||1.||6th Borough Project - "Estranged Lover"|
||2.||Haku - "Rugo"|
||1.||Andy Ash - "Somehow"|
||2.||Deep Space Orchestra - "Erase Everything"|
The Use of Weapons imprint has mastered the easy to grasp, hard to master formula of matching clutches of (excellent) original tracks from Cottam and label bosses Deep Space Orchestra with well-chosen and even better executed remixes from the likes of Hunee, Neville Watson and Marcello Napoletano. The fourth release sees a change in tack, with the label opting to focus on original material from 6th Borough Project, Haku, Andy Ash and of course Deep Space Orchestra. Graeme The Revenge Clark and Craig Smith kick off proceedings with the suitable thick set slow burning "Estranged Lover", though it's "Rugo" by Haku that impresses most. The new project of Deep Space Orchestra's Chris Barker, the track is a superb kaleidoscopic concoction of fizzing uptempo live percussion, synths and drum machines that has more than a touch of the Carl Craigs about it. Andy Ash switches proceedings back to chunky mutant discoid dirt with the heads down, tops off vibes of "Somehow" while the Deep Space Orchestra head for the expanses of future tech jazz with the ten minute odyssey "Erase Everything".
Miles Simpson, Andy Ash, Owain Kimber (Owain K), Jacques Renault, Chizh, OK Jones / Love Glove, Martin Haberland, Mike W - Kolour LTD, Dairmount (Room With A View), Deep Space Orchestra, Medlar, I Love Disco!, Chamboche, Cottam, Ltj Xperience, The Legendary 1979 Orchestra, Djs: Most Charted - Deep House, The Unity Agency, Rocco Raimundo, Disco Dirtbox, Martin Hayes (Rose Records), Brodanse, Ilya Decado, Detroit Swindle, Alan Mooney's Edits
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