Krome & Time ‎– This Sound Is For The Underground / Manic Stampede

Suburban Base Records ‎– SUBBASE 11, Suburban Base Records ‎– SUBBASE 011
Vinyl, 12", 45 RPM

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Track A samples:
Vocal from Hijack - The Contract

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 5 022765 432112 >
  • Matrix / Runout (A side): SUB BASE-11-A1
  • Matrix / Runout (B side): SUB BASE-11-AA1

Other Versions (5 of 9) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
SUBBASE 011R Krome & Time This Sound Is For The Underground: Remixes(2xFile, WAV) Suburban Base Records SUBBASE 011R UK 2014
SUBBASE 11 Krome & Time This Sound Is For The Underground / Manic Stampede(2xFile, WAV, RE) Suburban Base Records SUBBASE 11 UK Unknown
SUBBASE 11 Krome & Time This Sound Is For The Underground / Manic Stampede(2xFile, MP3, RE, 320) Suburban Base Records SUBBASE 11 UK Unknown
SUBBASE 11 Krome & Time This Sound Is For The Underground / Manic Stampede(12", Promo) Suburban Base Records SUBBASE 11 UK 1992 Sell This Version
SUB BASE 11R Krome & Time Remixes(12", Promo, Sta) Suburban Base Records SUB BASE 11R UK 1992 Sell This Version


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July 8, 2018
A heavy wild hardcore track with the mother of all drops/kicks. Used to send masses of people crazy back in the day.

Big keys & chords, one snappy beat and key sample use - 'This Sound Is For The Underground'.

Up there with the other summer 1992 big hitters... Bombscare, Hurt You So, Edge 1, Dub War etc.


January 22, 2018
Favorite release on SUBBASE hands down! So many to choose from, but this one just keeps doing it =)


May 17, 2016
edited over 2 years ago

This is the best release from the excellent Suburban Base and one of the best hardcore vinyl ever made. Both tunes are perfection.


July 21, 2015
nadien por aqui que hable español


August 25, 2013
Did you know that 'This Sound Is For The Underground' is sampled from the 3 Knights 'Burial Proceedings In The Coarse Of 3 Knights' (Music Of Life) as many Hardcore Rave tracks at the time sampled UK Hip Hop


January 5, 2011
When you get that little melody change on the main riff I still get a stiffy. Genius record.


May 10, 2008
Probably the best tune of 1992. Manic Stampede is an A-side tune too, something magical about the nutty, squirly synths (words often fail me :D), but there's something slightly lacking. It might be the b-line, which seems perhaps too hard and repetetive, i can't quite figure it out. Perhaps it's just being dwarfed by the flip. Even so, still a fantastic tune.

But the A-side..Jesus Christ.. it's goosepimple time! The continuity of this track is flawless! Utterley rude, right from the very start to the very end and unlike most heavy , full on tunes, theres no headache second time around - you can listen to it over and over again (I remember one party where it got 6 or 7 rewinds, with ppl screaming "AGAIN, AGAIN!" ).

Not one single ounce short of LEGENDARY



October 21, 2007

I can't believe no-one has written a review for this yet. "This Sound Is For The Underground" is probably the single greatest hardcore tune ever. I wish I had something clever to say about this release, except that from the distinctive bassline to the hands in the air strings, it's one of those tunes that keeps on pumping all the way to the label. On the flipside is the awesome "Manic Stampede" with the 'She keeps on running' sample, another tune that never tires, although for my money the remix of this particular track is far superior.