Continuing to fuse his love of warm, soulful samples with techno frameworks, Cottam slides over to Sound Of Speed to serve up a no-nonsense three-tracker of high-grade disco heat positioned perfectly left of centre. "Ire-Work" stews a relentless guitar lick into a tumbling drum roll and keeps the techno siren leading the way throughout for a truly tense builder, while "Trouble In The Street" goes in stripped and heavy with a simple drum track and an ice-cold vocal speech for an equally dramatic finish. "Scientific" gets busy with the delay unit for a low-slung dub house cut that echoes into a glorious, strung-out groove.
Jimpster, Ender, Ka§par, Dusty / Jazz & Milk, Watson, Carlos Nilmmns, Paul Thornton (Dig Deep / Reboot), PRECIOUS K, Mystic Rock, Juno Recommends Deep House, Damon Martin (Disco Bloodbath), Eddie C, Love Hotel District, Cottam, Sccucci Manucci, Jon Reynolds (LANDED Records), COYOTE Is It Balearic?
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