Kemal + Rob Data / Kemal ‎– The Mummy / Bleed

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Kemal + Rob Data The Mummy 6:49
Kemal Bleed 7:13

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MARKVISIONARY

MARKVISIONARY

June 11, 2013
referencing The Mummy / Bleed, 12", NTV001
over 10 years old and still sounds fresh today a must have!!
novaszel

novaszel

May 17, 2008
referencing The Mummy / Bleed, 12", NTV001

Kemal's Bleed was a big massive favourite tune of mine back in the day, first heard on a promo mix done by the man himself, and it still sounds fantastic. Pretty minimalistic, overdriven and plain sinister stuff, simple yet dark - and it didn't aged a bit over the years. The other tune (done with Rob Data) Mummy is also worth checking, but my money is still on side AA. Definetely 5/5 - and it's a shame that Negative Recordings didn't last longer.
dav_12002

dav_12002

June 1, 2007
edited over 9 years ago
referencing The Mummy / Bleed, 12", NTV001

This is an extremely rare 12" and containing 2 huge cuts from two of the best producers of the late 90's.

The previous reviewer has done a superb job in describing the job & i must say that 'The Mummy' is just a superb tune which sounds amazing today & puts many producers of today to shame. It is a nice techy roller which just rolls & rolls.
The flip 'Bleed' is a growling techy bass number which perfects the sound of techy drum & bass in the 90's. This tune has influenced many recent top producers & certainly 'Phace' who have used this tune to perfect their sound.

Lastly i picked this up for £3 in a boot sale recently! Can't believe my luck!!

December 5, 2006
edited over 10 years ago
referencing The Mummy / Bleed, 12", NTV001
Another 12" cementing why Kemal & Rob are highly revered amongst fans of the techy sound in drum and bass. This is the first release on the pairs' short-lived (but widely acclaimed, and highly sought after) Negative label. A side "The Mummy" is a percussion driven, middle-eastern infused roller. Perfectly balanced, it's groove and heavy suspense work you without smacking you head on.
On the flip is Kemal's solo offering "Bleed". Growling acid stabs, cavernous bass, and seriously disturbing cackles accompany a guttural main drum loop which switches up in all the right places.
Essential listening.