Calibre needs no introduction. The Northern Irishman has been responsible for some of the most beautiful tracks in drum & bass to date and continues to drop jaws worldwide with his sublime and sultry productions.
From his first full-length LP on Creative Source to ‘Shelflife 5’, his latest offering on his own label Signature, his sound has progressed taking in elements of jazz, funk, dub, and techno but lost none of its soul. His influence on drum & bass has been profound yet Calibre continues to evolve as an artist, exploring new techniques and styles in his music.
After delivering ‘Shelflife 5’ which featured unreleased dubplates from his archives and two collaborations with DRS and the late producer Marcus Intalex, Calibre is back with two sublime releases on Digital’s Function Records.
Jet Li & Calibre come from opposite ends of Ireland. Having played alongside each other over the years in Ireland & Europe, their mutual appreciation led to them collaborating in 2016, ending in their first release together. Calibre and Jet Li have teamed up again to deliver two sublime releases on Digital’s label.
“Push Through It” is an immaculate string affair with that classic Signature poignancy while “Trees In The Wind” echoes with a marbled synth texture, sudden flickers of piano and yearning guitar twangs. A match made in soulful roller heaven.
Grab a copy of the releases here.