

Formed in 2013, Northamptonshire duo Sublimit have garnered support from D&B favourites such as Noisia, Macky Gee and Ray Keith, also releasing regularly on the likes of Four Corners, Nu Venture Records and Lethal Impact Recordings. Phadix boasts a similarly prolific back catalogue, with releases on Random Concept Origins, Good4Nothing Records and Pick ‘n’ Mix. They have collaborated regularly throughout their career, most recently on five-track EP ‘Diligence’, out earlier this year.

Launching back in March under the Inperspective Music Group umbrella, Eloisa Records is ‘on a mission to surpass barriers in the D&B scene’ and instil some fresh energy into the scene. The label has since released music from Simon Splice, Duece, Bungle, pyxis and most recently the I Am Eloisa compilation LP.

Regular collaborators, Sublimit and Phadix ensure they bring their A-game for their Eloisa Records debut. 

VA – I Am Eloisa

Eloisa Records has unveiled new various artist compilation album I Am Eloisa, out 2nd October.

An eight-track release featuring an array of artists from across the drum & bass sphere, I Am Eloisa kicks off with the rave-inducing jump-up vibes of ‘Heat’ by Hong Kong producer Kray and similarly high-energy club cut ‘Abstract Out Of Sight’ by Exile (who contribute to Eloisa’s maiden release) & Jappa.

Maintaining this euphoric, club-ready energy, Midlands-based artist False Relation then steps up with the explosive ‘Insular’, Inperspective regular Will Miles drops the piano-led, breakbeat-heavy ‘Summer Down Under’ and Southampton’s Jak B harnesses a melodic drum & bass vibe on ‘Early Mornings’. Sumone then enlists the vocal expertise of Jamaican MC General Pecos for ‘Clear The Way’, a raucous banger that harks back to the golden era of jungle, Trojiin, who dropped a four-track EP on Eloisa back in May, unloads his trademark hard-hitting sound on ‘Portal’ before Inperspective label boss Chris Inperspective rounds things off with the fluttering, contemplative breaks of ‘Cocoahead’.

Launching back in March under the Inperspective Music Group umbrella, Eloisa Records is ‘on a mission to surpass barriers in the D&B scene’ and instil some fresh energy into the scene. The label has since released music from Simon Splice, Duece, Miss Tantrum and, most recently, pyxis.

Traversing the full drum & bass spectrum, I Am Eloisa is a talent-laden compilation that gives an accurate depiction of where the genre is at in 2020. 

pyxis – The XX

Exciting new producer pyxis makes her debut on Eloisa Records with new EP ‘The XX’, out 15th September.

A four-track release with a different female vocalist on each song ‘The XX’ announces itself with the tranquil, jazz-inflicted vibes of ‘Aura’, featuring the soulful vocals of Ella Sopp. Next up, ‘Senses’ ventures into the deeper end of the D&B spectrum, accompanied by the smooth voice of Collette Warren, before ‘Timepeace’ unleashes full sonic eruption, paired with the similarly electrifying vocals of SOFi MARi. Closing things out is the soft, meditative ‘Zen’, with Sydney throwing her enchanting vocals into the mix.

A relative newcomer in the world of D&B, pyxis burst onto the scene at the tail-end of last year with a release on the revered Goldfat Records. Since then she has put out more music on Liquid Drops, Sunny Moves and Just Noyze before landing on Eloisa.

A dynamic four-track release, brimming with bold atmospherics and rich soundscapes, ‘The XX’ demonstrates a talented young artist on her way to the top.

Bungle – Runaway

Brazilian D&B producer Bungle has dropped new EP ‘Runaway, out 1st September via the rising Eloisa Records.

The three track EP begins with title track ‘Runaway’ that see’s a rolling and grit fuelled bassline interject superbly with sharp and snappy percussion. Things take a deeper and darker turn with ‘Unleashed’ as technical and expansive atmospherics run rampant throughout the tune as the drums chop and change exquisitely. Seeing things home is an industrial growler, and not one for the faint hearted. The aptly name ‘Articulate’ is Bungle at his best and will no doubt be a choice cut for DJs across the drum & bass spectrum.

‘Runaway’ marks the fifth release on the burgeoning Eloisa, the fresh imprint ‘on a mission to surpass barriers in the D&B scene’. Under the Inperspective Music Group umbrella, the label is determined to instil some fresh energy across the genre. Knowing no limits in its expression or style of the broad drum & bass genre, the only thing we can be sure of is that whatever they release, it will be quality.

