Recently, however, a new wave of talent has been on the rise, feeding their junglist sensibilities into all corners of the dance Heard through a club system, jungle remains the most exhilarating UK dance sound. Texture was something I looked to in my music. While great outlets such as Ingredients, Esoteric, Metalheadz, Astrophonica and Samurai Music have continued to pepper their catalogues with jungle releases over the years, a host of newer labels have emerged whose sole quest is to deliver those addictive splintered beats. Creative drum patterns — as long as they retain a vital groove factor — are highly prized, and are part of the reason Law loves the sound. Though he enjoys other genres, he feels that the return of jungle is due to producers getting tired of mechanical rhythms, and wanting the freedom to experiment again with something more organic in texture. The clue is in the title — get busy with your drums, people! Jungle is cool again, I think. No scene can thrive without the physical manifestation of a club-night, where scene denizens can meet, spark ideas and hear the latest iterations of their sound among like-minded ravers.
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Jungle is a music genre that developed out of the UK rave scene and reggae sound system culture in the s. Emerging from breakbeat hardcore , the style is characterized by rapid breakbeats , heavily syncopated percussive loops, samples , and synthesized effects, combined with the deep basslines , melodies, and vocal samples found in dub , reggae and dancehall , as well as hip hop and funk. Jungle was a predecessor to drum and bass , which saw success in the late s. Reggae samples and reggae influenced tracks had been a feature of many breakbeat hardcore tracks since particularly from producers such as Shut Up and Dance ,  however Ibiza Records,  and the Rebel MC were arguably the first to bring the sound system influence solidly into releases. The track We Are I. During and , the phrases jungle techno and hardcore jungle proliferated to describe that shift of the music from breakbeat hardcore to jungle. The sound was championed at clubs such as A. Techniques and styles could be traced to such a vast group of influencers, each adding their own little elements. That said, you could equally make the case that jungle is a raved-up, digitized offshoot of Jamaican reggae. The origin of the word jungle is one of discussion.