Gems From The Vault Vol 2
APERSONAL 011
17 Dec 12
Disco/Nu-Disco
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Igor Jadranin - "Countless Nights" - (8:44) 110 BPM
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Davide Franca - "Love Devotion & Logomotion" - (5:05) 113 BPM
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Joseph Terruel - "Tryin To Be Me" - (5:41) 100 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Review: Here we have the second instalment of rarities from the vaults of Apersonal Music. Leading the way in this collection of 'ones that got away' is the loopy, sloppy-disco house of Igor Jadranin's "Countless Nights", the soundtrack to the messiest imaginary party ever. Next up, Michael Bow's 1980s Italo-disco hit "Love & Devotion", is slowed and warped (almost out of all recognition) into a mellow electro-boogie gem by Davide Franca. Lastly, Joseph Terruel ends things with the insistent, yet lazy, orchestrated funk of "Tryin To Be Me".
String Orchestra EP
FOL 001
04 Mar 13
Deep House
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String Orchestra (original mix) - (5:40) 115 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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String Orchestra (Sonicvibe flip) - (7:20) 109 BPM
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String Orchestra (Eddie Hu dub) - (7:28) 114 BPM
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String Orchestra (Futurewife cut) - (4:10) 117 BPM
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Dubstrumental (original mix) - (2:19) 76 BPM
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Review: In his previous outings for In The Woods and Bust A Dub, Joseph Terruel has proved adept at blending atmospheric, slo-mo house grooves with hazy disco samples and touchy-feely melodies. On this latest release for new label Fruit of Life, he ups the tempo, resulting in a jaunty, atmospheric groover that bristles with cut-glass strings, dreamy vocal samples and jazzy guitars. It's a rather delicious concoction, all told. Remix-wise, there's a plethora of reworks to choose from. There's some filter-heavy deep disco-house from Sonicvibe, a bubbly nu-disco dub from Eddie Hu and a delightful slo-mo "Dubstramental" from Terruel himself.
Slow Me Love
ED 15-B
01 Feb 12
Disco/Nu-Disco
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Joseph Terruel - "U Dreamin'" - (6:42) 98 BPM
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Rocco Raimundo - "Looking For You" - (9:04) 105 BPM
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DJ Steef - "I Can Win" - (6:12) 100 BPM Biggest-selling track on this release
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Hotbox - "Like You Used To" - (6:43) 107 BPM
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Heion - "Run" - (5:35) 105 BPM
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Review: With Valentines Day just around the corner, Editorial changes tack and takes a step into the world of loved-up, slo-mo groovery. It's a smart move. They've got some great up-and-coming producers involved, with Matthew Kyle's pal Joseph Terruel and Aussie moustache man Rocco Raimundo both offering deliciously deep, spine-tingling rubs. The latter's epic, filter-heavy "Looking For You" is arguably one of the best things he's done to date - a sinewy, string-laden disco slow dance that should impress all but the most miserable of disco purists. Heion's "Run" and DJ Steef's "I Can Win" are gorgeous, too, offering loopy, bass-heavy grooves with just the right amount of lip-smacking charm.
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