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SARANTIS 'ELECTRIC CITY'

Support from Kode 9, Toddla T, Rusko, Starkey, Excision, Dov, RSD, Dubbel Dutch, Warlock, Chrissy Murderbot ++

Buy the CD from us directly HERE and get fully mastered instrumental versions of the vocal tracks and two additional bonus tracks not available anywhere else.

Electric City is the new album from Sarantis out May 27th via Senseless Records. It takes it’s name from an imagined urban landscape caught somewhere between London and the dystopian sprawl imagined by John Carpenter, Warriors and other classic 80s sci-fi. The music takes audible cues from the soundtracks to those films; bold, raw synths and big drums reverberate but also a melting pot of musical styles ranging from motor city techno and electro funk through to cutting edge grime, bashment and footwork.

Vocal tracks come from Parly B (Mungo’s Hifi), South London’s rising grime star M.I.K. & Dialect, a renowned freestyle MC and regular guest on Westwood and 1Xtra.

Building on previous releases for Senseless, Black Acre and Chrissy Murderbot’s Loose Squares, on this LP Sarantis expands his sonic palette and allows all the inspiration and influence collected in the past half decade to breathe and expand. Starting out from his soundsystem roots in Leeds, UK, Sarantis has worked his way in to the record boxes of people like Skream, Brenmar, DMZ & Mary Anne Hobbs with a catalogue spanning six years and work with vocalists like Warrior Queen and Iration Steppas.

Mastered by Hue Jah Fink @ Binary Feeback, London
Artwork by Philth
Additional CD design by Vytis Gruzdys

ZEBRA KATZ 'DRKLNG' FT DEVILLE/LENKEMZ

Deville and Lenkemz both feature with productions on this new mixtape, as well as Busta Rhymes and a whole heap of other good producers. Stream it on the link above and don’t forget to cop last year’s Winter Titty Ep if you haven’t already..