Last week, LA-by-way-of-Bristol label, Disciple, announced a new addition to their esteemed roster of talented bass and dubstep producers, as Australia’s PhaseOne officially became part of the crew alongside the likes of Virtual Riot, Barely Alive, Dubloadz, and more. It’d been a few years coming, as PhaseOne initially linked with Dodge & Fuski and Myro’s label back in 2014 for a remix competition, leading to multiple official remix opportunities and, eventually, the exclusive signing revealed at the beginning of the year. PhaseOne explained the opportunity to NEST HQ over email —
It all started when I won Disciple’s Virtual Riot remix competition back in 2014. I’d then met Disciple co-founder Dodge & Fuski while he was in Australia touring through which I was introduced to other Disciple founder Myro (Rossy) who I also finally met in person in 2015 when he was here in Sydney. From there the relationship grew, professionally AND personally. Over the years they asked me to do multiple remixes for the label, to the point where I think I’d grown enough as an artist and they like what I brought to the table. It wasn’t until last year when they asked me to join the label full time, my team and I thought it was a great opportunity, and why wouldnt you want to work with some of your closest friends? It made perfect sense, with my impending move to LA, where Disciple HQ resides, I’m really excited to be able to work so closely with the boys without timezones and an ocean getting in the way. Personally the EP is by far my favourite work so far, I poured my heart into writing it and I’m so excited to share it with everyone!
Today, PhaseOne premieres the title track to the aforementioned EP and first official body of work with Disciple. In “Origins”, PhaseOne’s influences in metal and hardcore are unashamedly at the forefront, as furious power chords and stadium-ready drums provide the track’s introduction before the synth snarls rope it back into the dubstep realm. Check it out below, and pre-order the five-track Origins EP on iTunes ahead of its January 16th street date.