philadelphia s michael the lion has been making waves recently with his original productions and edits for soul clap records and razor-n-tape. michael s most known edits ep brings the philly flavour with big strings, hot percussion and uplifting vibes. he adapts the trademark sound he d developed for over a decade under the pseudonyms dj apt one and rcmp - live instruments sit seamlessly with sampled grooves to create organic, classic textures. the lion sound is always funky, always strong and always ready for the floor. a1. the hangover - a reslung take on one of the great dancefloor classics. a long-time staple of michael s tour sets. a2. know this - rock solid philly funk grooves complete with live bass and organ right in the pocket. b1. fly robert - strings and percussion rule the day on this uplifting take on a most known cut. b2. bo knows - bo knows afro-latin percussion, bo knows horns. bo knows feel-good vibes! michael s recent releases have had dj support from bicep, faze action, mark farina, the reflex, kraak & smaak, greg wilson, jacques renault, cosmo baker, mousse t, ron basejam, yam who?, razor-n-tape, nicholas, dj bruce, soul clap, sleazy mcqueen, hot toddy, pete herbert, dj rocca, inkswel, recloose and more.
rnt is turning 10 releases old with this special and varied ep from michael the lion. known recently for his work on soul clap records, michael flexes his edit skills on this one, flipping some funk on the a-side with any time, and serving up classic italo cheek with the don.the b-side erupts with the disco-house-bringer-downer get more and finishes smooth with a fresh take on a wellworn sample with 909s and herb, a coproduction with sammy bananas, of fool s gold record fame. this milestone record is a choice celebration of the quality that the rnt label has come to personify.