Johnny Superglu’s prior releases on Plynt demonstrate cheerful but tweaked out electro-funk. This time he’s gone for something colder and darker, which based on this instance is certainly a step in the right direction.
An interesting compilation of work from a producer whose role in the formation of dance music as we’ve later come to know it is undervalued, but one which may have benefitted from being a little less comprehensive.
Mark Forshaw’s Explorer EP doesn’t depart from the tentacular and daring approach that characterizes his sound. It’s perhaps even the most representative example of his well-tried technique and wide-scope of influences to date.
Following two top quality releases by newcomer Allison Chanic and Japanese producer Imugem Orihasam, the United Arab Emirates based Bedouin Records outlet returns with a third delivery signed by techno-savvy Dez Williams.
All three tracks on offer here manage to conjure idiosyncratic sonic landscapes; wholesome, heady and vibrant cocktails of aural colour that you’d struggle to put down and before you realise, they’re gone.