Bare Records has been running since 2001, started by Bare Beats the label has involved into a family of artist and other labels all pushing together to get heard. Staying away from any clicky scene or any particular band wagon sound, Bare Records makes moves into new areas and countries bringing music that has soul but also makes your neck bang. We got bored of our normal site, so read this to find out what's happening with the Bare Recs family.
Wednesday, 25 February 2009
Check http://barebeats.blogspot.com/2009/02/modulok-ink-spots.html for 'Ink Spots' the first single taken from this album which will be dropping in the UK on the 6th April .
Tuesday, 17 February 2009
"Suffice it to say this is one of the most interesting and innovative albums I have heard in 2008 so far." Style43
"The producer lets the jazz slip, placing its oily, double bass-plucking fingers on your shoulders in terse, but ever so slightly off-kilter" DJ Mag
"Fans of good, traditional hip hop should absolutely check out this album, no matter what side of the pond they live on." Hero Hill
"Another underground classic from one of Canada’s finest MC’s, devoid of filler and worthy of many repeated listens." Abort Mag
"Two Cities' Hangs together perfectly as a document of the current hip hip underground" K Mag
"..it is great to get a glimpse of the man behind the emcee, a feat which is made possible thanks in large part to the gloomy production of Bare Beats, who also deserves credit for his creativity and great sample choices." Thomas Quinlan
"Modulok and Bare Beats are concise and straight to the point in a way, let’s face it, most MCs can’t even silently wave a mic at." British Hip Hop
"With a good mix of dusty jazz, 50’s film suspense music and punchy drums Bare Beats creates a concrete foundation for Canadian MC Modulok." Certified Bangers
The Kemistry have put together a little ep that showcases their sound in 20 minutes, with an album completed in the pipeline this trio is going to make waves. With Bare Beats and Smokey's heavy hard hitting beats, made with provoked passion and Kemi's soulful & sometimes dark lyrics make this little ep the perfect introduction to 'The Kemistry' and with the aim of making a series of albums this group are definitely something to look out for.
03. Greed & Arrogance
04. Shrinking Fear
Digital Only Release