||1.||Sascha Dive - "Lab#4" (6:11)|
||2.||Superlounge - "Uluwatu" (dub) (6:26)|
||1.||Mano Andrei - "Never End" (7:07)|
||2.||DoubtingThomas - "Encodeurs" (7:53)|
Robbie Akbal's Akbal Music clearly rolls well of the tongue, and is based in Cancun, Mexico, which is refreshing compared to the usual Berlin-London-Colgne-Paris-Amsterdam affairs. The dude's been representing Mexico's house and tech scene very well indeed, and this latest EP marks a whopping ten years of service; the man couldn't exactly stay quiet about it, so he's gone and recruited some top talent to celebrate. German deep house wizard Sascha Dive comes through with "Lab#4", a lean, efficient dancefloor warmer with a slick groove, which is followed by the dub cut to "Uluwatu", a supremely funky house slinger by Superlounge. Mano Andrei takes control of the B2 with "Never End", a mystical slice of 4/4 cimplete with a ridiculously deep set of pads, while DoubtingThomas goes off on a minimal flex with the glitchy, stylized beats and melodies of "Encodeurs". Happy 10 years, Akbal!
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