walter jones has been composing music since 1977 and released his first record in 2003. he has released on various labels such as dfa, westbound, supersoul, cisco/stevier, hakt, permanent vacation, under the shade. with -instant gratification,- his second outing on whiskey pickle, the louisiana based producer offers four, cosmically tinged dance tracks that sparkle effortless class and unique flair. presented for the label s sophomore vinyl release, we are treated with bouncy, house-bumpers (-razzmatazz- and -the grinder-), low tempo chuggers (-harmonic urgency-) and even ambient works (-making love-).
walter jones kehrt mit seiner neuen 4-track-ep a night in newark zurück auf permanent vacation. dallas dance music at its best! disco beeinflusster lo-fi-house, cosmic wonders und eine sagenhafte dub-version seines 2009 hits: i am loved.walter jones veroeffentlichte schon auf labels wie cisco, supersoul, under the shade, permanent vacation, dfa oder hakt.
what more appropriate artist could possibly be featured on the inaugural release from hakt recordings the new label from dance music fixture justin miller, formerly of dfa records than dj and producer walter jones? over the course of a career that began in the late 80s, joness impeccable sense of sound has led him to produce some of dance musics high water marks of the last decade while his unflagging standards of quality control have made his own catalog a restrained display of taste and tale
this 12 inch sampler includes three exclusive tracks taken from the cd compilation >if this is house i want my money back< (permvac 046-2). first we have hunee, one of berlins finest, a top man and dj, and now also producer. his first 12 inch release, just out on feel music, is a burner, and >standin high< is no exception. walter jones track >i am loved< starts the uptempo part of the compilation with a monster modulated bass line and some blissful dreamy vocals. also worth checking is his fantastic recent release on dfa records. side b features a fantastic groove machine from one of the biggest acts in the disco/house sector in uk at the moment - 6th borough project, the project from craig smith and remix man of the moment the revenge
ill keep on loving you lays down a commanding piece of old fashioned electro-disco, particularly notable for its blurry, washed out vocals and stately downtempo synth-funk. next, >living without your lov< weighs in with a bassline that halfway between >another one bites the dust< and daft punks >around the world< before sublime synths, twangin guitar and vocal edits pile into the mix to round off a delightful piece of grade-a rose-tinted disco.
all god s children is pure deephouse with driving percussion, a classic house groove, lush keyboard work and a bassline that brings you through the night. the bside sports two versions of the track anything is possible. the maison vumbi edit by xaver hinself is very faithful to the original version, which is a disco tainted take on early chicago house, and simply streamlines the track for ideal dancefloor compatibility. the filiberto marmelade remix on the other hand turns the track into a psychedelic piano-house jam with a highly addictive additional hook, a real summer tune..
the man from louisiana, water jones, with a blend of raw disco beats and catchy old-school electro licks. the first track >deuteronomy brown< is an italo style dancefloor bomb, bound to drag people off their seats. >the odyssey sound< has entirely been built by using just one synthesizer, the legendary arp odyssey !! the tracks version featured on this release has been cut-up, dubbed and streamlined for optimum performance by paul mogg and supersouls xaver naudascher