PREMIERE: FIGHT CLVB deliver double-sided debut album, ‘RVMBLE IN THE JVNGLE’
For the past two-years, SAV and Mystero of FIGHT CLVB have industriously invested their time in an electronic endeavor that is now finally ready to land on streaming platforms, the duo’s debut album, RVMBLE IN THE JVNGLE. After getting their start in 2014, FIGHT CLVB fluidly engaged a variety of sonic aesthetics, ranging from dancehall to pop to bass, and in the midst of it all, managed to earn their status as key contributors to the development of the Moombahton genre.
The dynamism that has distinguished FIGHT CLVB’s sound reflects in RVMBLE IN THE JVNGLE’S double-sided format. The cuts that FIGHT CLVB deem decidedly radio friendly figure on Side A of the LP, while the inclusions primed for festival play comprise the album’s formidable finale on Side B. Together, both sides bring listeners a total of 12-tracks. Speaking to Dancing Astronaut on the new record, FIGHT CLVB explain,
“The first half of the album should transport you to a party on a secluded island somewhere in the far reaches of the world. The second half should drop you smack in the center of a crowded festival on the dark side of the same island. Here, you’ll find aggressive, percussive sonic frequencies running rampant throughout the night”F
As FIGHT CLVB’s first-ever longform outing, RVMBLE IN THE JVNGLE represents a musical milestone for the dance music duo, while simultaneously functioning as a retrospective nod to SAV and Mystero’s Caribbean and Latin roots. FIGHT CLVB describe the new collection as a body of work that draws inspiration from Major Lazer, as well as the dutch house sound that lies so closely to moombah sonics. FIGHT CLVB mingle these influences on RVMBLE IN THE JVNGLE and urbanize the sound that results to effect a distinctive style of music that sets their new LP apart.
“Growing up we would frequent dingy clubs in Queens, NY that would play dancehall, reggaetón, and hip-hop records throughout the night. This is our love letter to that time period, with a revisionist spin on it,” says SAV.–
RVMBLE IN THE JVNGLE is FIGHT CLVB’s formal sonic statement, thoughtfully formulated, and vibrantly bodied: the duo has worked hard for their biggest moment yet, now upping the ante with a creative re-envisioning of electronic music animation. RVMBLE IN THE JVNGLE will officially release on July 5 via FIGHT CLVB’s very own FIGHT FREE imprint. Until then, listeners can stream RVMBLE IN THE JVNGLE exclusively on Dancing Astronaut. Listen to the album below.