Having released on the likes of 31, Critical, Spearhead, C.I.A and Soul:R to name a few, real name André Oliveira Sobota aka Bungle has consistently represented the highest echelons of drum & bass music.

A stunning collection of hard-hitting and gritty cuts primed and poised to screw-up faces across the globe, Runaway is another superb release, from what’s fast becoming a superb record label.

Styke – Oversight

Dutch D&B producer Styke has dropped new EP ‘Oversight’, out 10th July via Eloisa Records.

The five-track release kicks off with jazz-influenced piano keys of ‘Stride’, a smooth cut that sets the tone for the rest of the EP. Next up, title track ‘Oversight’ ups the tempo, delivering a high-energy jam featuring the soaring vocals of Emilienne Chouadossi.

‘Subtend’ is the most subdued, downtempo track, in contrast with the rapid-fire breaks of ‘Indus’. Closing things out, ‘Mellifluous’ is the jazziest track on the record, a collab with fellow Dutch D&B artist Auris.

Inspired by the likes of Lenzman and Alix Perez, Styke produces sounds that traverse the D&B spectrum. ‘Oversight’ follows recent four-track EP ‘Sanguine’ and last year’s ‘Solution’ EP.

A stunning collection of piano-led D&B cuts, ‘Oversight’ sees Eloisa Records go from strength to strength. ‘Oversight’ marks the fourth release on the fledgling Eloisa, the fresh imprint ‘on a mission to surpass barriers in the D&B scene’.

Trojiin – Flux

Exciting young DJ and producer Trojiin has dropped new EP ‘Flux’, out 1st May via Eloisa Records.

‘Flux’ is composed of four, heavy-hitting D&B cuts, melding elements of neurofunk, jump-up and liquid D&B to masterful effect. The release comes on fresh D&B imprint Eloisa, who are ‘on a mission to surpass barriers in the D&B scene’. Under the Inperspective Music Group umbrella, the label is determined to instil some fresh energy into the scene.

‘Flux’ follows on from Trojiin’s debut release, on Repulsive Records back in 2019,
while he has also secured a residency with Nottingham-based brand Spectrum, which allows him to flex his hard-hitting style in the DJ booth.

Another expertly produced release that marries various subgenres of D&B, ‘Flux’ sees the Eloisa label move from strength-to-strength.

Duece – Duece Not Deuce

Southampton-based DJ and producer Duece has unveiled his new EP ‘Duece Not
Deuce’, out 7th April via Eloisa Records.

Marking his first release of the new decade, the four-track EP opens with the finely crafted jumpup with ‘Let It Up’ – a track that pairs rave-era samples with the tightest of production.

Next up, ‘Woo’ and ‘Half Life’ continue along the same path, cultivating measured yet energetic vibes capable of making an impact on any dancefloors. Closing things out, ‘Salisbury’ is the record’s most riotous track – high-octane, unpredictable and laden with menacing intent.

‘Duece Not Deuce’ is Duece’s debut on the fledgling Eloisa, a fresh, new D&B imprint that’s ‘on a mission to surpass barriers in the D&B scene’.

A stellar new release, ‘Duece Not Deuce’ sees Eloisa continue to carve a reputation as a D&B label with seriously stringent quality control.

Simon Splice – New Beginnings

Simon Splice, the brand new look for current heavy-weight artist Exile, today drops his first EP ‘New Beginnings’ on the brand new D+B label: Eloisa Records.

Simon Splice delivers jubilant liquid and enchanted dance floor bangers with 4 tracks ready to melt hearts and minds in any setting. The EP is finely balanced with two well-crafted instrumentals along with two beautifully vocal-led tracks, together forming the ‘New
Beginnings’ EP.

Taking the lead is ‘Knock Knock’ with Simon Splice arriving at the door ready to explore his new adventure. Expect beautifully pieced raindrop patterns and a rupturing bassline as this track heads straight for the floor. Next up, we greet Miss Tantrum with her sweet vocals on ‘Want It All’.

‘Lines’ is next to see the light with its mellifluous basslines and euphoria inducing sonics. In a similar vein, ‘Carousel’ gets those hands in the air with the graceful vocals from Anima.