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Showing posts from November, 2014


It's been nothing but tumbleweeds over here lately, but fret not, we're waiting for a fresh batch of wax to arrive (and the next release on Black Ops imprint is scheduled for release in a few weeks too) so we'll be back in the swing of things before long. We've done quite a few guestmixes for other blogs and promoters recently, figured it would be a bright idea to line them up for posterity. That's the soundtrack to your sunday cleaning session sorted then, hopefully.

Ptaki - Kalina EP (Young Adults)

L.A.'s Young Adults imprint continues to impress with its impeccable A&R strategy, bent on unearthing fresh production talent from the world over. Here they add Polish duo Ptaki to the manifest, responsible for Very Polish Cut-Outs Vol. 1, one of the biggest records of last year (in case you missed it - don't pony up 70 bucks for it just yet, we just got word a repress is at hand).

The Kalina EP is a delightfully diverse record and all tracks are very good indeed, ranging from filtered out house to spaced out balearics, but it's A1 track 'Warsaw' that's my pick here, a truly extraordinary piece of electronic music. It has the gentle pace of a laidback Adriatic number (it clocks in well below the 100 BPM mark) and leans heavily on breezy, acoustic guitar lines and melodies, but fear not, it's doesn't noodle on self-indulgently, oh no it doesn't. Deep chugging drums add just the right amount of depth and oomph to proceedings, making this a delici…