Let There Be Drums

From JD Switch “Originally released on tape on November 16th 2021. This was the 9th in a series of ten tapes. www.discogs.com/label/2136430-Optimo-Music-Tapes

Side 1 is subtitled “Let There Be Percussion” and is a celebration of all things percussive. It is very much a mixed mix but is all music played by humans. It ranges from meditative German forest music to industrial funk fuelled tribal freak outs.

Side 2 is subtitled “Let There Be Breaks” and is a mixed mix of drum heavy, syncopated music, much of of which was originally played by humans and then sampled. It ends in an explosion of breakbeats and early 90s UK Hardcore.

I’ve been experimenting with how to make the series of mixes, that originally came out on tape in 2021, available. They have been so well received and have raised over £2000 for the food bank, so I thought I’d try making a few more / pay what you want releases. Any money raised will be donated to Glasgow North West Foodbank who I have a long standing relationship with. Thanks!


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