cromies quietly become one of las most vital house producers. following a killer debut for nyc-based label peach alongside fellow eastsider sage caswell (with a remix by none other than kyle mf hall), hes been patiently honing his craft. his unique, amped-up vision of house music comes into full view with his amadeus debut, at interfaces.
repress , amadeus sees its catalog graced yet again by new zealand outfit chaos in the cbd. the kiwi brothers, birthed ben & louis helliker-hales, are no new faces to the label, or the wide variety of genre-bending acronyms they encompass. having recently relocated from tropical auckland to damp london earlier this year, the two take their productions along with them in their latest efforts, 816 to nunhead. title track and aside, 816 to nunhead, is tinged with whats left of summer. a nostalgic tune built for the sun and soaked in funk. its a track reminiscent of early french disco, almost as if built for the two robots themselves...
the us producer recently joined the ranks of talent residing in berlin and its evident the european techno capital is having a subtle sway on his sound on the basis of this apotheke ep, most notably the title track. theres a sense of driving momentum wedged deep in the sonic dna of this track, complemented well by a low slung bassline and airy synth melodies. elsewhere huertas sometime studio sparring partner urulu adds some percussive flex to the pulsating swing set, whilst kingsleys groove swerves the sound back towards deeper house and is apparently named in honour of a friends cat. glenn astro of the tartelet crew ends the release with a wonderfully bumping take on the track.
ama013 sees itself graced by the latvian-based, edinburgh originating experimentalist, dfrnt. birthed alex cowles, dfrnt gives three originals, aided by a club friendly mix of the aside belter,flow, from bournemouth duo zoo look