To mark their 25th year as one of the most esteemed imprints in dance music, Hospital Records head deeper into 2021 with five more tracks on top of their groundbreaking selection of 25 brand new remixes, reworks, covers and VIPs of NHS classics, combining pinnacle Hospital figures and friends of the label for an all-encompassing celebration of drum & bass. ‘AFT25PARTY’ is an unmissable follow-up to the widely appraised ‘H25PITAL’ compilation released earlier this year, serving you with an extra dosage of fresh 174BPM sonics.
The long-awaited Caracal Project remix of Camo & Krooked’s ‘Set It Off’ featuring hip-hop legend Jeru The Damaja finally sees the light of day after being one of the most sought after drum & bass dubs of 2020. The France based producer’s futuristic sound design is a stark yet fitting contrast to the iconic flows of Jeru The Damaja where two sounds collide on this breathtaking remix.
Triple threat supergroup Kings Of The Rollers meet drum & bass titan S.P.Y once again but this time the tables are turned, with the trio remixing the old-school rave inspired ‘See Your Face Again’. Upping the tempo and injecting a sinister bassline, this remix is a force not to be reckoned with.
Lynx’s 2015 anthem ‘Clap Track’ gets a genre-bending spice up from Manchester’s very own Think Tonk. With the original being so large it landed a feature in the ‘Need For Speed’ game series, Think Tonk’s weighty interpretation sees pounding 808s, playful horns and bashment influences accumulate into an unstoppable stomper.
Stepping up for remix duties on Q-Project’s ‘Computer Love’ is Kessler. Hailing from Belfast but residing in Rotterdam, the dance music prodigy’s usual work can be found within the realms of garage and breaks. A frequent airwave sound supplier on the likes of Rinse FM, Beatport and Balamii, expect raw jungle choppage and a warped bassline sent from above.
Drum & bass heavyweight Villem is up next with a stunning rebuild of Peter Nice Trio’s ‘Harp Of Gold’, which was the first ever release on Hospital Records way back in 1996. Paying homage to the classic NHS loungecore style, Villem’s recreation of the track from the ground up features live harp re-recordings, beefed up drum breaks and silky smooth melodies.