California’s The OriGinALz have been regulars on the West Coast festival circuit for a good while, but their past dalliances in bass music are seriously out-shined by the purple majesty of their latest EP on Saturate Records. Maybe they’ve been keeping their best material on lock for a proper label, or maybe Saturate just inspired them to take it to the next level; either way Vanilla Cake Island is their best work to date and some of the best purple I’ve heard all year.
The highlights here can be divided into two catagories: the sensual slow-burners “Crystal Nights” and “Vanilla Cake Island”, and the purple bangers “Miltonian”, “Frazzeld” and Moniker‘s “Low G Labyrinth” remix. It’s nice to see these guys nail this purple sound and apply it to actual purple music rather than the creative wasteland “future bass” has become. You can nab this release for free now over on Saturate’s bandcamp.