Together their solo & team albums have earned them critical acclaim in major publications like SPIN, URB, Rolling Stone etc & their music has been licensed by networks such as MTV, NBC, CNN, ABC & ESPN. Constantly in the lab working on an arsenal of dance floor bangers, they’ve also launched two labels of their own: Heavy Artillery Recordings (Drum & Bass/Dubstep/Electro House) & 5 Star Records (Hip Hop/Battle/DJ Tools). Faust & Shortee produce drum & bass under the name Urban Assault and their tunes are constantly charting in the Top10 listings, some of which holding the 1 spot for weeks at a time. In addition to consistently ranking high on the sales charts, their tune “Away” was nominated for the Best Jungle/D&B track in the 2008 International Dance Music Awards and their popular “Red Raider” EP was listed as one of the Top10 Drum & Bass releases of 2009, alongside such artists as Sub Focus, Chase & Status, Noisia, DJ Fresh. Urban Assault has also released dnb singles on various other labels including a remix of DC Breaks “Do You Believe” (Restless Natives Recordings) and their remix of Nicky Blackmarket & Phantasy’s “Crank” ft MC Skibadee with their own “Easy Run Tings” on the flip (Easy Records). In addition to their productions, DnB veterans Digital & Phantasy commissioned Shortee to create a mix cd for the popular “Jungle Story Album” featuring remixes & exclusive original tunes by Urban Assault (Easy/Sativa Records). Her live performance at Random Concept’s annual “Innovation in the Sun” festival is also featured on the “Innovation 5 Year Anniversary” Mix CD Pack as well as video & interview footage on the much lauded Random Concept DVD.
Looking forward to grimey bass in 2011, be on the lookout for many more Urban Assault / Faust & Shortee releases on Heavy Artillery Recordings & beyond. Read more on Last.fm. User-contributed text is available under the Creative Commons By-SA License; additional terms may apply..
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