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VON D - Over / Chalice Overdubs (7")

Catalog Number: ZAMZAM58

Label: Zam Zam Sounds

Format: Vinyl

Artist: VON D

Release Type: Single

Genre: Bass Music / Dubstep / Garage, Recommendations, Reggae,

Availability: In stock


VON D - Over / Chalice Overdubs (7")

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2017 was a serious year for Von D, with releases on a number of great labels including our long-format imprint Khaliphonic, plus Amar, Moonshine, Lion Charge and more. For ZamZam, Von D has delivered “Over” -- a brooding, burning 140 anthem providing serious heat as we head into the dark winter months.

“Over” features a powerful half-time reggae riddim built from Von D’s signature warm, enveloping bass and restrained but powerful drums. Tambourine and guiro add flavor while the snares slap, and Meekman’s kete drum rocks throughout, adding a swing and live feeling missing from many contemporary in-the-box sound system tunes. Melodica and synth skank in unison, underpinning a dizzying spread of analog signals & sonics.

With reality lyrics straight from Kingston JA courtesy of Shamarie Kamar Bogle AKA Digital Sham, the tune is brought to a boil with heady verbal vapors on poverty, struggle, corruption, daily stresses caused by the political shitstem, and the inevitable end of the wickedness that is so prevalent in these times.

The dub version spools out the echoes and forwards the kete drum in fine style, displaying brilliant filter-sweep moves and reverbs so luscious the space they define seems to breathe. “Chalice Overdubs” also features gorgeous guitar work starting halfway through, adding another melodic, rhythmic and textural element for much more than a simple version.

Mastered by Sam at Precise

a. Von D ft Digital Sham - Over

b. Von D - Chalice Dubs

Additional Information

Artist VON D
Label Zam Zam Sounds
Format Vinyl
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