Review: Galcher Lustwerk rose to prominence in 2013 with 100% Galcher, a 'mixtape' featuring his original productions. Now the US producer is back with a follow-up and fittingly, it's another digital-only release. Featuring lazy vocals, low-slung bass and full blooded percussion and beats throughout, this 20-track affair sounds like an impeccable meeting of US house and hip-hop influences. While DJs will find most favour with the snappy rhythm and double bass of "Wristbands", the vocal heavy "See You When I See You", and the deep techno of "Niggas", the most rewarding pieces occur when Lustwerk traverses the lines between his sources, audible on the smoky drawl and jazzy groove of "Template".
Review: Tsuba's ten year anniversary - that's right, it has been that long already - has been marked with hit after hit from a wide selection of artists from across the house kingdom. In fact, for this 2nd instalment of the festivities, we have White Material frontman Galcher Lustwerk remixed by the inimitable Jimpster, with the latter putting a more starry-eyed mechanic onto the original; For Romeau complete the A-side with a vintage-sounding remix of "Pinball" by Williams. On the flip, Roy Comanchero drops the Chicago bass over a minimal sort of percussion groove on "Hypba". Kevin Griffiths adds a little acid to the jingly 707 beat of "Satori", and completes a stellar EP from the magnetic Tsuba.