To celebrate the first release on Grooverider’s Prototype Recordings in over a decade, Drumsound & Bassline Smith hit us with a road trip playlist that merges perfectly with the vibe of their double A-side single for the legendary imprint. From a VIP re-lick of their already epic “The Odyssey” on through to the new-school killer known as “The Illiad,” Drumsound & Bassline Smith live up to their promise to always bring the epic dancefloor vibes sure to have the heads climbing up the walls all summer long.
The single hits the streets exclusively through Beatport on May 26 so lock your preorder in here and check the following classic cuts designed to prep you for your own legendary road tripping journey with the squad in the months to come.
Donald Byrd “Wind Parade” (Blue Note, 1975)
“A fusion of jazz and soul at its best and one of Donald’s finest moments. It’s been a great road companion for many years with lots of miles still left on the clock!”
Rotary Connection “I Am the Blackgold of the Sun” (Chess, 1971)
“This classic tune by Rotary Connection is just so, so good. Uber chilled and groovy, perfect for long road trips.”
The Chemical Brothers “The Test” (Freestyle Dust, 2002)
“A go-to track for whenever I’m on the road. An epic vibe, matching those stunning sunrises after those late-night drives.”
William Orbit “Water From a Vine Leaf” (Guerilla, 1993)
“This one oozes nostalgia; it’s both uplifting and deep, taking your journey to a whole new level.”
Noisia “Motion Blur” (Vision, 2016)
“Can’t stop playing this one. It delivers on all levels: it’s infectious rhythm and details sound design make it the perfect track for those long journeys with this one. Play, rewind, repeat!”