Netsky & Rudimental - Blend (feat. Afronaut Zu)
Following on from his widely celebrated return to drum & bass and Hospital Records, dance music icon Netsky teams up with multi-Brit award winning powerhouse Rudimental on new single ‘Blend’, released globally on October 2nd 2020. Over the years Netsky’s contribution to electronic music has been vast, and he’s been consistent in his approach to collaborations, having worked with heavyweights such as Emeli Sande, Beth Ditto, Bazzi and Aloe Blacc amongst many others. This rebirth sees him team up with hitmakers Rudimental and their official vocalist Afronaut Zu. The result of this colossal joint force is ‘Blend’, which sees groove filled vocals rolled out alongside a slick bassline, vibrant trumpets, Netsky’s feel-good melodies, and Rudimental’s signature uplifting style. With the music doing the talking, it’s clear that Netsky’s return to drum & bass has rippled throughout the world of electronic music and beyond. ‘I See The Future In Your Eyes’, his first drum & bass record in five years, received widespread support from respected industry tastemakers including Annie Mac, Zane Lowe, Nick Grimshaw, MistaJam, Rene LaVice, Hybrid Minds, Alice Levine and even New Zealand’s Prime Minister Jacinda Arden. With ‘Mixed Emotions (feat. Montell2099)’ as a follow up, and news of the album release, Netsky is giving a clear indication of what’s yet to come and this is shaping up to be one of the most exciting projects drum & bass has seen for some time. A truly iconic artist for all manner of drum & bass fanatics across the globe, the unprecedented way that Netsky’s music resonates with audiences has never been matched. Having elevated himself to legendary status through tracks such as Pirate Bay, Iron Heart, Come Alive, Rio, Puppy, I Refuse and Drawing Straws, he released 2 D+B LPs during his tenure at Hospital Records and has remixed the likes of Ed Sheeran, Rusko, Jessie J, Plan B, Dua Lipa, Swedish House Mafia and countless more. Brace yourself for an astonishing album and a formidable showcase of Netsky’s sonic prowess.
Released 2nd October 2020 on Hospital Records.