American bass lifer Will Creason aka Cosby has a storied history in various electronic micro-scenes, with hands in an an array of labels and modes, but he first cropped up on our radar back in early ’11 with his “Sangria” demo, an entrancing anthem of sultry, Sound Stream-y nu groove magic that we immediately burned and spun out in several time zones. Inspired equally by NY garage and Baltimore club music, he patiently pieced together the rest of his SILK debut EP from sessions in Seattle and D.C. and the results reveal a colorful cutaway of classic club energies: dubbed vocal workouts, confused house, funky footloose FX, jacking party acid, woozy filtered disco edits, etc. Hands Together casts a wide net and is all the better for it, dragging up a fun, freaky mishmash of time-warped dance forms from the bottom of the body-music world-brain.
Don’t Be Afraid present the latest EP from America’s Disco Nihilist, and the first in their Special Editions series. This release sets the tone for a series of classic dancefloor cuts from the most sought after producers on the underground house circuit.
Mysterious producer Lily drops his/her first full 12″ on Idle Hands. A-Side ‘Trumpets at dawn’ is a latin techno roller,complete with steel drum melody, tough percussionand driving synths. B-side ‘Machine dreams’ takes the tempo down anotch. With growling bass and dubbed out hitsdeveloping into a grinding rhythm….
Remixes from Rick Wilhite’s Vibes compilation on Rush Hour, with Andres & Ricardo Miranda stepping up and delivering.
Italian house producer Nicholas hooks up with UK’s Jessy Allen for a phenomenal deep house groover. Stronger comes in 3 slammin house versions by Nicholas himself. While Quell delivers a rough club mix.