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Hagan is the first release on Future Bounce's new club release series

Jamz Supernova picks Hagan to launch new club release series

  • Jemima Skala
  • 14 March 2020
Hagan is the first release on Future Bounce's new club release series

British-Ghanaian producer Hagan kicks off Future Bounce’s new club release series with double A-side ‘Right Here/Shape Shift’, released Friday March 13.

BBC Radio 1 Xtra DJ Jamz Supernova runs Future Bounce. This new club release series will see one artist put out an exclusive two-track release each month, culminating in a compilation at the end.

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She has picked producers and artists who have been staples in her sets, ranging from well-known names to those just about to break through.

On Hagan’s inaugural release, ‘Right Here’ sees him rework a sample Fatboy Slim around a heavy UK bass sound. This is combined with distinctly African-influenced drum patterns, with different syncopated lines weaving in and out of each other.

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Hagan is known for a heavy Afro-Bass sound, displayed wonderfully on his 2018 EP ‘Yenkyi’. Heavy UK bass is intertwined with various drum patterns that skip around the beat.

April will see Nadia Rose’s DJ Bamz release a two-track for Future Bounce. May and June releases will be from Birmingham’s Timma T and Italian Lorenzo BITW.

Listen to ‘Right Here/Shape Shift’ below.

Jemima Skala is Mixmag’s Weekend Editor. Follow her on Twitter

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