Innerspace Halflife – Wind / Phazzled [MOSDEEP012]

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Americans Hakim Murphy and Ike Release are two Chicago house addicts who produce solo and as a duo under the name Innerspace Halflife. Here they turn up on one of Europe’s finest deep house labels in MOS Deep with a two-track 10” vinyl release. “Wind” is the a-side the pair turn in – a main room house banger with icy hi hats dangling above a forceful acid bassline that repeats over and over as thin pads sing about above and have you look to the future. It’s wholly analogue as you’d expect, and as atmospheric as it is fierce. Ike Release goes solo on the flip with “Phazzled”, a much more laid back deep house jaunt with long legged, rubbery kicks and all sorts of busy sci-fi FX filling in the gaps. The harmonic chords add plenty of warmth and invite you to get lost in their midst – classicist house with a future perspective.

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Innerspace Halflife – Wind / Phazzled [MOSDEEP012]

Takeshi Kouzuki & Mituo Shiomi – Japanese Rhythm EP [HOTMIX006]

HotMix for the sixth release presents two great artists , Takeshi Kouzuki and Mituo Shiomi . Lovers of old synthesizers and drum machines , create a great Ep with classic influences Chicago House 80’s and Japanese soundscape atmosphere.

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Takeshi Kouzuki & Mituo Shiomi – Japanese Rhythm EP [HOTMIX006]

Deviere – Transcendental Numbers EP [MATH062]

New to the Mathematics roster, Deviere brings this 3 track EP that opens with Lessons Learned In The Tears Of Deceit, a deep cut with a driving rhythm & sick bass sounds & synths. My Kingdom For A Time Mach is a sick percussive joint with elements of acid & the title cut brings it back deep.

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Deviere – Transcendental Numbers EP [MATH062]

Tony Ollivierra – Absolution EP [YORE029]

Tony Ollivierra on Yore with Absolution, four body-moving cuts that liberally draw on classic US house, jazz, and even Latin traditions. The infectious title cut gets things moving with a bass-powered blend of claps and funky rhythms before chunky house chords and silken synth figures add to the track’s multi-layered splendour. A jazzier dimension rises to the surface of “Quick Release” when the tune’s churning hi-hats are joined by royally swinging electric piano playing and luscious synth pads. “Phase Down” opts for a purer deep house sound in its focus on kick drums, claps, and futuristic synths, though the track proves that Ollivierra’s naturally funky side can’t help but emerge, here as it does elsewhere. Syncopated rhythms and electric pianos emerge one final time during the wide-screen “Find My Way” in such a way that a balance is struck between synth-heavy techno and jazz fusion.

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Tony Ollivierra – Absolution EP [YORE029]

Hardrock Striker – Cosmic Club [LAX131]

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For the 31st release Skylax Records presents brings the brand new single from the inimmitable Hardrock Striker, the brain behind Skylax. After a hiatus of almost one year ‘Cosmic Club” backed up with 3 remixes from respectively Jason Grove, Carlos Nilmmns & Simoncino.

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Hardrock Striker – Cosmic Club [LAX131]