‘East Side Boogie’ sees a welcome return of the Electro Funk, Moog Disco and Vodocder DMX Krew, with EDMX. The title track is all B-Boy Beats, New York Disco chords and tons of poppin’ electro toms. It;s the perfect Breaker’s anthem, a call to uprock with a Disco flavour. The EP contains six track of cosmic, electronic, real Electro. Vintage drum machine beats hammer out robotic rhythms while fat analog synths craft atmospheres think with groove. This is 1981’s future, when the streets of The Bronx moves to an army of funky robots. I like the fact that EDMX does what the hell he likes, and you can never tell whether w DMX Krew release will be ElectroPop, B-Boy Electro, Moog Disco or something more experimental. But this kind of melodic, deep, Electro is where my DMX Krew preference lies. Can’t wait for the ‘East Side Boogie’ EP to be released.
It’s no secret that I love DMX Krew, so I was eager to investigate EDMX’s reMix of Ed Banger Electro king SebastiAn’s new single ‘C.T.F.O.’
ED brings his B-boy Electro A-game to the mix, which is just what we like him to do. 808’s & DMXs, Analog basslines & scratching, M.I.A. vocoded beyond all recognition and that 808 cowbell. The DMX Krew cosmic Electro-Funk is in full effect right here and ED has managed to work just the right mix of Sci-Fi otherworldliness and that cold B-boy Electro edge with a catchy groove that’ll stick in your head.
♫ SebastiAn (Feat. M.I.A.) – C.T.F.O. (DMX Krew reMix)
EDMX A.K.A the almighty DMX Krew had to rank as one of my all time favourite artists, whether he is rocking his experimental tracks, his B-Boy Electro or his ElectroPop he always drops something pretty special.
His latest EP release, ‘The Game’ is a return to something a little more ElectroPoppy for DMX Krew, with a hint of Moog Disco thrown in for good measure. The title track is the kind of deep analog ElectroPop with the observational, and slight introverted lyrics that made us fall in love with DMX Krew in the first place. The best way to describe EDMX’s Pop tunes is if a quality BedroomPop artists had been brought up spinning on his back on some lino down the subway in the 80’s. With ‘Disco Theme’ he turns his talents to some solid electronic groove for three minutes of arpeggio driven 70’s synth funk. Pure genius, and a welcome return to the popper side of EDMX.
DMX Krew are easily one of my favourite artists of all time. At one time or other Ed DMX has covered most of my personal preferences in electronic music, from Electro Hip-Hop to retro SynthPop, from Experimental to Space Synth.
it’s been a while since we’ve had and of DMX Krew’s Pop material, recent releases have been Experimental electronic odysseys and his latest album, ‘The March To the Stars’, builds upon this while adding a touch of an electronic soundtrack vibe. At times sounding like Jean-Michel Jarre by way of Kraftwerk this is a record that can take to away with it on a robotic journey.
It’s an odd comment for a website that deals with electronic music to make, but this album is just so damn electronic!
The week in Bangers: While electronic rumors isn’t strictly an Electro-House blog, we do cover a lot of Electro-House that crosses over in to our realm. So many good club tunes and reMixes surface each week we can’t (and wouldn’t) cover them all, so this is a round up of some of the best from the week that we didn’t have time to dedicate individual posts to…
DMX Krew, or EDMX to his friends, has to be one of my all time favourite artists. Whether dealing in pure SynthPop, Electro (of the B-Boy variety) or Electronica (three genres very close to my heart) Ed always totally nails it!
Anyway, the Krew has a new album out soon called ‘Wave Funk’ and has produced, in his never-take-himself-seriously style, an advertising rap.