Fusing strains of batucada and African polyrhythms with tape-saturated Chi-town grooves and deep smokey ambiences, DJJ offers up an all-embracing audio cocktail that doesn’t quite choose between muscular swing and laid-back lounging, intensity and magnitude; feeding the furnace with an equitably balanced mix of pace and focus to ravish all on the dancefloor.
Inaugurating his new DJ Osom alias, which he describes as the epitome of “free” and a way to have “more control over my name”, J. Albert delivers a proper mind-altering slice of overboiling electronics, packed to the rim with sweltering extraterrestrial ambiences and sizzling acid chords hunting in packs. Stream the record in full within.
Inaugurated last year with a debut outing courtesy of label big cheese DJ Whispr Snipr, Australian imprint Nerang Recordings – named after the eponymous Queensland suburb they’re operating
A key element of on-the-rise Croatian collective and label low income $quad, SZCH gained further exposure last year with the drop of his fantastic ‘Untitled’ EP on Ron Wilson’s 777 sub-label LLL – notably charted by the ever choosy and discerning Objekt. Busy as ever, Filip strikes back with a shape-shifting funky four-tracker for UK based imprint Departures. Lush as it gets.
Like his name suggests, DJ Unrefined doesn’t indulge in some genteel, extra-fine brand of house but rather well in grainy-textured lo-fi pumpers and heavy-breathing analogue jams. After a convincing