Right, you know the drill. New Firecracker 10". Sumptuous artwork? Check. Killer music? Checkity check. Gavin Sutherland aka Fudge Fingas is the man behind the seventh instalment in the cult series, with A-Side cut "What Works" showing a move away from the soulful strains of his recent long player for Prime Numbers and towards moody, shuffling Detroit house. It seems fitting that remix duties are handed to Vakula - it was Firecracker after all who first showcased the Ukrainian producer's sounds to a wider audience - and despite his prolific form in recent times, his appearance here still feels very special indeed. Unsurprisingly, he turns in a memorable, highly atmospheric remix of "What Works", before another Fudge original, the chiming sea of calm that is "Mass X", rounds off an essential release.
Rick Hopkins, Jane Fitz (Invisible Menders), Droog, Ryan Shaw (Eclectic Avenue Records), Ernie (Minuendo Recordings), Tal M. Klein, Rufus (Bosconi, Nighdrivers, Marmo), Gaetano Battista, Spacewalker, Andy Ticker, Dario Damerini, Matt Trousdale, Ksoul, Mehdi, WOLF Music, Marc Cotterell (Plastik People), Zambon, FabioDellaTorre (Minimono/Bosconi), SE62, Jesus Gonsev, Jay Simon (Must Have Records), Andre Lodemann, Roberto Rodriguez, Session Victim, M50, Juno Recommends Deep House, Shadow Dancer (Boysnoize Records), Zoo Look, Lwazi Koom, Vakula, Chamboche, Cottam, Voyeurhythm, Juno Distribution Podcast Series, Duff Disco, Vidinovski, Nicola Conte, Sai Aka Blend Architect, Sccucci Manucci, Agnostic Rhythm, Linkwood, Fudge Fingas, The Tortoise, Lord Of The Isles, MARCOS CABRAL, Tabernacle Records DJs, Kastil (Soul Notes/Stale), Djs: Most Charted - Deep House, Audio Soul Project, Melbourne Deepcast, Modsleep
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