Voyager | Shields Down | Speed04



Artist: Voyager
Title: Shields Down
Label: SPEED/Tempo Records
Catnumber: TempoSpeed04
Formats: 180 gramm 12″ Limited 500x handnumbered Picture Disc Vinyl & Digital & Streaming.
EAN/Barcode: 8718723169820 ISRC: NLUS42000007 / NLUS42000008 / NLUS42000009
Releasedate vinyl: 31-05-2021 (huge delays at the pressingplant due to covid-19, confirmed shippingdate will be announced soon)!
Releasedate digital & streaming: 22-05-2021
Mastering: Stuart Hawkes @ Metropolis Mastering
Distributed by: Clone Distribution & Clone Digital

A. Shields Down
AA1. Enso
AA2. Still Waters


Tempo Records present SPEED, a new Tempo Records sublabel & project released on a limited collectors handnumbered 180gram coloured picture disc vinyl with original & legendary producers who helped shaping the Drum & Bass scene. After the DJ Trace & DJ Krust & Source Direct releases on Tempo’s SPEED series here’s another legendary drum and bass producer called VOYAGER.

Voyager aka Pete Parsons’ aka Little Bro Pete, Pete Voyager, Rev-P as well being a member of groups (2D33P, Breakneck, Future Sound Of Hardcore, Street Science and Code Blue), his work for the legendary Monroe Studio included engineering (& production) skills for producers like DJ Seduction, DJ Crystl and DJ Trace and DJ Rap which got him released on legendary labels such as Deejay Recordings & Lucky Spin Records, Suburban Base, Moving Shadow, Goodlooking & Creative Source amongst others. A highly prolific producer and genious engineer, active since the early 90s and throughout the golden era of jungle/drum and bass.

On this release you’ll find three fresh recorded Voyager tracks. Judge for yourself but mostly enjoy the voyage!

Vinyl collectors please check: This release comes as a strictly limited 500 copies handnumbered 180gram Picture Disc Vinyl pressing with a high quality polybag sleeve (including a handnumbered qty sticker on polybag corner) + all tracks mastered by Stuart Hawkes of Metropolis Mastering London. First come, first served, no picture disc repress!


Please Note:
This is a picture disc and the sound quality is still good but not as good as on a regular standard black vinyl! This is a concept collector’s item, no repress will be made! For the full sound experience, you may get/buy the download.

Releasedate may change at any given moment due to large delays at the pressingplant due to COVID-19. Orders placed with released Tempo records will be send once this release is in stock and shipped combined to save shippingcost. UK orders could have a small delay due to Brexit.

Artist Interview:
For an ‘in depth’ Voyager special check here: Voyager special

Early DJ Support & Feedback
Nastia (Nechto Records, Ukraine) “Thank you again for thinking of me 🙏🏻😌 Sounds very classy and beautiful! Really like the music!Will support it of course when I play dnb next time”
Boxia (Drumcode) “Pete parsons is one of my all time favourite producer/engineers. I’ve idolisedhis work as far back as i can remember. Thanks for hunting me down, more than happy to receive promo’s if they’re good, and this is!
Laurent Garnier (Fcomm, Itiswhatitis, France) “Excellent, Thank you so much for that, Brilliant stuff 😊
Om Unit (Cosmic Bridge, Metalheadz) “Yes! Voyager legendary engineer, grabbing now – not really playing much jungle/db type stuff any more but as a fan I’ll support on radio mate, thanks!”
Doc Scott (31 Records) “Thank you”
Extrawelt (Kompakt, Cocoon) “thanks for this, i’ll support”
DJ Marky (V Recordings, Innerground, Brasil) “Amazing tunes! My Favourite Tempo Release”
Ltj Bukem (Goodlooking Records) “Great to hear music from Pete, send him my best wishes. Many thanks as always for sending over the new music”.
John B (Metalheadz, Beta) “Thanks! Love the Voyager release and have been playing on my twitch streams a fair bit! thanks!”
DJ Stretch (AKO Beatz, Reinforced) “standard support”
Marcus Visionary (Stereo One Music & Inner City Dance) “Thanks so much for the music. I really love the Voyager EP. Great to see Pete Parsons back in the game!”
DJ Rap (Proper Talent Records) “Thank you, I will check it out. Always happy to support Voyager xxxxx”
Ojoo Gyal (Noods Radio) “Liking This One”
Nick Craddock (Gateway To Zen, London) “They’re both really nice tracksObviously a strong classic flavour to them but it’s a pretty irresistable sound, in the end. For me, i probably favour the AA for the extra depth. very nice and lush.
Zero T (Bassbin Records) “Baaaad – pete parsons legend! Baaaad – pete parsons legend!”
DJ Trax (Moving Shadow, Tempo Records) “A very classy release as you would expect from Voyager. Classic sounding, yet forward thinking, Ez thanks for sending those over”
Foul Play (Moving Shadow) “Wicked EP from one of the unsung heroes of the scene.’Shields Down’ is super classy, beautiful track, thanks for sending :)”
DJ Flight (Metalheadz) “Voyager, wicked. Thank you.”
Jim Heist (Metalheadz) “loving Enso”
Soul Intent (Kemet FM) “Enso is nice, respect”
John Rolodex (Metalheadz) “Great release!”
Agzilla (Metalheadz) “Always quality stuff. I´m doing the Metalheadz podcast for April/May, will try to fit some in there from your label.”
Drumsound & Bassline Smith “Thanks”
Yorobi (NL) “What an amazing ep!”
Ben Kei (Constellations) “Nice! Thanks mate. Got to love a bit of Pete Parsons.”
Dan Slider (Dust Audio, Lossless Audio) “Voyager takes me back to an era of soul and sun and with enough growl to keep the dancefloors bouncing. And Still Waters is just that. Lovely stuff'”
Folding Waves “we’ve recently uploaded a short mix featuring two tracks from the new Voyager Tempo”
Yorobi (Disc World Recordings) “What an amazing ep!”
Ross Allen (Mi Soul Show) “Nice I like it. Deep but rocking”
Roni Raver (Rinse FM France) “Thank you for sending me this through, i’ll download & support xx”
6Blocc (USA) “sounding smooooth on my studio speakers!”
Brian (Translation Recordings, USA) “Just the vibes I was looking for, full support from the Translation Recs camp in DC – love this offshoot series from Tempo, every plate is mint!’

Radio & Podcast & Mixes

Henry (DNB Dojo, UK) “Nice, lovely breakbeat goodness, support in our podcast 55” DNB Dojo podcast 55:
Ross Allen (Mi Soul Show) “Nice I like it. Deep but rocking”
Roni Raver (Rinse FM France) “Thank you for sending me this through, i’ll download & support xx”
Ojoo Gyal (Noods Radio) “Liking This One”
Andre (Bassdrive) “OMG, what a blast from the past … and he´s still got it, tunes are excellent – all of them!”
Thomas (Pulse FM, France) “full support”
Stanislav (Zima – Radio 1, CZECH REPUBLIC) “the master´s imprint… big!”
Al John (Hyphen – Bush Radio Cape Town, South Africa) “Love the feel of this – perfect for our radio show – big up and thank you!”


Magazine’s & Blogs
Julian (Mixmag Germany) “Very nice nostalgic vibe”
DJ Mag UK “They’re both really nice tracks. Obviously a strong classic flavour. Pete Parsons is one of my all time favorite producer / engineer”.
Nick (In-Reach, UK) “Huuuge! We love Pete Parsons”
Headliner Magazine / LydeBuddah (Germany) “Great. The first two remind me of good old Moving Shadow stuff.”

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