PRE-ORDER: Suburban Architecture – Architecture Dub #004

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Suburban Architecture are pleased to announce the fourth in their ‘Architecture Dubs’ series of limited edition 10″ vinyl releases, which sees some of the most revered names active during the mid 90s golden era of Drum & Bass deliver remixes of Suburban Architecture material in homage to that most innovative of periods.

Following on from the now sold out release of Architecture Dub #001 (featuring remixes from Peshay and DJ Trax), #002 (featuring Blame and DJ Trace), and #003 (featuring Nookie and DJ Crystl), edition #004 enlists two further legendary names to put their stamp on the duo’s material.

Ray Keith is a DJ and producer who requires little introduction. From his beginnings in the Acid House scene of the late 80s through to the present day via Hardcore and, of course, Jungle, Ray’s output has been a steady presence in UK dance music for over 3 decades. From manning the counters of legendary record stores including London’s infamous Black Market Records to masterminding bonafide dancefloor hits such as ‘Terrorist’ and ‘Dark Soldier’, Ray has touched every corner of the scene. For this remix, Ray brings some of his trademark Dread flavour to ‘The Drifter’ injecting some tough Amen and Bassline energy to the track.

DJ Harmony is another DJ who cut his teeth behind the counters of some of the scene’s pivotal record stores, having worked in Lucky Spin and Section 5, while releasing music on some of the most important imprints in the genre, notably including Moving Shadow. Today Harmony is best known as the driving force behind the brilliant Deep Jungle imprint which delivers classic, new and unreleased music from Jungle’s heaviest hitters. Recent releases have come from names including Adam F, Dilinja, DJ Trace and, of course, Harmony himself. Harmony’s remix of ‘The Believer’ takes cues from classic Jungle with a half time break down, giving way to a smashing Amen workout accompanied by the rousing vocal refrain of the original.

Pressed on 10″ vinyl and housed in brown Kraft paper sleeves, the series makes visual reference to the exclusive dubplate pressings which introduced so many classic cuts to the UK’s dancefloors in the 90s.