infuse027 marks label head enzo siragusa’s debut solo ep on the imprint. for the occasion, he finally releases ‘little angel’, a track close to his heart which was debuted on his bbc radio 1 essential mix at the end of 2016. embellished with swinging drums, and gentle soaring pads, it s a feel-good masterstroke of deep house. on the flip is romania’s cristi cons on remix duty, who keeps things deep but adds a subtle attitude that builds throughout, all while paying homage to the original.
mannheim duo ho do ri s lost in betty s ford is an exercise in restraint with the ep delving into the deeper realms of house music. elotrans kick things off with its shuffling percussion lending the track more of a jacking vibe. high level boost ups the energy whilst still retaining a distinctly left field vibe whilst k for the models delves into murkier realms in a superbly wonky way. back problems rounds things off with a sub-aquatic ride reminiscent of baby ford at his most coherent.
legendary producer point g teams up with trauma for the modulation tropique ep on infuse. ‘push it coasts along on a sea of breakbeats and tight as a drum percussion whilst modulation tropique up the energy label with a brisk tech groove. ‘locoliente rounds the release off with a loving slice of hypnotic edged house. vinyl only!
lorenzo chiabotti s each one teach one ep starts with the subtly minimal roller esc one, blondie brownie beat follows on, taking a more electro edged approach whilst title track each one teach one bubbles along on a tide of energetic percussion
okains key ear for a groove finds a home on infuse in the form of his magic box ep. place des fetes is a keen example, subtle layered sounds sneaking in between the b-line driven ride means there s always something new to find. magic box moves into a more blissful arena with it s swelling pad perfect for those early morning sunrise sets whilst rich nxt remixes place de fetes, stripping the elements down in his own inimitable way. vinyl only!
fabe has become an integral part of the infuse label, with his square town story ep and ho do ri collaboration picking up various plaudits. as i skipped the gym ep kicks off with shaped like kayla , continuing the producers preference for a mind melting bass line flecks of acid and tripped out vocal snippets add a wigged out feel. who is the drummer jacks things up with swung percussion whilst navigate takes a broken beat direction. vinyl only!
east end dubs has been bumping around the london club scene and beyond for many years now so it was only natural that the prolific producers next ep should appear on infuse. mind traps ep has all the hallmarks of a classic eed release bumping tech grinders for those groovier dance floors. as featured on enzo siragusa s essential mix. vinyl only!
the latest vinyl only entry on infuse finds karousel stepping up for production duties. outback is first a tripped out female vocal imbuing the track with a distinctly hypnotic vibe for those late night sessions that s already seen label head enzo siragusa drop it on amnesia s terrace to great effect. jungle heat ups the energy with a raw house groove whilst coastin heads up the flip with a deeper melodic groove before label favourite seb zito takes on outback , harnessing london s underground with breakbeats and a steppers b-line.
infuse return for their first release of 2017 with a fresh new look and talent in the shape of jack wickham, who provides a vinyl only 4 tracker of dance floor goodness. exchange kicks things off with a perky tech houser with an emphasis on groove whilst kotone delves deeper. cos keeps the energy high with a kinetic slice of tech-funk and brick rounds things off nicely with a brisk & sprightly romp.
20 year old utrecht based producer julian alexander steps up for the next release in infuse with a ep of raw house grooves. sweet rain kicks things off, its deeply rounded bass and swung percussion imbuing the track with a real sense of groove. cabin fever continues the vibe whilst present brings a sense of warmth an undulating pad lending the track a more blissed out feel whilst straight furrows a tougher path with a dirtier warehouse kick and metallic percussion.
london based odd are a natural fit for infuse with their rolling hypnotic grooves featuring in the sets of the fuse crew for the past few years. their cold fusion ep kicks off with get away, the ep s vinyl only track, a deep edged shuffler, custom fit for those hazier dance-floor moments. roll the beats has a distinctly tripped out sensibility whilst making moves ups the energy with a sprightly house-edged bounce.
its destination romania for the next release on the burgeoning infuse label with iuly.b taking the reins with his harmonics ep. romance delves deep with its subdued bass line and off kilter percussion edging the track into hazy territory. supersonic ups the ante with a sweeping, undulating synth percolating throughout whilst sine harmonics is a total gem, with its fresh and unique vibe making it truly stand out as something special.
fuse londons offshoot label continues its strongest year so far with fabe stepping up to the plate to present the square town story ep. kim on gin is the first port of call with its swung rhythms and idiosyncratic bassline with all city brother following on in much the same funked up vein. no more order injects a housier feeling with its toughened up drums whilst enzo siragusa & seb zito provide their own interpretation of kim on gin in their own inimitable style.
the french electronic music scene is having quite a renaissance of late and toulouse based zendid s debut ep for infuse, the understellite ep is indicative of the renaissance currently afoot.. kicking things off, second way is a razor sharp blend of groove led house music with a main room sensibility whilst title track understellite is quirkier in its approach, its anarchic b-line snaking throughout the track to lend a tripped out edge. disco dance rounds things off with a heady slice of bottom heavy phunk.
infuse drop their first 12- of 2016 which sees howl ensemble take the reigns for a fine 3 tracker. nexus is a bottom heavy warehouse groove with plexus providing able support with its deeper aquatic style whilst sexus rounds things off with an altogether trippier experience
einzelkind returns to infuse, this time teaming up with simon birkenfeld for their new project hot city orchestra. the observatory ep kicks off with futuro, a deliciously tripped out slice of house whilst flipsides title track the observatory ploughs a deeper furrow with warm pads imbuing the track with a subtle uplifting flavour
ferro s first full ep for infuse finds the dutch native in fine form with his you are not your mind ep. weaving together intricate rhythms with his honed technical approach the tracks have a distinctly organic feel, equally pleasing at home or in the midst of a hazy dance floor.
the latest various artists ep from fuse london s infuse imprint features labels stalwarts rich nxt & seb zito kicking things off with the deep and moody *serve* whilst pat ondebaaks *one* delves deeper still with its deliciously hypnotic vibe. on the flip, ant & ferro up the energy levels a notch with the quirky little roller *toasted* and rounding off the ep, inner provides *mascota arlechin*, a fresh tech tinged groove.
fuse londons sister label, infuse, welcomes spanish producer sonodab into the fold. set for release on x, infuse 006 consists of three wickedly hypnotic house mutations from the barcelona based producer which perfectly fit with infuses famed sound.
you have got to love a label sampler where the artist field says various. it simply means you are not going to get any padding. you wont find any pointless stuff on your plate, just a collection of a-sides from different producers and in this case, the four servings of meat on this one dish are of particularly high, organic value.