One month ago, the party appeared to be over for Brooklyn’s Trouble & Bass. Now, they are reborn.
In a letter and corresponding video (below), Luca “Drop the Lime” Venezia explains what the tombstones meant for the six-year-old label and traveling club night. Feeling limited by the growth of the electronic music world, Venezia says he and his T&B compatriots (DJ-producers Star Eyes, The Captain and AC Slater) have “found [themselves] lost in a battle with all that is personal and real about the music business.”
Now, they are looking for a new start. “We are reborn, fresh and ready to venture onto a new path. We’re expanding our palette even further, releasing everything we love (but not only club music).”
Reinvigorated, the label’s next releases won’t stray too far from their bread-and-butter, with EPs from grime legend Plastician, Dutch trap rave duo Guerilla Speakerz, and Toronto tribalist Damn Kids. Beyond that, the label counts releases from Distal, Bert On Beats, Star Eyes, and a compilation of collaborations…