DJ Krust* ‎– Warhead (Steppa Mix) / Check Dis Out

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Warhead (Steppa Mix)
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BlueMoonWax

BlueMoonWax

November 19, 2016
referencing Warhead (Steppa Mix) / Check Dis Out, 12", V-025
Quite simply the definition of a true Drum & Bass roller. Don't know how Krust did it, such simplicity and very little variation but the sheer originality of samples used and the way they're put together has you hooked from the first Beat. It sounds like a combo of a few breaks but the one at the very start I don't think I've heard anywhere else and don't know where it's from. A favourite of Brockie, It's instantly recognisable in the mix and gets you excited because it builds so nicely and you know what's about to come in. Some trivia - A mate who had a class taught by Krust at uni told me the bassline was made by putting his fingers over some phono leads to get that buzzing sound.
C-Turner

C-Turner

January 30, 2016
referencing Warhead (Steppa Mix) / Check Dis Out, 12", V-025
For those of you that are qestioning the date, I had it on a white in Nov 97, and props to those of you that know the flip - check dis out, was dropping this back in 97 and my mc at the time used to roll the lyrics over it. Considering what is the main tune on this release, the flip is one of those 'B' sides that gets overlooked by far too many
ravd48

ravd48

November 18, 2014
referencing Warhead (Steppa Mix) / Check Dis Out, 12", V-025
dont forget the flip side "check dis out" , cained by a few less Dj's then the flip side but the intro, the beats and the drop and rollin bassline is a perfect combo for me, i always rewind it to hear the intro ... one of the best krust tunes made and a pleasure to mix with ...
recordmania4

recordmania4

November 3, 2014
referencing Warhead (Steppa Mix) / Check Dis Out, 12", V-025
one of the best dnb tunes ever made....
afn09

afn09

January 26, 2014
referencing Warhead (Steppa Mix) / Check Dis Out, 12", V-025
recently got into the flip side though too
afn09

afn09

January 26, 2014
referencing Warhead (Steppa Mix) / Check Dis Out, 12", V-025
one of the best dnb tunes ever made....heard it when i was 16, never stopped listening
thebuttonfreak

thebuttonfreak

August 25, 2013
referencing Warhead (Steppa Mix) / Check Dis Out, 12", V-025
Krust has an amazing understanding of simple disturbing basslines. That's what this track and any of the Krust tunes that really work is all about.
h4ndcrafted

h4ndcrafted

August 11, 2013
referencing Warhead (Steppa Mix) / Check Dis Out, 12", V-025

1997 ? are you sure, thought this was 96 or 95 ?
returnof4eva

returnof4eva

April 12, 2013
referencing Warhead (Steppa Mix) / Check Dis Out, 12", V-025

Jump up massive and jump up crew, every time we come its with the iya iya ooh. You know DJ Rap ripped up Hysteria with this, Trigga, Spyda, Bassman, Five-0, Juiceman. This tune will never ever die.
JohnnyMassacre

JohnnyMassacre

January 29, 2012
edited over 5 years ago
referencing Warhead (Steppa Mix) / Check Dis Out, 12", V-025
I know the world loves this classic track, but I first heard it in about 1999, and I thought it was basic. I know it sounds fat in a rave, because of the intro bass, but I don't get what the fuss is about to be honest. You can hardly compare it to something like Pulp Fiction or Mutant revisited. It does have quite a clever arrangement though.