Still considered by many to be one of the greatest drum ‘n’ bass track ever produced, Messiah is nothing short of a masterpiece. From the wailing ethnic vocals of its suspense-filled intro to the cataclysmic eventual impact of its pummelling drop, Kemal & Rob Data combined to unleash a landmark moment in the evolution of DnB that went on to influence entire generations of producers.
Recently, Messiah has found a new audience in one of its many remix incarnations as the soundtrack to that YouTube video, the hilarious Messiah Remix Goes Off. Check it now and try not to fall off your chair laughing.
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Moving Shadow: A label that evolved alongside DnB from hardcore, the now-closed Moving Shadow is one of the most fondly remembered imprints in rave music history and played a pivotal role in the evolution of DnB in the late ‘90s, offering a creative home for the likes of Omni Trio and EZ Rollers.