Black Acre: Yes! We can finally announce the debut album from @Commodo, ‘How What Time’.Here the master of mystery-crunk combines forces with the most wanted MC of 2016 @astarocks to drop his new single ‘Set It Straight’
"One of the UK underground’s best-regarded producers returns with his
debut album for Black Acre! Commodo experiments with a variety of
underground elements, with components of hip-hop, grime, dubstep, and
more in the mix.
Continuing to add a thoughtful touch to the
deeper ends of UK bass music, his album sees Commodo create deeply
meditative jams that harness a raw energy and sub-bass power. Made in
several different places in the UK, Turkey and Germany, 'How What Time’
sees Commodo fuse the UK’s raw and vibrant grime and hip-hop scene, as
heard in the fierce and murky soundscapes of Itchin with an
unmistakeable vocal from Trim. The album’s standout track Set It
Straight features Croydon’s fast-rising rapper-beatmaker Rocks FOE.
Commodo blends Madlib-style hip-hop beats with the fierce spirit of
When making his album he sought to strike a balance
between a sample-heavy, rap style sound palette and the energy of the
140bpm based music he’s always been a part of. From the tough bass
weight of his dancefloor-leaning productions to the tonally rich and
immersive qualities of the album’s more intricate tracks, How What Time
maintains a resounding freshness."
Working clips can be heard here: