Review: Cristoph has released on some of house music's most high-profile labels - Truesoul, Circus and Sasha's Last Night On Earth - while Olander's Vivrant imprint is consistently home to chart-topping progressive house tracks. It's no surprise then that their debut release for Bedrock sees them in fine, melodic form. The title track is an epic, pulsating groove that resounds to rich, epic strings tranced out synth builds and a rumbling bass - the perfect combination to ensure big room euphoria. "Dimensions" is somewhat more subdued, but its fusion of a rolling groove with crystalline melodies means that it will have the same effect as "Last Dance".
Review: Having released two Eps on Jon Digweed's Bedrock last year, Jeremy Olander made the decision to return to his own label, Vivrant. Olander's timing was good, and Karusell is among his finest work to date. The title track revolves around the kind of lopsided minimal rhythm that Olander has become synonymous with, but it also features a spacey, enveloping melody that is high on melancholia and sccompanied by a searing bass. It's a powerful combination and shows that he's not solely focused on the dance floor. On "Andkoln" the Vivrant boss delivers a more streamlined, linear groove, but it'll still stand out thanks to its tripped out hooks and building, layered filters.
Review: Swedish tech house hero Jeremy Olander returns on his beloved Vivrant. The Stockholm-based imprint has in a short time attracted established artists, as well as some of the most exciting emerging sounds. For its first outing of 2018, Vivrant welcomes some the scene's top talents as they reinterpret Olander's Caravelle EP in a stunning label debut. Belfast's pride that is Ejeca serves up some high-octane adrenaline on the brooding remix of "Atlanten", the legendary King Unique also deliver a fairly straight-ahead and stomping cut - they can always be depended on for something euphoric. Rest assured their rendition of "Shuttle" is no exception. Finally Spanish budding star Marino Canal delvers a deeply sublime and atmospheric rework of "Caravelle" that was undoubtedly the most evocative of them all.