Dark Circles – DC Trax 005 [DCTRAX005]

This is latest release by London duo Dark Circles on their own vinyl imprint DC Trax, harnessing the full force of their influences of acid, techno, house and rave directly for the dancefloor. ‘Lariat’ is a acidic psychedelic spoken word odyssey with an incredible breakdown. This is accompanied by a remix NYC Bunker dj Justin Cudmore. ‘Mandy’ on the B side takes us back to 1993 the height of rave and includes life changing question for a certain young lady.

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Dark Circles – DC Trax 005 [DCTRAX005]

Thee J Johanz – Extraterrestrial Interventions [BALL109]

Pumping West Coast electro in a new jacket, with bouncing 808’s, driving acid, and old school futuristic vocoders. Justin Cudmore (Bunker NY) is taking it to a darker space in his more abstract and highly effective remix.

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Thee J Johanz – Extraterrestrial Interventions [BALL109]

Justin Cudmore – Twisted Love / About To Burst [PHONICAWHITE019]

Up next on Phonica White is Brooklyn based artist Justin Cudmore. ‘Twisted Love’ gets straight to the point, with firm and strong percussion joined to a fickle acid bass line. In addition to this, Justin weaves in some House-flavoured vocals to keep you hooked until the end of the track. A certified floor-filler of a track. On the flip is ‘About to Burst’, a track that starts with a powerful kick drum and grows with new emerging elements; punchy hi-hats coming and going in key moments and a simple keyboard arpeggio that added to an Acid bass line catches you instantly.

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Justin Cudmore – Twisted Love / About To Burst [PHONICAWHITE019]

Justin Cudmore – Acid Series Vol.2 [IT039]

To celebrate 10 years of No Way Back (a regular party in Detroit…and beyond), the label is launching the Acid Series, a series of records on Interdimensional Transmissions inspired by the No Way Back parties. The second release in the series comes from Justin Cudmore. He is the latest in the line of midwesterners to emerge from the Brooklyn music scene, hailing originally from Illinois. And you can hear it in his music, that mesmerizing midwestern groove and deep heady thoughtfulness.

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Justin Cudmore – Acid Series Vol.2 [IT039]

Justin Cudmore – Crystal [HNY010]

‘Crystal’ is Justin Cudmore’s debut 12inch single. Raw, rough and ready to rumble, ‘Crystal’ marries snaking acid lines and bouncy grooves to a sample from cult underground film classic ‘The Queen’. On the flip is Detroit-bred and Bunker resident DJ Mike Servito’s “730 Reshape”, that gives the wiggly worm vibe harkening back to the early days of Transmat, Warp and the minimalism of Dan Bell’s DBX project. L.I.E.S. mainstay Gunnar Haslam provides his ‘Dekalb Avenue Remix’ made while living in New York, a modular synth cruise with the top down.

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Justin Cudmore – Crystal [HNY010]