british dj/producer bearface has been on a bit of a roll of later. aside from releases on his own beartone label, the london-based label owner has also found time to deliver outstanding cuts to the likes of exploited ghetto, which housed his last release, the wonderful moon . this time around, he comes correct on his own beartone label with a record that s notable for its quirky demeanour and undoubted eclecticism. opening up the release is the sounds of mumbai nights . although it gets us underway in fairly innocuous fashion, it quickly finds its feet thanks to a brilliant, whaling indian-inspired vocal that weaves in and out throughout. a whimsical track of that sort that s sure to be a hit with more daring djs, it s an auspicious start to a release that s never lacking in personality. as is his forte, bearface then goes much deeper in search of kicks on data storm , taking us taking us down the rabbit hole to a place that s full of enticing oddities throughout. after this, the frankly bonkers sound of the electro-leaning title track sista take centre stage. a thoroughly intense peak-time workout, it s full of attitude and an indication of the producer s more gnarly and abrasive approach. all things considered, it s sure to get the night moving in an altogether different direction wherever it s unleashed. closing out the ep is the drum heavy sounds of march . a broody track that s tailor made for the night s more relentless moments, it s a a fitting way with which to sign off an eclectic and dizzying release. the latest chapter in the beartone story is a captivating listen throughout.
new from the west london revivalists - bearface records return with an off-kilter house offering.the san jose ep opens with it s namesake - a raw and rollicking percussive house workout for those heads down, late night moments on the flip is a hazy, sliding roy ayers based groove with brazilian inflections and a gorgeous clipped french-house rhythm track underpinning it.- off-kilter house offering. the san jose ep opens with it s namesake - a raw and rollicking percussive house workout for those heads down, late night moments on the flip is a hazy, sliding roy ayers based groove with brazilian inflections and a gorgeous clipped french-house rhythm track underpinning it.- records return with an off-kilter house offering.
support so far: voyeur, kito jempere, moodymanc, tronik youth, mr. top hat & alfie, joris voorn, carl craig, ponchartrain, joseph capriati (sorter)..
beartone records. home of bearface. house music since 2000. sounds like: west london meets nyc artists. bearface, trash can disco, bana kuba. label owner bearface (a.k.a. panasa from afrobeat duo bana kuba) initially gained recognition via roger sanchezs stealth label. defected records and vendetta followed suit, and today he is sought after for his productions and remixes.
volupso 007 is brought to you by david gtronic & chad andrew who represent the vatos locos crew. 2 original tracks, 1 as a collaboration between david gtronic & chad andrew and 1 track being just david gtronic. mango is remixed by bearface and blue & white has a romanian edge delivered by funk e. 4 unique tracks to give you a very diverse release from the house of volupso. enjoy xx