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Top Ten Hardcore Tunes selected by Hostage

Our fourth wearable release, featuring music from Hostage is dropping very soon.  The four tracks on this EP, and the graphics that accompany the music by SPZero76, are influenced by 90s hardcore.  To get you in the mood we asked Hostage to pick his ten favourite tracks...

1.  Bass Selective - Blow Out

Uplifting piano roller with an ecstatic vocal! Classic.

2. Gordon Edge - Compnded

Pumping stuff with one of the best riffs!

3. Jem 77 - Never Felt This Way

Such energy in this one. Lose your marbles at the riff at 2:40

4. Mystery Man - DJ Business

Difficult to listen to this one without doing MC Evenson (Ratpack) impressions!

5. Noise Factory - Set Me Free

Total rusher - this one's a percy!

6. D-Force - Original Bad Boy

Skitzo dark/light ruff stuff! Proper nutty.

7. Neuromancer - Pennywise

Epic, ruff, heavy, atmospheric, it's got it all.

8. Krome & Time - This Sound Is For The Underground

So full of originality and character. Twisted stuff.

9. Macka Brown - Go Down Baby

The faded ghosts of well played pirate radio tapes..smooth..then ruff. 

10. Nookie - The Sound Of Music

A classic! Uplifting yet heavy.

Honourable mention goes to:  Tronik House (Grooverider Remix)

The first 12" I bought. Sounded insanely tough and exciting to me.

The Fluxx EP by Hostage drops as a wearable release in stores and on our website on February 8th

Andy McAllister