The variety and ingenuity that a relatively small operation like Don't Be Afraid has shown in their releases this year to date put the somewhat linear approach of many larger labels to shame. Here they launch another new label in DBA Dubs, a ten inch series with a simple yet all too compelling concept - gather up an original house dub from a UK producer and enlist a transatlantic counterpart to deliver a more techno flavoured remix. Modern Soul boss Tom Giles opens proceedings under his Claws For? alias with a typically boogie indebted slice of analogue house in "Profumo" that is up their with Mr Beatnick's "Sun Goddess" in the shamelessly summery vibe stakes. In the US corner DBA have West Coast heat shaper Gosub who delivers a typically fully stacked Miami electro remix with the greasiest of funked out synth lines daubed lazily across the snapping 808s. The standard is set and we can't wait to see who follows!
Jane Fitz (Invisible Menders), Kone-R (Uncharted Audio), YAM WHO?, Semtek, Hugo Mendez (Sofrito), Session Victim, Juno Recommends Disco, I Love Disco!, Sleazy Beats Recordings, Moustache Love, Trujillo, Disco Dirtbox, Red Greg, A Rave Called Sharon
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