The last time Dutch production geniuses, Keljet, teamed up with Ayer, the nu disco goodness was overpowering, resulting in a track that’s still smashing dance floors on the regular with their remix of “Circle Down.” This time, the two parties have teamed up for a proper original and the result is better than we could have hoped for. “If It’s Not You” is feel good through and through with cosmic synths swirling around Ayer’s delicate falsetto and a disco fueled indie dance groove. Take a listen below:
Lisbon OG Xinobi is testing the experimental waters with this indie dance jam that is sure to make you forget about your worries. “Charm” is piano-driven track that perfectly surrounds some serious vocals. It’s borderline pop-y, and I’m really feeling the new vibe! Hear this:
So vintage, so beautiful. This track is a real treat, especially if you’re into that west coast funk that permeated all the great 70s, 80s and 90s soul tracks and this one is truly something not to rush through. The perfectly percolated filtered samples combine with new age synths make this a song to really vibe to.
Tropicool’s mixes are superb, they are mood-fitting and highly sensual. “Indian Solstice” is no different and the vibe he brings with this set is one that resounds with the Fall feeling. A mix of indie, melodic house, shuttered between deep, dark fantasy tracks with french disco to bring you out of your funk. The track listing is on his Facebook page, where you can also download this mix for free! Enjoy!
Coming from the enigmatic Water Face is the fabulous “Gotta Get Close”: a track that rests on its laurels as a swinging throwback to the days of Gary Low and Chic. Bursting right out of the gate, the track begins with a fade into a peppy bassline followed by an unstoppable 4/4 beat and guitar licks so light it would make Nile Rodgers pick up a guitar. Combine all of these elements with an ambience that screams out “put me on a 7″ single now,” and you have one of those precious jewels that will force the Twitter generation to whip out the Shazam app on their iPhone (only to scream in futility when the app pulls up no matches because, let’s face it, this track is way off the grid).
But that’s not to say that this song never will be on the grid; after all, this is a celebration of a classic kind of sound that never gets old and, if Water Face continues to produce such quality pieces as this, they’re gonna be on the radar sooner rather than later.
Stream “Gotta Get Close” below and visit Water Face’s SoundCloud for a free download.