Mano Le Tough's label isn't the most prolific, but 2017 has been a busy one for Maeve and Adam Marshall's Low Poly Nature is its fourth EP. Best known for his releases on his New Kanada label and Mike Shannon's Cynosure, the Canadian's debut for Maeve sees him go down a more melodic route than usual. "Core Dub", with its atmospheric keys and lithe rhythm and the mellow, melancholic "Illusions of House" are exactly the type of tracks that the Maeve owner would play out, while on "House Shipping (Jammed Mix)", Marshall delivers the kind of wiry, lean groove that one would normally associate with Isolee. Despite all of these surprises, "Espics Drop" is the most unconventional track in this release, as a mellow foghorn is fused with snappy breaks.
Brighton's own 877 get back to business with a fantastic project alongside the rapidly rising local sounds of Affiliate. The title track 'Breathe' takes an awesome approach, combining breaksy drum patterns, euphoric rolling subs and the beautiful vocals of London's Dakota Sixx to create a cascading cocktail of dancefloor dynamite. Next up 'Feelin' is a very creative piece of production, with perfectly crafted bass synths waving left to right creating an awesome sense of depth. Of course Majora's remix of 'Breathe' is on point as the RKS veteran strips back the instrumentation for a complete funky rework, complete with rapid percussion and weighty bass design.