||1.||"Training Day" (5:45)|
||2.||"Westdown Road" (5:34)|
||1.||"Ode To Lynch" (5:23)|
||2.||"Cranbourne Road" (4:53)|
FunkinEven's Apron label are set for big things this year, what with a debut album from the dapper man due in the spring. A first 12" of the year suggests Apron will remain active when it comes to uncovering new talent, presenting Road Works Part 1 by newcomer Shamos. Hailing from Dublin, but raised in Leyton, Shamos apparently furnished FunkinEven with his tracks for potential airing on the Apron NTS show and he was sufficiently wowed to welcome him into the label fold. It's easy to see why on the basis of these four cuts with Shamos mainlining the sort of evil, gritty music for clubs with low ceilings and over active smoke machines that Apron specialise in. The swagger with which he brings in that key line in opener "Training Day" marks Shamos out as a real talent; here's to volumes 2,3,4 and 5!
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