Marking fifty digital releases over the last eight years, prolific dubstep label FatKidOnFire celebrates the milestone with a short compilation release featuring four of the most fiery remixes you’ll have stumbled upon in a while! All four of the originals have their place in FKOF history, taken from the label’s vinyl exclusive series. Amongst the heat is today’s premiere, Biome‘s wild remix of Chad Dubz‘s ‘Nilaari‘ which originally featured on FKOFv004 last year.
But first, taken from FKOF’s second vinyl release in 2019, District grabs a hold of Dark Harmonics‘ ‘F#cking Spiders‘ and drives it all the way to sub-city, a storm of punishing system-ready lows and a huge mixture of ominous synths and mid-range snarls. The snare is a weapon in itself, something so quintessentially District, a producer we don’t hear nowhere near enough of these days! Taken from last years’ huge FKOF10 compilation, Maes‘ ‘Jah, Jah Livin‘ gets the remix treatment by Chad Dubz. Taking it from steppa to slappa, you can always rely on Chad Dubz to bring the energy! The immortal Leon Switch etches his name into the FatKidOnFire catalogue for the first time, a terrific capture by the imprint. The veteran takes his hand to WZ‘s ‘Dossier‘ from FKOFv003, with all of those classic Leon Switch sounds on full display whilst preserving the greasy groove of the original. Today’s premiere concludes this momentous release with Chad Dubz featuring on the record once again but this time, he enjoys a remix by Manchester’s finest, Biome. Whilst the original ‘Nilaari‘ is undoubtedly a scorcher, Biome chops this one up like a teppanyaki chef on acid, a spicy bowl of dazzling dynamism and cracked out SFX!
‘It’s been an incredible eight years supporting the 140 sound, and an honour to be given the opportunity to be guardians of such amazing material from the producers we’ve worked with since FKOFd001. As ever, the continuing success of what we can do is down to you guys and girls; everyone supporting the releases and the artists we support. Thank you, and here’s to the next 50 releases!’ – FatKidOnFire.
FKOFd050 is out 07/05/2021 and available to download from the FatKidOnFire Bandcamp.