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.
Ender, Ka§par, Dusty / Jazz & Milk, Watson, Carlos Nilmmns (Trax, Planet E), 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?
What do you think of this release?
Tell us what you think in the Facebook comments box below:
Best Record Store 2007 / 2008 / 2009
Best Music Outlet 2010, 2012