Barely Alive mix it up on new album, ‘Odyssey’

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In their first LP since 2015, Disciple dynamic duo Barely Alive hold nothing back.

The versatile producers hyped Odyssey for weeks leading up to its Aug. 13 release, going so far as to literally release all the songs at once in a 35-second clip that layered all of the album’s 10 tracks over top of each other. The glorious mess luckily wasn’t a indicative of what was to come: an expansive, exceptional collection of tracks that span from drum & bass to their beloved dubstep wobbles.

They’ve tapped a ridiculous range of talent for the LP, including Great Good Fine Ok for the unexpectedly groovy “Deeper In Love” to Mad Hed City for the fast-paced fury of “Warrior.” Other collaborators include the rap talents of Splitbreed and Iamsu!, the bouncy rhythms of Nah Mean, and the smooth vocals of Yves Paquet.

Odyssey is all over the place in the best possible way. From ’80s influences to slick R&B stylings to filthy bass, this album delivers something for fans of all areas of the electronic music sphere — polished off with top-notch production and a cheeky attitude.

Learn how this dexterous duo came to be in a new video from Disciple, below.

Barely Alive are living on new Splitbreed collaboration, ‘Bad Thang’

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Barely Alive - Bad Thang

Barely Alive is flourishing.

As one of the hottest dubstep duos in the world right now, the Massachusetts boys and proud Disciple affiliate are living their best life, despite a moniker that might suggest otherwise.

With countless Beatport No. 1’s, a massive slew of collaborations, and remixes for Destroid, Zomboy, Virtual Riot, and more, it’s hard to deny that the duo’s one of the most exciting ascensions in the bass pantheon.  2018’s proving a banner year for the boys, who’ve already collaborated with Ghastly on a high-velocity track. Though it’s not as heavy as some of their earlier material, “Bad Thang” proves Barely Alive’s sonic range is becoming increasingly all-encompassing, and that’s not a bad thing at all.