1. Beck – Wow (TOKiMONSTA Remix)
A fun remix from LA basshead TOKiMONSTA. She balances that quirkiness of Beck with the mainstream bass sound, resulting in a song that has wide appeal without being stale — just begging to be played on repeat.
2. Lee Foss – Deep Congo
Loving the groove on this deep house cut from Hot Creations founder / Hot Natured member Lee Foss. Classic house with a 2016 twist and a walking bassline makes this fresh for daysss.
3. Mall Grab – I Just Wanna
Percussive, bassy, classic soul house? Yes please! Mall Grab makes this shit seem effortless. There’s something to please everyone in this lovely, energetic track and I just wanna dance around the room (no pun intended).
4. Luttrell – And Back
Eric Luttrell, one half of The M Machine, has an EP out, and this song is grand. Atmospheric and beautiful, but oh so groovy. Anjunadeep has been releasing some damn good music lately.
5. Boxed In – Forget (George FitzGerald Remix)
George FitzGerald packs so much emotion in his productions. Time after time, his stuff always makes me feel, sometimes viscerally. Somewhat melancholy but with wonder and beauty, so it’s a sweet kind of sadness.
6. Mark Reeve – Love You
You can feel the love in this one. Really well done.
7. Kidnap Kid – Mist
Kidnap Kid continues to experiment with his style, and this is a great deep house take. I always felt that his production was better than his taste, for lack of a better term, and it seems like his taste is maturing, finally giving his production skills a chance to shine.
8. Roberto – Lunar Waves
Someone is having fun with a new synthesizer! Layers of summer synths over an upbeat bassline, and that riff that starts around the 2:00 mark brings in a really nice energy for the rest of the track, as the layers slither in and out, the beat breaks down, and the song ends up in like a galactic jazz club, I dig.
9. B. Bravo – Energy
A lovely future bass downtempo track, also featuring a bit of space jazz. Love the way the vocals are distorted and then layered over each other, creating a rich, poignant sound.
10. Artifakts – Stellar
So apparently I commented “stellar” on this song without even realizing it’s called “Stellar.” Speaks for itself, I think.