The Brighton-born DJ, who has cemented a reputation as one of the most adept artists in the scene, laces the release with a wide range of eclectic records, including the ferocious ‘Ultrafunk’, a rippling dnb sizzler with Friction’s long-time friend-turned-collaborator, Metrik. Displaying his diversity across the album, Friction teams up with acclaimed vocalist JP Cooper on ‘Dancing’, one of the few tracks to have already been released as a single, before launching into the more high-tempo nature of ‘Killing Me ’ with Rothwell.
Packing in further collaborations with the likes of Jem Cooke – whose silky vocals lace ‘Commotion’ – as well as Riko Dan and Tantrum Desire on ‘Stinker’, the album is set for release on Friction’s very own label, Elevate Records.
Having hosted his own drum and bass show on BBC Radio 1 and 1Xtra, Friction has also produced under his alter-ego’s name FineArt, focusing more on bassline and house, where he launched Maraki Records alongside My Nu Leng.
A true juggernaut of the drum & bass world, the British producer’s remix credits include a wealth of star-studded names, including Wretch 32, Childish Gambino, Example, Maverick Sabre and Feed Me.