Joseph Vitterito’s Anticodon Records heads into 2015 with some new material from Stateside newcomer, BimBamBoom. ‘Kiss the Disco’ fits in alongside that chugging acid/disco sound that has been occupying some of the darker corners of clubland recently (notably the productions of Craig Bratley, Daniel Avery and the rhythms you’d hear at Weatherall’s A Love From Outer Space parties), and features suitable remixes from OOFT!, Magic Touch and Secret Self Rubber.
Here we have an awesome remix from the UK pioneer of the subground genre, Alex Kidd. As part of the new batch of remixes coming from trance classic stable React, Alex applies his trademark underground subby rework of the Sundance hit from yesteryear. He keeps all the charm and warm feeling of the original throughout the break, before dropping to a pounding bass-heavy kick and techy percussion. A fresh sound in any hard dance DJ’s arsenal.
It says a lot about where the Bristol-based producer Guido is now that his latest 12” offering is two takes of the same coin — one side sheer pop shimmer and the other confounding club focused rhythmics. While it doesn’t reach the searing heights of 2009’s ‘Beautiful Complication’, ‘Moment’ still beautifully encapsulates his compositional knack, illustrating the fact that he’s a fucking talented square peg trying to fit in the round hole of dancefloor music.
This Italo disco hit crossed over into the mainstream clubs of Europe and the USA upon its release in 1982, and is, without a doubt, one of the touchstones in the evolution of electronic club music. ‘Dirty Talk’ has seen countless new remixes over the years, but Tirk offer the definitive package with bold new productions from the likes of Toby Tobias, Greg Wilson, Ruf Dug, Daniele Baldelli and original producers, Mario Boncaldo & Tony Carrasco.