GEOFF BUKK + BIG SIPS – FIRST OFFERINGS EP + FREE TRACK

Bukk Bukk Bukkstep!!!  The cold weather and holiday season seems to have put artists Geoff Bukk and Big Sips into very giving moods, as they bless the Dubstep universe with five scorching offerings that are sure to drop jaws and change minds as the descent into 2012 begins.  Montreal’s bad bwoi with the mile-long discography, Geoff Bukk, has never been a slouch in the studio as his many selections leave listeners with squinty eyes, clenched teeth, and racing hearts.  This latest endeavor seems to show an even more refined and focused character that shines through even in the darkest tracks.  The overall feel of “First Offerings” is that of a real hip hop album based in the Dubstep world, made with a machine-trash sensibility and a cyber-grime mentality.  The many metamorphous metaphors Big Sips lays out make him the perfect fit to this ultra-futuristic smash fest.

Starting off with “514” Big Sips lays the foundation for this humungous track in the first few lines, listing for the audience a few of his favorite things.  The music behind him, an ominous atmosphere of impending calamity, swells to the boiling point accompanied by Sips’ machine-gun like intro.  When the track takes off, his delivery is not spoken…. it’s discharged like a weapon.  Whether fast and bouncing, or slow and deliberate, his words follow the beat flawlessly, and with both intensity and clarity, hit the listener’s ear with pinpoint accuracy and full force.  The effect, in this and the other tracks on “First Offerings” is a perfectly balanced symbiosis of lyric and sound, amplified by Geoff Bukk’s signature organic, yet grimy, style.  Huge drums coupled with growling bass and atmospheres that fill every orifice, convey a feeling of importance and intensity track after Earth-shattering track.  Seamless tempo changes are pleasantly unexpected, and give the tracks another level of depth.  One song on the E.P. that really stands out from the others with respect to tonal quality and style is “Nothing Like This”.  It begins with what sounds like a chime ringing out into a misty night sky, meeting a muffled kick and coming together to form a glitch-infused fantasy soundscape that is made solid by Big Sips’ haunting voice coming through the darkness to bring light to a grim reality.

Whether you’re in it for the larger-than-life sounds, the aggressive bass lines, or the razor-sharp lyrics, “First Offerings” from Geoff Bukk and Big Sips will give every cyber-grime enthusiast something to rave about well into the New Year.

Geoff Bukk & Big Sips – Track Affair [$1]
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Geoff Bukk & Big Sips – Wrecking Ball [$1]
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Geoff Bukk & Big Sips – 514 [$1]
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Geoff Bukk & Big Sips – Off With Their Heads [$1]
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Geoff Bukk & Big Sips – First Offerings [Full Album] [$4]


Geoff Bukk & Big Sips – Nothing Like This [BFILES039] FREE DOWNLOAD

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Words by Jeremy Godboldt

Artwork by Megatron Graphics

Artwork by Eric Clement

Mastering by Rick Simons @ “The Lab”