Today we premiere a track from dance music royalty, Dubfire. With a career spanning over 3 decades, the DJ and producer has won respect of dance music fans and colleagues all over the globe, known for producing a deep and dubby techno sound. Dubfire returns to his routes on ‘CHLLNGR 1.2’ as he supplies sunrise dub techno locked groove.
Dubfire is known across the globe for his work across a multitude of genres spanning across house, techno, progressive, trance and more, creating a one of the most exceptional careers in modern dance muisc. Some of his most remarkable work came as half of the Grammy award (2001) winning duo Deep Dish, before embarking on a truly groundbreaking solo career in 2007, Dubfire has a career filled with timeless tracks include his early works ‘Ribcage’, ‘Emissions, ‘Roadkill’ and the highly acclaimed ‘Exit’ with Kiss Kitten. Collaborative work highlights include Luke Slater, Moscoman, Oliver Huntemann, Chris Liebing, Tiga and co-producing two tracks on the legendary Underworld’s ‘Barking’ album.
This year he finally releases his debut album ‘EVOLV’. An 11-track visionary into the mind of Dubfire to be released on his long-standing label SCI+TEC. EVOLV’s concept? The journey of the ‘hybrid’ being and its evolution since its first appearance in 2015, as part of his two-year World tour following the release of his retrospective release ‘A Decade Of Dubfire’.
‘CHALLNGR 1.1’ is perhaps the most contemporary track on the album. Dubfire picks up the rhythm for a full-on dancefloor focused track. It’s no-nonsense techno at its best, with heaps of pure energy. Two versions appear on the album, ‘CHALLNGR 1.2’ retains the BPM but reigns in the percussion with a snappier approach and a more euphoric warped effect.
You can pre-order the full release here.