Displayaz | Control The Event

Go To Artist Page

Recommended if You Like
Burial Dizzee Rascal Goldie

Album Links
Downstream Records Emusic GreatIndieMusic Tradebit MusicIsHere PayPlay Apple iTunes Bitmunk

More Artists From
UK - England - London

Other Genres You Will Love
Electronic: Drum 'n Bass/Jungle Electronic: Dubstep Moods: Type: Sonic
There are no items in your wishlist.

Control The Event

by Displayaz

"Control The Event" is an album that weaves together forms of drum n bass, dubstep and grimey beats and breaks with some deeper and darker journeys into the electronic substrata. A great introduction to the genres.
Genre: Electronic: Drum 'n Bass/Jungle
Release Date: 

We'll ship when it's back in stock

Order now and we'll ship when it's back in stock, or enter your email below to be notified when it's back in stock.
Sign up for the CD Baby Newsletter
Your email address will not be sold for any reason.
Continue Shopping
just a few left.
order now!
Buy 2 or more of this title and get 20% off
Share to Google +1

Tracks

Available as MP3, MP3 320, and FLAC files.

To listen to tracks you will need to either update your browser to a recent version or update your Flash plugin.

Sorry, there has been a problem playing the clip.

  song title
share
time
download
1. Intruder
Share this song!
X
4:58 $0.99
2. Dead And Buried
Share this song!
X
5:21 $0.99
3. Validation Of Sound
Share this song!
X
5:02 $0.99
4. Sunk With A Trace
Share this song!
X
5:19 $0.99
5. Absentia
Share this song!
X
5:31 $0.99
6. No Play For Free
Share this song!
X
5:38 $0.99
7. Both Your Hands Up
Share this song!
X
5:26 $0.99
8. Three Sixual
Share this song!
X
5:07 $0.99
9. So Being Together
Share this song!
X
4:14 $0.99
10. Risk And Reward
Share this song!
X
4:49 $0.99
11. Time To Pay
Share this song!
X
4:58 $0.99
12. Debt Of Destruction
Share this song!
X
4:30 $0.99
preview all songs

ABOUT THIS ALBUM


Album Notes
Displayaz is the guise of UK producer Damon Vallero and on this release he weaves together varying styles of drum n bass, dubstep and grimey urban breaks with some deeper and darker journeys into the electronic substrata. For the floor and the head, these tracks provide a cross genre trip to some surprising places. Having previously been involved in producing other styles of electronic music, this is Damon’s first move into the territory of drum n bass & dubstep, and marks a new direction for this London based producer. Already the CD has received airplay on BBC Radio One from Mary Anne Hobbs and is receiving very positive responses accross the board.


Reviews


to write a review

Textura

A thoroughly convincing foray into drum & bass and dubstep
Formerly involved in techno production, UK-based Damon Vallero (aka Displayaz) makes a thoroughly convincing foray into drum & bass and dubstep on Control The Event's dozen cuts. Though the hour-long collection is flawlessly executed, some of the drum & bass tracks don't radically stray from convention; “No Play For Free” certainly slams with authority and the jazzy groove of “Validation Of Sound” is impassioned, too, even if its blazing bass lines and doomsday vibe are by now a bit too familiar. Vallero wisely mixes it up by adding experimental and soulful elements to “Three Sixual” and “So Being Together,” respectively.

The dubstep cuts, on the other hand, impress more, to some degree perhaps because the genre's still fresh enough that its explorative potential hasn't yet been reigned in by convention. Atmospheric grime coats “Dead And Buried” but the tune sounds anything but lifeless; in fact, a rather uplifting mood pervades the piece as a wooden flute and string surges add warmth to the pulsating skip broiling below. Elsewhere, Burial fans will cotton to “Sunk With A Trace,” especially when its descending synth melody aligns Displayaz so closely to the Hyperdub artist's style, and “Both Your Hands Up” brings a light-footed funkiness to the proceedings. Listeners eager to introduce themselves to the genres could do a whole lot worse than Control The Event.