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Au Pays Des Merveilles De Juliet (Psychemagik Tour De Force Remix) - Yves Simon - Leng

Creeping in and out of earshot in a flash over a year ago (initially appearing on the duo’s SoundCloud page for an instant) was this Psychemagik remix of the French chanteuse’s ultimate Balearic moment, ‘Au Pays Des Merveilles De Juliet’. Now it gets a full release on Leng, and Yves Simon’s two-½ minute original is stretched into a dreamy, seven-minute trip. Gorgeous stuff.

Resonate EP - Mr G - Just Jack Recordings

Mr G hasn't put a foot wrong in about a decade, so you'll be entirely unsurprised to find that he's sure-footed as a mountain goat here for vinyl-only imprint Just Jack Recordings. 'TT Rum Bar' is full of wide-open space, hemmed in by white noise hi-hats and pinned to the ground with a rumbling kick (oh and a thoroughly bumping mix from man of the moment Seven Davis Jr). 'What They Think' is an unstoppable, masterfully simple groove, while bulbous dub 'Yo' is a delight.

Big Sex Thing EP - Sex Judas - Marketing

Heavy disco vibe on Tim Paris’s ace Marketing label, featuring an angled, new wave fix from the man himself and a trackier touch from Scandinavian producer, Arttu, who’s appeared on labels like Clone and Lux in the past. Nice 'n’ sleazy, this chirpy release is filled with choppy guitar licks and fx, for that authentic touch, and features a bubbling electronic tribute to the Stones’ troubled early '70s era with ‘Cocksucker Blues’.

Bottom Out - Tessela - R&S

Less is indeed more. ‘Bottom Out’ works the minimal line hard; heavy phased snares, a hint of machine funk, rubberised basslines and space, a lot of space. Remixer Kowton gathers all the parts and squeezes out a slither more persistence. A superb example of two producers pushing the limits of the drum, snare and machine melody. ‘Total Music’ sees Russell deconstruct his sound further, eschewing direct drums and plotting rave abstraction and decay.