This month’s Keep Watch Mix comes courtesy of our hometown bass warrior AC Slater of the infamous Trouble & Bass crew. These pounding 33 minutes drive you through his upcoming release peppered with a host of acapellas to intensify the experience, which starts out with the Drop The Lime remix of Slater’s upcoming single “Take You Higher”. It then progresses to a more bass-heavy and dubstep sound provided by the help of label mates Ninjasonik and 77Klash. Wrapping it up with a 3am “Eternal” vibe that comes courtesy of Luna C – the old school rave producer of 92 Eternal’s “The Feeling.”
AC Slater (Aaron Clevenger) has been gaining notoriety for cultivating a bass dominant sound becoming one of the most sought after producers of the past 2 years. Raised on 90′s hip-hop and nourished by old skool rave Slater has successfully combined these influences into his own unique style of music production. He was taken on by the Brooklyn label, Trouble & Bass, home to Math Head, Passions and Drop the Lime. Over the past few years Slater has had consistent radio play on BBC 1 and Kiss 100 in the UK, and has been seen as an integral part in the DJ sets of Moby, Tommie Sunshine, Crookers, The Freestylers, MSTRKRFT, Drop the Lime and Stanton Warriors. In the first half of 2010 Slater is set to release his next single ‘Take You’ on Trouble & Bass, followed by the eagerly anticipated Calm Down trilogy EP.
With the help of T&B, 10 years behind the decks and an arsenal of tracks Slater shows no signs of slowing down. Booking shows across Europe, the UK, Canada, Mexico, Asia and Australia he has been leaving a trail of adrenaline, shattered speakers and loyal fans behind him. He plans to do the same this spring throughout his world tour; all the while working on his debut album due in 2011.