Bad / Get Out The Way
by The Bug

— Released 17th November 2017

Continuing his style of big hittin’ double headers - begun last year with the D Double E / Riko Dan face-off, ‘Box’ / ‘Iceman’ - The Bug has invited Flowdan, and Killa P & Irah to get grimey on their respective Riddims.

'Bad’ sees both Flowdan and The Bug stretching their parameters and turning up the heat, with Flowdan summoning a fresh singjay style, the most glaring indication of his fam's Jamaican roots as he echoes Cham's classic 'Ghetto Story' with his intimate tal...

Continuing his style of big hittin’ double headers - begun last year with the D Double E / Riko Dan face-off, ‘Box’ / ‘Iceman’ - The Bug has invited Flowdan, and Killa P & Irah to get grimey on their respective Riddims.

'Bad’ sees both Flowdan and The Bug stretching their parameters and turning up the heat, with Flowdan summoning a fresh singjay style, the most glaring indication of his fam's Jamaican roots as he echoes Cham's classic 'Ghetto Story' with his intimate tale of growing up in "East London". The Bug also unusually constructed the whole Riddim from the manipulated layering of a single Soviet drum machine, tweaked and drenched in FX til' it rumbled heavily. No other components were used in the making of this backing track. No basslines applied. Vox and beatbox only. As simple and effective as it gets.

'Get Out The Way' is the first collab The Bug has conducted with Killa P since the mighty ‘Skeng’, with Killa additionally inviting Irah, from his Killaz Army crew, along for the ride. Built on The Bug's love of the Junglist / Dillinja inspired Reese bassline, it's a saw tooth exercise in dancefloor destruction, as the two MCs get lethal with the threats and intimidation.

Both tracks are already receiving some heavy dubplate slayin', with the likes of Mala, Kahn, Spooky, Pinch and Mumdance all smashing them in their sets. ‘Bad’ has already been chosen by Elijah (of Elijah & Skilliam / Butterz) as one of his Grime tunes of the year.

Bad / Get Out The Way
by The Bug

— Released 17th November 2017

Physical

12" (ZEN12477)

180g heavyweight black vinyl. Reverse board 12” sleeve with 3mm spine and red paper inner. Artwork by Simon Fowler.

Please note: 12" begins shipping on December 8th (December 15th for US orders).

 

Digital

MP3 (ZENDNLS477)
£2.40
 
16-bit WAV (ZENDNLS477W)
£3.40
 

Physical

Digital

12" (ZEN12477)

180g heavyweight black vinyl. Reverse board 12” sleeve with 3mm spine and red paper inner. Artwork by Simon Fowler.

Please note: 12" begins shipping on December 8th (December 15th for US orders).

MP3 (ZENDNLS477)
£2.40
16-bit WAV (ZENDNLS477W)
£3.40

Tracklist

  • 12"
  • MP3
  • 16-bit WAV
  1. 1
    Bad  (featuring Flowdan)
  2. 2
    Bad Riddim
  3. 3
    Get Out The Way  (featuring Killa P and Irah)
  4. 4
    Get Riddim
  5.  
    Play All (4)
  1. 1
    Bad  (featuring Flowdan)
  2. 2
    Bad Riddim
  3. 3
    Get Out The Way  (featuring Killa P and Irah)
  4. 4
    Get Riddim
  5.  
    Play All (4)
  1. 1
    Bad  (featuring Flowdan)
  2. 2
    Bad Riddim
  3. 3
    Get Out The Way  (featuring Killa P and Irah)
  4. 4
    Get Riddim
  5.  
    Play All (4)

Continuing his style of big hittin’ double headers - begun last year with the D Double E / Riko Dan face-off, ‘Box’ / ‘Iceman’ - The Bug has invited Flowdan, and Killa P & Irah to get grimey on their respective Riddims.

'Bad’ sees both Flowdan and The Bug stretching their parameters and turning up the heat, with Flowdan summoning a fresh singjay style, the most glaring indication of his fam's Jamaican roots as he echoes Cham's classic 'Ghetto Story' with his intimate tal...

Continuing his style of big hittin’ double headers - begun last year with the D Double E / Riko Dan face-off, ‘Box’ / ‘Iceman’ - The Bug has invited Flowdan, and Killa P & Irah to get grimey on their respective Riddims.

'Bad’ sees both Flowdan and The Bug stretching their parameters and turning up the heat, with Flowdan summoning a fresh singjay style, the most glaring indication of his fam's Jamaican roots as he echoes Cham's classic 'Ghetto Story' with his intimate tale of growing up in "East London". The Bug also unusually constructed the whole Riddim from the manipulated layering of a single Soviet drum machine, tweaked and drenched in FX til' it rumbled heavily. No other components were used in the making of this backing track. No basslines applied. Vox and beatbox only. As simple and effective as it gets.

'Get Out The Way' is the first collab The Bug has conducted with Killa P since the mighty ‘Skeng’, with Killa additionally inviting Irah, from his Killaz Army crew, along for the ride. Built on The Bug's love of the Junglist / Dillinja inspired Reese bassline, it's a saw tooth exercise in dancefloor destruction, as the two MCs get lethal with the threats and intimidation.

Both tracks are already receiving some heavy dubplate slayin', with the likes of Mala, Kahn, Spooky, Pinch and Mumdance all smashing them in their sets. ‘Bad’ has already been chosen by Elijah (of Elijah & Skilliam / Butterz) as one of his Grime tunes of the year.