Thursday, October 21, 2010

Julio Bashmore - Batak Groove / Around

01. Batak Groove
02. