S!LK debuts on Piston with his three tracker Argo’s Lullaby. Italian born but raised in USA and South America S!LK has carved out a name for himself among his peers with superb releases across many labels. When DJing he likes to keep things interesting while mixing up genres and keeping the floor pumping. In producing he adds atmospherics in unlikely places with top results and it is this type of workmanship that gains lots of respect.
First up we have the deep Argo’s Lullaby with its smooth intro boasting a low end kick and layered percussions building effortlessly. Nice and tight arrangements which give off a rhythmic vibe as cool FX add textures in the background. A subtle intensity builds in the sound as we head to the break where wonderfully layered sounds create a stunning atmosphere with a groovy edge. Great stuff that will do well in those deeper loosened up sets.
Mutafuka Say is up next and gets right into the groove as chunky kicks are contrasted with crispy hats and tight drum patterns. Deep chords provide a solid groove and sit perfectly in the sound. Vocal samples add a very cool dynamic and come to the fore on the break with great effect. After the break we settle into a relentless hypnotic groove for the duration. Top notch stuff and not to be missed.
Red Pill intros with a cool percussion arrangement before punchy kicks take over with a smooth vocal sample in the background. Deep house synths take us up to a super groovy bassline that gives the track a dancey vibe. Expertly crafted drum patterns keep the rhythms flowing as those synths dominate the track. Superb cut from S!LK that will no doubt turn a few heads.
Italian DJ and producer duo Davide and Michele Di Chiara aka Di Chiara Brothers debut on Piston with the two track Come With Us EP. The guys have been DJing together for quite a while and in 2010 they got into producing. Since then they have notched up a hugely impressive back catalogue featuring on many labels with a focus mainly on Deep and Tech House.
Come With Us intros with a smooth percussion arrangement and is joined soon after by a nice chunky kick and a bass that walks through the groove beautifully. More percussive layers are added and create a nice flowing rhythmic vibe while the filters take the sound to near silence. A cool vocal arrives adding a wonderful character to the sound before we are slammed right back into a deep tech fuelled ride. A truly relentless monster that will light up any floor.
I Understood brings a fresh wave of deep tech house. Percussion heavy arrangements will get those asses shakin in no time as a nice phat kick thumps out the deeper elements. The bass takes shape with long notes dishing out perfectly pitched lower end frequencies. The big hitter here are the vocal samples which dominate throughout as classic snippets are instantly recognisable. Big pumping dancefloor tune which will be a feature in many sets no doubt.
Iban Montoro & Jazzman Wax are back at Piston with Let It. The guys are fresh off the back of their Piston debut, In Da House which saw great support from many quarters. This time around we are treated to some nice and deep, sublime house, so get ready to groove.
First up we have Let It with a very cool well rounded kick drum and snappy snare combi. Crispy sharp hats join in and the rhythms begin to flow fluently. Lush organ chords get the deep grooves moving to the backdrop of a rumbling bass that sits on the low end beautifully. The break offers up some expertly crafted FX and note structures with cool vocal samples adding character. Nice and tight deep house for the dancefloor, not to be missed.
Break King intros with a nice punchy kick with subtle percussions building slowly as smooth rising pad FX sit in the wings. Loose and hissy hats gather pace as the superb bass pattern begins to weave its magic. Nice and subtle synth hits fade through beautifully taking the groove to deeper levels. Smooth vocals come through on the break giving the track a very cool personality and rounding off a top notch cut, a must have no doubt.