||1.||"Basical" (Samo DJ & Baba Stilts remix) (7:59)|
Berlin's Klasse Recordings launched their new sublabel Klasse Wrecks last year to showcase some more adventurous styles beyond their usual endeavours and this new one by Phran certainly delivers. "Basical" starts things off in an exotic fashion with sampled monologue backed with bongo drums beneath smooth, dreamy keys. The broken overdriven kick on "Alberca" soon gives way to killer steel drums drenched in delay and a mesmerising melody. Samo DJ and Baba Stilts hand in a nice remix of "Basical" that's full of deepness too. On the flip we have "Ayoo" with its snarling, overdriven bassline and hissing metallic hi-hats getting all in your face, while "Handprints" gets deep again with its persisting harpsichord assisting a throbbing groove that brings in laser zaps, looped strings and a killer bassline.
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