||1.||"Ride With You" (Italo Johnson remix)|
||2.||"Ride With You" (original mix)|
||1.||"Ride With You" (Darren Emerson dub)|
||2.||"Ride With You" (Mike Dehnert remix)|
As a new project for long-serving house trooper Darren Emerson, The White Lamp seems to be picking up pace swiftly following the well-received singles for Sonar Kollektiv and Futureboogie. Making the move to the ever-more house-orientated Hotflush, this latest single sees Emerson and vocalist Peter Josef get their track "Ride With You" re-examined by a host of characters. First up is Italo Johnson, exclusive to the vinyl with his finely toned machine-driven remix, before the original version sidles up in all its woozy, hazy bombast. Emerson turns out a more club-ready "Dub" that works in some solid drums and lets the simmering vocals swirl in a pot of delay and reverb, leaving it to Mike Dehnert to drop a sparse and cheekily funking abstraction that usurps the warm tones for a cold bite.
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