The fires of the NEUROPUNK FORGE alight once more with the arrival of the WARHEAD EP, the latest release from rising Russian duo DESPERSION on NEUROPUNK RECORDS. Established in 2017, the duo have seen previous releases on a variety of labels including Ignescent, 0101 and Kill Tomorrow, within which they have displayed their development of a style that blends complex melodic motifs with aggressive percussive and bassline sequences for a synthesis formed of these two often disparate sounds. Now making their NEUROPUNK RECORDS debut, DESPERSION deliver four tracks in this signature style to create the latest set of auditory weapons straight from the NEUROPUNK FORGE.
Opened by the minor chords and arpeggios of the title track of the same name, the WARHEAD EP quickly erupts with low end weight leavened by the interspersion of melodic reprisals of its opening theme. The deceptively named PEACE which follows provides a slice of scathing neurofunk marked by the tonalities of the distorted hornlike synth that blasts above its rapidly moving bassline. OFFENSIVE next delivers an explosive barrage of transient percussive impacts that fall with perfectly planned precision amongst the tracks chaotic upper atmosphere. Closing the EP is I NEED YOU NOW, which departs from the hard charging energy of its predecessors to deliver a flowing vocal cut emblematic of DESPERSION’s melodic abilities.
With the WARHEAD EP, DESPERSION deliver a dynamic debut on NEUROPUNK RECORDS, showing a deft ability to craft beautiful melodic sequences and works of utmost sonic aggression in equal measure, marking themselves as a duo to watch as they emerge from the NEUROPUNK FORGE.
Despersion (Decent & Snapper) – Russian duet from Moscow, formed in 2017 by Vladimir Decent and Alexander Lion (SLK). The guys have already established themselves as creators of melodic and at the same time aggressive vibrations, despite the fact that they are still at the very beginning of their creative activity as a musical project. Over the 18 months of existence, the guys have achieved some success in the work and received support from the leading Russian DnB producers in Russia. Since 2018, they have become participants in the loudest and most recognizable project about Drum and Bass music in the Russian Federation, the Neuropunk podcast, which, in turn, has already been loved by connoisseurs of the genre in all corners of the planet. Also, the guys are engaged in organizational activities, they have more than 500 organized events and performances in many cities of Russia and the CIS countries. Label releases: SLK Records, Ignessent Recordings, Respect Records