Following impressive collaborative outings on Dirt Crew and their own Splendor & Squalor label, Brame and Hamo once again join forces, this time for Detroit Swindle's Heist Recordings. Predictably, there's genuine warmth throughout, as the duo showcases more tactile deep house compositions. Opener "Parish Rumours" sets the tone, lacing filter-clad female vocal samples and twinkling melodies over a compressed, cymbal-heavy groove. The filters once again come to the fore on the sweet, soul-sampling "Ghetto For You", while "Hotshot" delivers the kind of loose, hazy and jazz-flecked deep house jam - think hazy horns, tumbling chords, held-note strings and bluesy vocal cut-ups - that evokes images of humid days reclining on Adriatic terraces and Mediterranean cliff-tops.
Mike Misiu, Jimpster, Reece Johnson (Roots For Bloom), Tufan Demir, Secret Reels, Aaron Dae (Razor-N-Tape), Corbi, Mark Johnson Bournemouth, Replika (Deso, Swedish Brandy), Closed Paradise, Carlos Nilmmns, Superbreak, Mike W - Kolour LTD, ART OF TONES, Juno Recommends Deep House, Franjazzco, M.ono, Evan Michael, Fog, Djs: Most Charted - Deep House, Martin Hayes (Mating Rituals Rec.), Detroit Swindle, Kito Jempere, Peletronic, Voodoo Whiskey, Paxton Fettel, AlexUnder Base, Louis Hughes (Two Deep), The Silver Rider, Crackazat
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