mark barrott is the man behind international feel, roca, future loop foundation, as well as being a founding of the balearic boy-band talamanca system alongside gerd janson & lauer. nature sounds of the balearics is marks debut lp on running back incantations. most music does not come out of nowhere. arising and appearing in a pre-existing system of influences, cross-references, roots, memories and desires, it either directly points towards a heritage or into the future. mark barrotts nature sounds of the balearics is a bit of both
fun key grooves, moving basslines spiced up with pads of dubbie vibes. the journey continues with 4 tunes of deep fun from the cab crew. a warm welcome to noah skelton & youandewan. can u stand those goodies too ? :o) peace
repress !! understood to be the work of earl jeffers, this fresh slice of white label edit goodness comes with four chopped up jams honed for ultimate dancefloor impact. first up is -thank you-, which takes a tough house backdrop and throws some fiery soul down on top of it in a manner you could imagine moodymann dropping with satisfaction. -badadu- meanwhile heads into a more delirious headspace, the sampling meeting with fierce showers of synth fx and a generally raucous arrangement. there are no prizes for guessing what -d-d-d- samples, but it does so with all the fireworks you would want from a house re-rub of such a classic. -the paper- makes for a fine finishing move with its choppy vocal slices and swooning strings.