- Whiplash (Incl. Tuff City Kids Remixes)
20:20 Vision | 03.08.2015
PBR Streetgang are back in business, their next EP drops titles ‘Whiplash’. Its on the lads resident 20:20 vision label, and backed up with remixes from Gerd Janson & Phillip Lauer’s and Tuff City Kids. ‘Whiplash’ drops at the start of August, just in time for the middle of the summer season.
Bonar Bradberry and Thom Thorpe aka PBR Streetgang have been busy already over the summer months with a residency at Space Ibiza’s We Love. Release wise the lads have put out material on Hot Creations, Futureboogie, Wolf Music and of course 20:20 Vision. PBR Streetgang last 20:20 vision release came way in 2012 ‘At Dez’.
Kicking off the release is title cut ‘Whiplash’ and in typical Streetgang style we’re treated to a raw, energy-fuelled workout built around upfront swinging rhythms, a tom-driven bass hook and sporadic stab sequences laid over seven minutes with a subtly unfolding dynamic. Following is ‘Return To Page One’ which drops the tempo and lays the focus on a low-slung rhythmic drive while sub bass hooks, soaring vocal murmurs and retro synth licks instill a soul-laden, retro house vibe to the composition.
On the flip side we have two interpretations of ‘Return To Page One’ from Tuff City Kids, the first of which, the ‘Disco Mix’, as the name would suggest lays its focus on bubbling arpeggio bass hooks, floaty dubbed out synth stabs and Balearic piano lines. The package is then rounded off with the ‘Electro Mix’ sticking a vintage synth and drum machine edge on things with broken 808 beats, growling square wave bass tones and processed loops of the original mixes vocal chops and melodies.
- PBR Streetgang - Whiplash (Original Mix)
- PBR Streetgang - Return To Page One (Original Mix)
- PBR Streetgang - Return To Page One (Tuff City Kids Disco Mix)
- PBR Streetgang - Return To Page One (Tuff City Kids Electro Mix)