Greenfish – Pouse Harty

December 29, 2015 in Singles

Greenfish Pouse Harty Ready Mix RecordsDoing my best to get back into ‘work’ mode after the Xmas break but it’s not easy! So there are still a few bits from last week I need to tell y’all about, starting with this latest offering from Ready Mix Records.

Four mixes of Pouse Harty to choose from. The original’s quite a stripped-back, almost minimal deep/tech houser predicated around a simple hip-shaking rhythm, bubblin’ bass and diva vocal snips, all of which are accompanied by a treated male voice saying – well, actually I’m pretty sure he’s not saying the name of Scottish football team Stenhousemuir, but now I’ve heard it as that…

As for the remixes, David Kassi takes us down a deeper, warmer, smoother road with a beefier bassline and some nice understated chords, Deep Active Sound get dubbed-out and a lil’ bit wonky for small hours floors, while finally SLP up the dub ante (in the reggae sense) on their skankin’ Club Mix.

Kassi’s rub takes the gold for me, with SLP not far behind.

Out: Now on Beatport, everywhere else from Monday

About: Find Ready Mix Records on Soundcloud and Facebook.

Onur Ozman – There’s No Shame

February 11, 2015 in Singles

Onur Ozman There's No Shame Ready Mix RecordsAfter just bigging up YokoO’s contribution to the 22 Digit EP below, we stay in “deep and soulful” territory with this newie from Canada’s ever-checkable Ready Mix Records.

In its original form, the unhurried, male-vocalled There’s No Shame has that early 00s Naked/Om vibe in spades, and should go down a storm on the soulful floors. David Kassi then supplies a Remix and Dub that beef up the beats just a little and respectively use less of the vocal and drop it altogether, while completing the package is a Chriss Ronson Cre8tion Remix that maintains the soulful vibe of the original but gets a lil’ more lo-slung and funky with it.

Ronsson’s rub JUST pips it over the original, to these ears.

Out: This week on Beatport, everywhere else from 23 Feb.

About: Find Ready Mix Records on Soundcloud and Facebook.