• Josh Crowe

Do As You Please return with their first annual label compilation “With Us Vol. 1”

The Manchester-based record label, online record store, and mix series Do As You Please (DAYP) return with their 4th label release in the shape of volume 1 of their annual compilation series, entitled “With Us”, which is due to be released for Bandcamp pre-order on June 16th, 2021 and on all other major platforms on July 9th.

This release signifies a massive step for Do As You Please, who've gone from strength to strength during the pandemic. They've built a burgeoning reputation as a forward-thinking label, embracing some of the U.K's most promising producers. Another seminal ingredient to their success is their down-to-earth nature and family feel, which you'll encounter at their events which have gone done incredibly well.

DAYP continue to champion their ethos of delivering tasteful, experimental and forward-thinking music whilst supporting up and coming talent from the UK and beyond. This release houses a bustling lineup of label mainstays and newcomers, some of which have recently received support from BBC Radio 1 DJs such as Jaguar, Danny Howard & Pete Tong.

Over 9 tracks, the compilation explores timbral possibilities within house, acid, tech house, breakbeat, big beat and electro. It's a no-nonsense compilation where's there's no room to dwell, throwing you straight into a sonic pulpit. The impactful, varied and dynamic collection of work embodies what Do As You Please is and strives to be as a label and music brand.

The artists and label have defied the setbacks of the pandemic, coming together to showcase their slice of lockdown history in artistic form. As the world craves a renaissance of culture, on the cusp of an impending summer of love, this developing collective is showing signs of a prosper