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LET'S GO OUTSIDE

Diynamic announces alternative residency at Cova Santa
Blackjack - Optiv & BTK - Virus

Urrgghhh! And that’s pretty much all I can say, this one’s dirty! 'Blackjack' is a screwface riddim through and through. Versatile enough to appeal across the board, it’s filthy enough to slip into the gritty raves like Nu Era or Low Down Deep, but deep and powerful enough to stand out at a Ram or Shogun night. Throughout Rymetime reads the index of a smoker’s encyclopaedia.   

C Landing - Glaue - Sunset Melodies

How often do you hear a club record that summons genuine euphoria? It’s what trance producers are constantly striving for, though Glaue catches lightning in a bottle here with ‘C Landing’. It all comes down to its epic two-minute breakdown, which he’s cleverly chosen to spotlight by placing it in the opening of the record. It eventually builds to a drop that establishes it as a mainroom melodic anthem, and the exhilaration levels are kept in the red for the duration.

Fly Tonight - Jesse Rose - Play It Down

It’s obviously no coincidence that the cover of Jesse Rose’s latest, on his own Play It Down label, apes that of Thomas Bangalter’s inimitable Roule imprint. This French fried disco number has been filtered to absolute buggery, and laden with the nifty compression trick that gave all those great releases from Bangalter, DJ Falcon and Alan Braxe their pulsing, heady vibe. It’s an unashamedly massive tune (playing to the crowd with its scarcely unrecognisable sample, from Chaka Khan’s 'I’m Every Woman') and one should treat it as such.

 

'Little Brown Dog' - MO KOLOURS - One-Handed Music

"One of the most creative and individual performers on the scene at the moment. Every time Mo plays me a beat it makes me want to write, and seeing him perform live is a glimpse into how in the moment his creative process is."