Like the Devil playing the harp to sweet unknowing angels, it may have become clear that every new Bong-Ra release manages to trick and tackle his listeners by setting groundbreaking new steps. Theres no time for repetition or conformity, but a continous exploration into the sounds and styles which fascinate him most, flirting with jungle, rave, metal, dancehall and gabber, in no particular order
sounding like a meatgrinder negligent of hygiene, sterility or infection. One of the forerunners in the Breakcore genre, which is rapidly emerging out of the pits of the undergound, seems to run parallel with the term crossover, reaching a point in where sampling and a diverse musical taste have fused creating the ultimate hardcore-maniacs playlist.On I am the God of Hellfire! the amen has been given a well deserved break, and focus has been put on his trademark rave stabs and catchy haunting melodies, proving that downtempo can be as suffocating and sinister as uptempo BPMs. A host of vocalists like ex-Atari Teenage Riots Hanin Elias, Drop The Lime, Mike Redman and Ras Bumpa have contributed to make this nothing less than an upcoming classic in its genre, the detail in the production has given Bong-Ras third full length album a mature, accessible sound, creating more space in which to unleash his demonic riffing. Jason Kohnen, the sonic schizo behind Bong-Ra since 1996, brings a new dimension in hardcore breakbeat territory, pitching vocals ruffer than SL2 and dropping heavier kicks than Humanoid
or maybe its just the record The Prodigy wish they had made ???. His stubborness and perseverance has led to releases on labels like Djax, Planet-Mu, Ad Noiseam, Supertracks and Deathsucker
to name but a few, remixing Venetian Snares masterpiece Rossz Csillag Allat Szuletett, invited to do a John Peel Session in 2001 and running his infamous ragga hardcore jungle label Clash Records and his metalbreaks label Kriss Records. Released on Very Friendly and available on November 30th, 2005.