Two Crowns EP – Session Victim

We normally think of Session Victim as big room house artists, but their previous release and now this EP on Delusions Of Grandeur suggest a change direction for their productions, and it’s sounding pretty good to me.

This EP gives us three original tracks which move smoothly from the low slung funky wobble of the title track with it’s stabbing analogue synths and house not house live drum groove, through to the lush, expansive sounds of Village Youth.

Once again, Session Victim have created a collection of tracks which give us a sense of nostalgia for early 90’s Fila Brazilia/Solid Doctor records on the influential Porky label or classic cuts from Kruder & Dorfmeister. A world where trippy spoken word samples, cut up breakbeats, deep pads and sine wave basslines live in perfect harmony and a sense of optimism flows through every note. Let’s face it, we can all do with some of that right now! 

releases March 26, 2021 – Buy via Bandcamp here or via player above

Boketto – Une

Lovely mellow balearic electronica from new project from radio veteran Mark Radcliffe and Paul Langley. Boketto is available as a free download from their site, see below.

The debut album drops 18/10/19 via Middle of Nowhere Records, https://www.monr.co.uk/products/une-lost-cd

https://www.theguardian.com/music/2019/sep/25/une-mark-radcliffe-electronica-god-im-not-just-some-radio-bloke-having-a-dabble

https://thequietus.com/articles/27098-mark-radcliffe-interview-favourite-music

http://www.unemusic.com/