Circus Records turns 10 years old this year, and what a wild ride it has been. In celebration of the 10 year anniversary of one of the most celebrated bass labels in the history of dance music, various artists have been putting out new originals and remixes to highlight the occasion.
Out yesterday is a new one from Chime, remixing “Bulletproof” from Doctor P. The original appeared on Doctor P’s debut EP, Animal Vegetable Mineral Pt. 1 (there was no Pt 2), released in 2012. It was released during what some might call the golden era of brostep, full of lush melodies and chaotic, synth-driven basslines; and Doctor P’s style was one of the era’s best examples.
Now, seven years later, and “Bulletproof” is given a new breath of life from Chime. And perhaps the greatest thing about the remix is how closely Chime manages to stick to the source material and the vibe of 2012. If you told me this remix was released in 2012, I wouldn’t even question it. And yet it doesn’t sound dated at all!! There’s a lot to be said about the skill it takes to achieve such a fine balance between a classic sound and modern mastering.
Check out Chime’s remix of “Bulletproof” by Doctor P below and stay on the lookout for more from Circus!