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My Nu Leng – The Grid / Hips n’ Thighs (877 Records)

We’ve said it before, and we’ll say it again, Brighton is really bubbling up at the moment, and this latest release on the Brighton based label ‘877 Records‘ is a testament to that fact.  877 launched in the fall of 2011 and like fellow Brighton hot dogs ‘Well Rounded‘ 877’s mastermind Dom has a good ear for interesting and not always conventional bass heavy beats. Their next release ‘The Grid / Hips n’ Thighs’ comes from the Bristol based duo ‘My Nu Leng‘ who have previously released on ‘LNUK’ & ‘Mindstep Music’, most notably with their Damp EP.

The Grid combines tight 4×4 beats, an a Eats Everything type vocal snippet with dubstep influenced synth lines and sub, whilst a perky mid 90’s hook occasionally threatens to force your hands in the air. Hips n’ Thighs continues the 4×4 dubstep synth relationship whilst injecting a little booty with the main vocal. Overall a really strong release with ‘The Grid’ being our personal pick.

My Nu Leng – The Grid / Hips n’ Thighs drops 12th Nov

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