The last producer to appear on the Sleazy Beats Black Ops series was Max Graef, sharing space with Andy Hart on Heavy Setters EP in the summer of 2013, and since then the young Berliner's career has sky rocketed (as indeed has the record with Hart which is now changing hands for seriously silly money on the used circuit). It's tempting to see how Finnish producer Saine fairs after people acquaint themselves with his Business Hours EP for Black Ops, certainly it demonstrates a nice cultivation in style and approach from previous releases on Odd Socks and Musthave Records. Equally adept at producing instrumental head nodders or raw MPC-style beatdown grooves, Saine focuses on the latter across the three cuts here with the disco flecked finale "Scrabble" the highlight of a very strong release indeed.
B-Jam, Dane (Common Edit), OOFT!, CISCO CISCO, Aaron Dae (Razor-N-Tape), Replika (Deso, Swedish Brandy), Matt Trousdale, Closed Paradise, Thatmanmonkz (Shadeleaf Music), Superbreak, Martin Haberland, Alkalino, Mike W - Kolour LTD, Giant Cuts, Riccio, Frank Booker, JKriv (Razor-N-Tape), Cottam, YSE Saint Laur'Ant **, Sleazy Beats Recordings, Evan Michael, Luvless, Harvey Sutherland, Norm De Plume, Cassio Kohl, Young Adults, Martin Hayes (Rose Records), Jack Fell Down, B.G. Baarregaard, Ben La Desh, Spittal (Craigie Knowes), Voodoo Whiskey
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