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Renegade Riddims: Sub Tactics


Hailing from the pulsating heart of the electronic music scene, Sub Tactics stand tall as an electrifying force in the world of Drum & Bass. This dynamic duo, has carved an indelible niche for themselves by blending intricate rhythms, immersive soundscapes, and an unmistakable touch of funk and soul.

With a sonic arsenal that transcends the ordinary, Sub Tactics have masterfully cultivated a signature sound that defies conventions. The fusion of thought-provoking composition and pulsating energy is at the core of their musical philosophy, making every release a journey through uncharted sonic terrain.

From the very inception of their collaboration, Sub Tactics have been driven by a relentless pursuit of musical excellence. Their passion for pushing the boundaries of Drum & Bass has led them to create not only infectious beats but also immersive sonic landscapes that resonate with the soul. Each track is an exploration of emotions, a narrative woven through intricate melodies and thundering basslines.

Sub Tactics’ discography serves as a testament to their dedication and innovation. The release of their self-titled EP marked a turning point, where tracks like ‘Wasp’ and ‘Nexus 9’ surged to the forefront, capturing the essence of their distinctive style. Through collaborations with talented vocalists and a penchant for live instrumentation, they breathe life into their productions, ensuring a connection that reverberates on dance floors and headphones alike. Go to the Mutation Audio website to grab their releases: https://www.mutationonline.co.uk/

The journey doesn’t stop at their releases. The duo’s involvement in curating electrifying DIY club nights and their knack for soaring up the charts on diverse platforms underscores their command of the genre. Their latest EP, meticulously crafted under their own label Mutation Audio, stands as a testament to their artistry and creative autonomy.

As they continue to evolve and captivate audiences, Sub Tactics remain committed to pushing the envelope of their craft. Their music, a harmonious blend of raw energy and evocative storytelling, leaves an indelible mark on anyone who encounters it. In an ever-changing musical landscape, Sub Tactics is a steady beacon of innovation, a duo unafraid to dive deep into the sonic abyss and emerge with treasures that resonate with hearts and minds alike.

As they conquer stages, airwaves, and hearts across the globe, they stand poised to etch their name into the archives of Drum & Bass history. Their journey is a sonic expedition, an exploration of sound that knows no bounds—a journey that invites listeners to join them in experiencing the future of Drum & Bass, one electrifying beat at a time.

Today they join our Renegade Riddims series with a beautifully crafted mix that contains quite a few of their own tracks.

Check out the mix below and download it for free here!

Sub Tactics artwork


Sum up this mix in 10 words…

Flawless DnB fusion, tracks interlace, leading an ecstatic rhythm voyage.

What’s your personal favourite track on it?

Too hard to choose and excluding any of our own music, our favourite mix is

Viewfinder – ‘Burns’ followed by Notch – ‘Hope for Better Things’, 26.40 to 29.01

Basically, the whole of the second half of Burns and the first half of Hope for Better Things roll along as one!

What’s the special ingredient in this mix?

LiquidEDGE “blending”

Tell us about your next EP

We were going to do a 3 track EP and the leading track was a collaboration from ourselves & AudioSketch called ‘Deeper Technologies’, but now it will be a run of 3 singles on WOWVE the other 2 tracks are rather dark being named ‘The Crypt’ and ‘One Down’ from us.

What have you got coming up? 

We will be releasing Notch ‘Hope for Better Things’, AudioSketch ‘Blame’ and Baskey’s ‘Edge of Sanity’. Plus a triple collab called ‘Two Flames’ from ourselves, Notch & Claire Taylor. This will be on a various artists album on Audio Entropy ‘The Vault Volume 5’.

When was the last time you actually raved?

We only really go to a rave nowadays if we play there, but a couple of weeks ago we went down to Liquid Lunch at The Volks in Brighton, where the wonderful Oversight played a liquid jazz set.

We are family men with young children! So can’t really get mashed up much nowadays.

And finally, do you have a special message for our readers?

Sub Tactics is the key to a perfect life. Haha. Well, actually. Love, L.O.V.E, love!


Sub Tactics – Nexus 9

Sub Tactics – Shadow Force

Sub Tactics – Numb

Sub Tactics – Infrasound

Sub Tactics – Wasp

Cylas – Endless Dance

Sub Tactics, Notch & Claire Taylor – Two Flames

Viewfinder – Burns

Notch – Hope For Better Things

Oversight – Look to the skies

Sub Tactics – Real Nice

Ancesta – Hydrogens

Prin-C – Let The Bass Kick

AudioSketch – Blame

Cylas – Turn Da Fukk Up

Sub Tactics – Aquarius Rising

Baskey – Edge of Sanity

Notch – Ride The Sun Rays


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