time to welcome soul 223 to the label with his debut delusions ep entitled fear of stopping. something of a complete legend in our eyes and ears, steve pickton has been releasing top drawer tuneage for over two decades both as stasis on influential labels such as b12 and peacefrog and more recently as soul 223 on equally well regarded imprints like delsin, soul jazz and neroli.
soul 223, a seasoned producer with releases on delsin and souljazz under his belt as well as having a significant pedigree releasing as stasis on peacefrog in the ninetees. eastern promise is a fine balanced ep covering deep sample based jams, spacey disco grooves and sunshine laden strings
we are really pleased to welcome steve pickton aka soul 223 aka stasis, and many others side projects, in the neroli family. been a fan of his many aliases and projects since the mid nineties, releasing on art, opart, peacefrog, b12, multiplex, likemind, otherworld and so on.
oh yes, steve pickton pops up again.. this time on delsin! the man is kind of a legend in the uk electronics scene in his various guises - putting out greatness on peacefrog, b12, pure plastic, mo wax, clear, soul jazz, smallfish etc etc etc! here he is under his deep detroit vibed 223 moniker.. ending the ep to a heartfelt ode to essex! tip!
here s an appetizer before the full length nebraska album drops on dl. vicarious disco (alt. mix) is a slightly different mix of one of the key album tracks, a combination of an insistent looped up riff, soaring orchestral strings, and a hot nickels synth bassline. me me me goes more juan style techno, all portamento slides and peppered staccato melodies a jacker! for the b side, we asked one of our all-time favorite producers to remix vicarious disco soul 223, aka stasis. its similar in style to his other soul 223 stuff, his personalized take on detroit beatdown house.