Who said filtered, chugging house was dead? Certainly not Delusions Of Grandeur, long-time proponents of delivering sweaty dancefloor heat. Following the Burnin' Up 12" for Shadeleaf last year, ThatmanMonkz's second release provides dubstep heaviness made to fit a deep house, jazz and disco influenced mould. With its tribal drums and deep vocals "Girl I Know It" is an attention grabbing A-side, while the B1, "Blowin' My Mind", has some of the best Rhodes you could hope for in a house production (never mind those thick claps and damp beats). "Be With Me" then hits up the jazz tip with gorgeous Lauryn Hill sounding vocals. Big tip on this one.
Jonna (City Fly / Mysterious Works), Mike Misiu, Jimpster, Aaron Dae (Razor-N-Tape), Corbi, Mark Johnson Bournemouth, Replika (Quintessentials), Matt Trousdale, Mannmade Music, Thatmanmonkz (Shadeleaf Music), Lay-Far, Scott K. [BOXmusic], Martin Haberland, Dreamtime Records, Mike W - Kolour LTD, Frank Booker, DJ Raw Sugar, Luke Solomon, Sleazy Beats Recordings, INKSWEL (HOT SHOT SOUNDS / BBE), Evan Michael, Jean Claude Gavri, Red Greg, Rompante, KS French, Titonton Duvante (Residual), Jad & The
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