Bassrush Records and Insomniac Records join forces to release a massive LP from returning UK DJ and producer, Conrank. The Big Smoke Beat Tape is an eight-track collection that displays Conrank’s genre-defying background and ability to merge melodic yet frantic sounds from grime to dubstep to west coast bass and beyond. His innovative style champions a forward-thinking approach, with The Big Smoke Beat Tape serving as a prime example of each label’s unrivaled roster of talent.
Conrank initially emerged on the scene as a beat boxer in London, and after touring Europe with a fellow beat-boxer, he found himself producing tracks. Conrank joins the Bassrush and Insomniac Records crew having amassed an impressive background of work with major acts like G Jones, Bleep Bloop, Yheti and DJ Shadow. After spending years as a globe-trotting musician, including an eight-year residency in Shanghai, Conrank settled in Los Angeles, CA earlier this year. His repertoire includes releases on Saturate Records, Wakaan and Circus Records, as well as a pivotal performance alongside Skrillex on the OWSLA hosted “Boiler Room-Asia” in 2016. The Big Smoke Beat Tape comes as a second release on Bassrush Records, having dropped his four-track EP, 4 Letter Future, in March 2017.
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