UK producer MUZZ continues to push the limits of drum & bass with the announcement of his long-awaited debut album ‘The Promised Land’ — available to pre-save now.
More details about the album will follow in the coming weeks, but in the meantime he’s teasing us with one of the glorious singles, ‘Star Glide’. This monstrous track gives a taste of what’s to come: high production aesthetic, powerful vocals and songwriting, and intense energy.
Cammie Robinson takes on vocal duties, who also featured earlier this year on MUZZ’s ‘Higher Ground’ collab with Delta Heavy, and on other monsters from the likes of Flux Pavillion, DJ Phantasy and ORION. “I’d describe ‘Star Glide’ as really a full-bodied snapshot of the MUZZ sound – melodic but also heavy, mysterious, hard rock and even pop inspired” says the man himself. “My favourite part is the finale, it just goes absolutely brutal and Cammie’s vocal takes no prisoners.”
The cinematic intro recalls Hollywood sound design at its finest before we launch into Robinson’s glorious vocals. The energy builds through snarling synths, lush strings, meaty drums and raw guitar riffage, exploding into a classic soaring MUZZ rolling groove. The scintillating lead synth melody cuts through beautifully, contrasting perfectly against the rockier elements. Flecks of acoustic guitar poke through, as well as soft piano chords in the main breakdown, to provide delicate counterpoints to the hard-edged backbone of the track. And just when you thought it wasn’t possible, things get more epic still, with a half-time drop and even wilder guitar riffage. Sirens signal a warning to the dancefloor as the track reaches its crescendo.
Keep your eyes peeled for the big album announcement — and pre-save it now before getting stuck into this huge new anthem.
MUZZ is a producer and DJ renowned for the pulsating fusion of Drum & Bass and Industrial rock overlaid with orchestral arrangements and euphoric hooks. He has become one of the hottest go-to names for fierce, high octane music. He holds a unique power of bringing together both the drum & bass world and the wider electronic music into his devoted fanbase. Having released over 40 tracks and remixes and been nominated 4 years consecutively for Best DJ & Best Producer at the Drum and Bass Awards together with millions of YouTube views and millions of Spotify plays without any major playlisting, there is undoubtedly something for everyone, whether it be his energy-laced DJ sets or his stunning musical productions.