||1.||"Things Can Not Stop Forever" (Al Kent remix)|
||1.||"High Jazz" (Al Kent remix)|
When it comes to edits, Al Kent is definitely up there with the best. A selector in every sense of the word, he doesn't just highlight the best of the past, but also the best elements of those originals. Here we find him revisiting Stanton Davis's 1977 jazz funk fusion album Bright Days. Taking the first and last tracks from the set, both cuts have been reshaped to fit today's dancefloors. "Things Can Not Stop Forever" is more loop-based with an added pounding stomp. The percussion from the original's intro has been applied over the guitar lick to give the edit a real insistency and groove. "High Jazz" has undergone a similar facelift. The original's far-out intentions and unpredictability are still found in the edit, but Al's managed to tether it together by way of a solid 4/4 and more emphasis on the keys than the original's emphatic vocals.
Mukatsuku Records Chart, OdDio, Athens Of The North (Fryer), Scapo, Paul Thornton (Dig Deep / Reboot), Nick Carling (Fruitful/beetroot), Marcel Vogel, Juno Recommends Disco, Medlar, Killer Funk Records USA, Rowed Out Records, Waxist (Red Stripe Disco), Moustache Love, Originals, Deano Sounds
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