Skull Disco

Skull Disco

Profile:
Dubstep label ran by Shackleton and Appleblim. Operated from 2005 to 2008.
Contact Info:
info@skulldisco.com
Sites:
[l45565]

Label


Cat#  Artist Title (Format) Label Cat#  Country Year
#106/N°15 Groove #106/N°15  album cover Various Groove #106/N°15(CD, Comp) Groove #106/N°15 Germany 2007 Sell This Version
sc55 Shortwave / You Bring Me Down (Remixes)  album cover Shackleton Shortwave / You Bring Me Down (Remixes)(12") ~scape sc55 Germany 2008 Sell This Version
sc57cd Round Black Ghosts 2  album cover Various Round Black Ghosts 2(CD, Comp) ~scape, ~scape sc57cd Germany 2009 Sell This Version
SKULL001 I Am Animal / Mystikal Warrior  album cover Shackleton / Appleblim Shackleton / Appleblim - I Am Animal / Mystikal Warrior SKULL001 UK 2005 Sell This Version
SKULL 002 Majestic Visions  album cover Shackleton / Appleblim Shackleton / Appleblim - Majestic Visions(12") Skull Disco SKULL 002 UK 2006 Sell This Version
SKULL003 Soundboy's Nuts Get Ground Up Proper E.P.  album cover Shackleton Soundboy's Nuts Get Ground Up Proper E.P. (EP) SKULL003 UK 2006 Sell This Version
SKULL:04 Soundboy's Bones Get Buried In The Dirt Volume 1  album cover Shackleton & Gatekeeper (2) Shackleton & Gatekeeper (2) - Soundboy's Bones Get Buried In The Dirt Volume 1 SKULL:04 UK 2006 Sell This Version
SKULL:05 Soundboy's Bones Get Buried In The Dirt Volume 2  album cover Appleblim & Shackleton Appleblim & Shackleton - Soundboy's Bones Get Buried In The Dirt Volume 2 SKULL:05 UK 2006 Sell This Version
SKULL:06 Soundboy's Ashes Get Chopped Out And Snorted  album cover Appleblim / Shackleton Appleblim / Shackleton - Soundboy's Ashes Get Chopped Out And Snorted(12") Skull Disco SKULL:06 UK 2007 Sell This Version
SKULL 007 Blood On My Hands (Ricardo Villalobos' Apocalypso Now Mix)  album cover Shackleton Blood On My Hands (Ricardo Villalobos' Apocalypso Now Mix) (EP) SKULL 007 UK 2007 Sell This Version
SKULL:08 Soundboy's Ashes Get Hacked Up And Spat Out In Disgust EP  album cover Appleblim And Peverelist Appleblim And Peverelist - Soundboy's Ashes Get Hacked Up And Spat Out In Disgust EP(12", EP) Skull Disco SKULL:08 UK 2008 Sell This Version
SKULL 09 Death Is Not Final  album cover Shackleton Death Is Not Final SKULL 09 UK 2008 Sell This Version
SKULL:010 Soundboy's Suicide Note  album cover Shackleton Soundboy's Suicide Note SKULL:010 UK 2008 Sell This Version
Skull CD 1 Soundboy Punishments  album cover Various Soundboy Punishments (Comp) Skull CD 1 UK 2007 Sell This Version
Skull CD 2 Soundboy's Gravestone Gets Desecrated By Vandals  album cover Various Soundboy's Gravestone Gets Desecrated By Vandals(2xCD, Comp) Skull Disco Skull CD 2 UK 2008 Sell This Version
SKULL RMX 001 Soundboy’s Gravestone Gets Desecrated By Vandals  album cover Various Soundboy’s Gravestone Gets Desecrated By Vandals SKULL RMX 001 UK 2008 Sell This Version

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BalterOne

BalterOne

March 16, 2016
edited over 3 years ago
Great experimental dubstep label similar to Hotflush Recordings. Contained in the 3 years and dozen or so of releases constituting the inspiration for what would be briefly termed 'post dubstep' soon after the label's demise with a bevy of sounds breaking free from dubstep's usual 2-step drum pattern and incorporating tribal rhythms and occasional 4/4 beats.

While not having used either of these things for the first time within dubstep, the output of Shackleton, Appleblim, and friends would go on to popularise a preference for deep and rolling tracks without unnecessary frills such as mid-range bass. Setting the stage for Kryptic Minds and Kaiju to soon after popularise their famous 'dungeon dub' sound.

Skull Disco made little noticeable impact until well after their demise, with many of their contemporise such as Scuba, Martyn, 2652, Pinch, and Joy Orbson seeming to take note. And have influenced later artists such as Paleman, Boddika, Mumdance, Ipman, Jack Sparrow, and many others.

Shackleton continues to produce music and preform. As does Appleblim, who has since started their own label with a similar focus on boundary-pushing dubstep, Apple Pips.
Cburnette23

Cburnette23

September 17, 2015
quite the masterful 'collection'. So probe, bruh.
n0m0re

n0m0re

April 7, 2012
Yet again a page that doesn't have a review but needs one. No question about it the best dubstep label there ever was. It's a shame that it no longer exists, but that is kind of a universal rule that all good things must come and go. I admit that I never bought any of the 12 inch releases since I don't use vinyl, but I do have the digital versions of the compilations; and I can tell that the stuff coming out of this label is from another universe. Even though Skull Disco may no longer be around, I still follow all the new and good stuff that Appleblim and Shackleton release these days.