...this is a deep and dangerous collection with a sense of humour made for the people...
Christian Hopwood 2002
On one side of the UK Garage coin there is the classically trained MJ Cole trading in sweet vocals, pianos and pizzicato strings, on the flip there is Oxide and Neutrino, the dynamic duo spawned from the massive, London based So Solid crew. For those above the underground these guys blasted in to the mainstream last year with the release of the chart topping, Casualty sampling 'Bound 4 Da Reload' - a tune which pricked up the ears and raised the eyebrows of many in equal measure.
However, this subsequent release is proof positive that Oxide and Neutrino are no one trick pony; in fact, Execute is perhaps the definitive UK garage album so far. Sure, there have been great singles but nothing to date has nailed the sound and the attitude in one. Reminiscent of punk and the early days of jungle, this is a deep and dangerous collection with a sense of humour made for the people and by the people that love it. Just goes to show, you don't need much more than drums, bass, a mic and nuff love. Watch their space.