In his usual no-nonsense fashion, Theo Parrish has not said much about the surprise release of Gentrified Love Part 2, despite it being his first fresh material since 2014. The EP features contributions from two of the Detroit's legends oldest friends: Rotating Assembly member Duminie DePorres, and original Slum Village member Waajeed. A-side "Warrior Code" is a quietly foreboding proposition, with spiraling electronics, jammed keys and cosmic chords riding a chunky, West London style broken beat groove. Flip for the altogether brighter and breezier "Leave The Funk To Us", a jaunty and jazz-wise 4/4 excursion blessed with some superb, Herbie Hancock style jazz-funk keys.
Jonna (City Fly / Shadeleaf Music), Ernie (Minuendo Recordings), Gaetano Battista, The Last Trip To Gandahar, Alex Attias, Phatpat, Paul Thornton (Dig Deep / Reboot), Tooli (Local Talk / OMENA), Dj Prophet, ISOUL8 (Volcov), Lexis (Music Is My Sanctuary), GWEN (SPACE BREAKS RECORDS), Petko / Soul Print Recordings, Señorlobo (Lovemonk), Hélder Russo, Ear Trumpet (The Weekend Soul), Djs: Most Charted - Deep House, Rob Manga, STUART NICETRAXUK LABEL, 4004 , Marsupials, JELLY ROLL SOUL, Nicky Soft Touch
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