woensdag 18 juli 2012

The Weekly Froth #48 (with Marcos Cabral & Jeremy Glenn, Tensnake, more!)

The Weekly Froth! A weekly take on six tracks, most of which have recently popped up somewhere in the blogosphere. Bit of a mixed bag with a slight leaning towards house, disco, and remixes, but generally just anything that for some reason tickled the writer’s fancy.
Track of the week: ‘Partytime’ by Jeremy Glenn (Marcos Cabral remix)
We know Jeremy Glenn has done some good work recently, and we know that Marcos Cabral can bang out a (house) tune. So put the two together, and you’re on to something, right? From the get go, this thing is on fire. Love the beat with the piano seeping through, and then it really gets rolling with more and more instruments being introduced. Cabral will not be rushed, and I like that in an eight minute song. If you are going to do something for eight minutes, might as well show some patience and make sure you pick up all the momentum you can gather. And so he does and so it rolls on, constantly tweaking it slightly to make sure it doesn’t get dull. The change-ups are there as well (just look at the shape of the SoundCloud thingy). The first one strips it back to a percussion led fragment (which changes mid gear as well into something more synth), and the second change-up also strips it down a tad This all, of course, to build back up to the main beat, which comes back in not too much later. Personally I would’ve loved for that return to go together with a bit more of a punch, but that doesn’t change the fact that this one keeps on rolling and will keep everyone on dancing. Sans vocals, by the way. … Continue Reading

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