One of minimal house music's mavericks delivers a sexy, assured release for Marc Romboy's label. The club edit is the most DJ friendly version on offer here, with doubled up drums and grinding riffs providing the focus as Jones's ghostly vocals loom in the background. The Lopazz & Casio Casino take follows a relatively similar approach, with the vocal sounding muffled at times and on other occasions more soulful and contemplative. But it's the Kruse & Nurnberg version which stands out the most. This is thanks to the rolling, filtered groove, but also due to the fact that this version gives Jones's soulful, sensual tones the necessary space to seduce the listener
Chelonis is very much the 'artiste'... A poet, a producer, a party starter, you never know what to expect from him, other than it being unique and delivered in his own style. The Prison Buffet takes off where 2009's Chatterton left us; whirling and wheezing in puddle of sleazy electro and soul. If anything, this bulges with even more surprise and panache than the previous as we shake and sass from vibe to vibe to vibe; the Drums Of Death style declarations on "23$ Life", the sombre Prince-like sobriety of "Car Crash In Reverse", the demented late night techno of "The Irritant (Brain Damage Club", the list goes on. Wonderfully unpredictable...