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Counterstrike Recordings represents the Cape Town-based drum 'n bass label, launched in 2008 by the members of Counterstrike via Triple Vision Distribution in Holland as a sublabel of Algorythm Recordings.

Counterstrike is a drum and bass music producer duo from Cape Town consisting of Justin Scholtemeyer and Eaton Crous. They are considered to be one of the pioneers of the South African drum 'n bassscene. Counterstrike are known for their composition of raw, high-energy sound inspired by Metal, Techno and early Techstep

Tactical, international, sensational and confrontational: no dark bass study would be complete without paying serious attention to Counterstrike. Renowned for smelting genres and pushing performance techniques to their limits, they are respected from the deepest, darkest, most discerning corners of the underground right up to some of the biggest labels in electronic music.

Decorated in every aspect of the industry, this unique London/Prague-based partnership has excelled as producers, performers, promoters and label owners since the late 90s. They currently boast over 100 releases on labels as rich and diverse as Dim Mak and Moving Shadow. Many of these releases have achieved Beatport D&B Top 10 and Beatport Main Top 20 status and have enjoyed full support from respected taste makers such as Mary Anne Hobbs, Black Sun Empire, Tech Itch, Dieselboy and John B.

Counterstrike also known as Animal Chin and 500 Mills, have been active drum & bass DJs and producers since the mid-1990s.[2] Collectively producing since 1998, the duo drew attention for their releases on various high profile labels such as Rob Playford'sMoving Shadow, Dieselboy's Human Imprint, Barcode Recordings and Dylan's Obscene.

Algorythm Recordings, their own imprint, was re-launched in 2005 and includes releases from artists such as Current Value, Limewax, SPL and T.Z.A.