Review: The Socialists are a pan-European (and Russian!) electro-pop supergroup and this their first project for Glam Jam. "Only This Moment", as remixed in-house by KLar and PF, is an awesome exercise in Miami Vice-style yacht rock (i.e. the Jan Hammer kind). The shimmering digital production is all about azure skies, pastel suits, stubble and reclining poolside. The addition of truly authentic Michael McDonald-esque vocals, ensures that the listener ahem, keeps forgettin' it's not the 80s anymore. Satin Jackets keep the Balearic vibes on their mix, but add subtle disco claps and percussion for when the sun goes down and sunbathing turns to swaying at the yacht party.
Review: With their new-ish label Young Adults, Leeor Brown and David Fisher's aim is to source the best underground house and nu-disco being made across the globe. This has led them to releasing a new mini mix, entitled House Slippers, and here are the eight tracks featured in the their full, unmixed glory. It's an impressive selection that covers such territory as the Michael McDonald fronting Junior Boys-isms of "Only This Moment", the cloud nine electro-house of "Maybe Snakes (Permanent Vacation remix)", the retro French Touch loops of "Fake Bitches" and the synth-laden proto-acid of "Just Wear It".