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Review: Barely Alive’s Internet Streets
Date Released: May 26th, 2014
Firepower Records & Disciple Recordings
By Lee Underwood
Have you checked out Barely Alive’s EP Internet Streetsyet? It’s so heavy, so thick with bass, that when they dropped it last week the sonic boom was recorded on seismographs across the planet. We’ve seen this before… Barely Alive was caught red-handed murdering the Beatport top ten this past year with multiple number one tracks. Ever since then, they’ve had countless anxious bass-heads eagerly refreshing the young duo’s Youtube page for the next fresh dose of what they’re offering. If you’ve been keeping up with the moves William Watkins and Matthew Meier are making you knew they’d be coming back in full force with something mental…and they have. This four-track EP harnesses all kinds of nasty, from the slick lyrical swordplay of Messinian on “Cyber Bully”, to their surgical precision on their collaboration “Candy Kids”, with Firepower head-honcho, Datsik. It’s not often an EP comes out where each track fits perfectly on a festival play list. Barely Alive has upped everybody’s game with this, daring fans to fuck with their sound and forcing DJs to design sets around their tracks and not the other way around. With a North American tour scheduled and spot on the coveted APA talent Agency roster, domination is inevitable for these young stars. Barely Alive has got some serious Firepower.
Stream their EP here (https://soundcloud.com/firepowerrecs/sets/barely-alive-internet-streets), and get in on this.
The complete track listing for Internet Streets from Barely Alive is as follows:
Barely Alive – “Cyber Bully” (Ft. Messinian)
Barely Alive – “Rifle Blow Kiss” (Ft. Soultrain)
Barely Alive & Datsik – “Candy Kids”
Barely Alive – “Cyber Bully” (The Frim Remix)
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