TFword Premiere: Houndeye – Faces

Championing the trademark Dutch style of bass music, Amsterdam-based label and events brand High Tea Music, are the epitome of high-quality tea, and melodic bass music.

Home to releases from names like Dossa & Locuzzed, Rameses B, Monrroe, NCT, Aperio, and High Maintenance, High Tea Music is making serious moves in the Dutch and the wider drum & bass frame. Founded by T & Sugah and Zazu, High Tea focuses on bringing a blend of fresh and experienced talent to the label and release some of the most delightful bass music you’ll hear.

In conjunction with its musical explorations, High Tea Music also run carefully curated events in their home country along with other major cities in Europe, and witnessing their alluring bass music, Drum&Bass Arena nominated them for the ‘Best Club Night’ and ‘Best Newcomer Label’ in 2017.

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Their meteoric rise saw the label stand 3rd in the Best New Label category at the Drum&Bass Arena Awards in 2018 and without resting on their laurels, the label has consistently released quality bass music over the years featuring the most promising talent as well as seasoned pros.

High Tea Music are now in their fifth year and to commemorate the reopening of the Dutch club circuit, the label and events brand has dished out a delicious 10 track album that defines the label’s ethos of delivering soul-soothing music from the most prospective bass music talent out there.

The ‘Oolong’ LP is a triumphant new awakening for the label after the obvious problems the past two years that were thrown at the entire music industry. Through new producers and familiar faces, they’re continuing to establish themselves, half a decade on from their first release and from the diverse compilation, we are bringing you Houndeye’s summertime anthem ‘Faces’ which epitomises the synth and melody heavy sounds of Dutch drum & bass.

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Along with Houndeye’s stunner, the 10-track compilation LP features talents like Aperio, Baris, Skyentist, Falcon and many more. Buy the ‘Oolong’ LP – HERE

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