BETA046 - Vice City - Fake EP

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Beta Recordings is proud to introduce Vice City, two euphoria connoisseurs and rhythm aficionados dedicated to creating the most uplifting drum & bass known to man.

Leaving years of European club devastation in their wake under their previous guises (which, for now, will remain anonymous), the UK duo are launching with a crisp, spine-melting salvo that will leave you under no illusions of their big league abilities.

Their heady mission statement ignites with a blast of elated keys before dropping into a breath-taking drop where the vocal soars and bassline roars in total early 90s unity. Further on a series of sharp punctuated stabs rise and rise with teasing tightness, creating that crucial dark/light balance that will drive every floor into a frenzy. Trust us… ‘Fake’ is for real!

‘I’m Free’ builds on this evangelistic foundation with a timeless jam that taps deep into rave’s richest heritage. Bouncing on a bed of breezy synths, elevating chords and teasing arpeggio, the pair reference one of hardcore’s most distinctive hooks with the power of an everlasting nuclear glo-stick.

Finally ‘Without You’ brings us to a fittingly explosive EP climax. Graced with the honeyed tones of Ronny Blue, here we find Vice City thrusting forth with a gutsy, razor-worm bassline and an array of lazer-lashing synth leads. Complete with a breakdown of tight string strums and rapturous second drop, it’s the perfect way to end one of the most emphatic, accomplished debut D&B singles you’ll hear all summer.

Firing fusions of electronic music’s most alluring and enduring elements, Vice City have opened for business… And this is just the beginning!


1. Fake

2. I’m Free

3. Without You ft. Rony Blue

4. Fake (Radio Mix)

5. Without You (Radio Mix)

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