Skream goes warehouse techno: ‘It’s not for the faint-hearted’
Skream’s musical evolution has spanned more genres than you can count on a single hand. Originally a UK dubstep pioneer, Skream quickly became disenchanted with the scene, opting for disco and garage rhythms in favor of the ‘brostep’-ridden sound he’d helped pave the way for. Nowadays, Oliver Jones can be found pushing the harder sounds of techno. His new track “Littler,” for instance, is a 130 BPM monster with bangin’ rides and a sequenced lead. It’s a full on warehouse techno affair, and as he notes on his SoundCloud, “it’s not for the faint-hearted.”
Skream further said of the direction: “Been working on a few warehouse techno things inspired by people like SP-X, Mark Broom, Len Faki etc.” It’s an exciting development in the never-ending saga of the UK producer — one that will hopefully yield similar releases in the near future, especially with an impending album due out on Crosstown Rebels later this year.