the third cut on kalahari oyster cult comes from erell ranson, a producer who combines the subtleties and depths of uk electronics with the groove of the us. hand in hand ep is a transatlantic marriage of machine music. warm sounds abound, lush pads and textured tones accompanied by pulsing toms and clean claps. melodies are flexible, bending and giving as moods change and harmonies unfold in effortless shifts. let ranson take you, hand in hand, to hear the beauty of the machine.
erell ranson crafts melancholic techno and is laying down warm chords and deep harmonics on this five track ep on the elektrosouls imprint. label bosses collaboration newtownsoul bring us remix of the title track reshaped for the dance floor.
erell ranson is based in the north of france and has already released memorable records on arne weinbergs aw-recordings, as well as on his own myself label. he expresses his personality through these soulful productions, and this new release on adepth demonstrates how his great talent has developed even further. each track on the new everything needs to be clear ep is an individual musical journey in its own right. the 4 track ep begins with erells original version of >everything needs to be clear<. its combination of gentle chords with electro beats is the foundation of the musical ideas explored throughout this release. the second track, >so strange to explain<, is deeper and an adventurous fusion of dark, intense tones, swirling beats and insistent percussion. on the flipside, canadian rennie foster remixes the title track, and delivers a fine piece of modern dancefloor techno which respects the key elements of title track. erells >sandcastle< closes the ep, and its sophisticated yet punchy bassline and fragile synths recall some classic early 90s productions.
on his second ep for myself recordings, erell ranson returns with some new results of his recent studio work. >where the clouds are< shows his true colors, dark, deep techno with a solid detroit-esque feel to it.paul macs remix is more traditionally structured and floor friendly. he pushes the pulsating drive of the original to a maximum, to create a deep club track that will fill the floors all over the globe.deep detroit techno is fast becoming one of the trademarks of myself recordings.
myself recordings is proud to present the 1st release. >sense of our life ep< will be feature new materials from label owner himself, erell ranson. his music can be easily describe as deep detroit techno and electro. erell expresses his personnal vision of deepness and soul. and myself recordings is very happy to present you a remix by arne weinberg, courtesy of aw-recordings, styrax and matrix detroit.you can expect melodies, soul and melancholy
according to dan curtin: this work shows history and knowledge of the music that inspired most of what we listen to today. every track demonstrates a rich and thick production that perfectly compliments the musical contents. ranson definitely pays homage to the sound of the detroit originators but still displays his own direction and identity. this is future soul with emotion unbound to our planet. so far full support from dan curtin/ fabrice lig and funk d void!
aw recordings is proud to introduce a new talent to the scene. erell ranson is a passionate french producer who has been creating his deep and very emotional music for years ago.. what you can expect? erells influences are the belleville three juan atkins, derrick may and kevin saunderson. any further questions?