Ram Records sure knows how to pick them. Outside of bigger acquisitions like Calyx & Teebee, 2012 was also the year that the house that Andy C built signed Rene LaVice, who’s Absolute Monster EP was just that. There’s a nice drum & bass scene in Canada, but right now, Rene is the producer making the most noise from that region, and this freebie, “Thorax,” is a great one to reintroduce us to his cipher, especially since his debut album, Insidious, is due out on February 11.
He’s built one of those Ram-style dancefloor burners; it’s a tune that works well in harking back to the good old techstep/neurofunk days of drum & bass, but with the future firmly in its sights. You can grab this via Facebook.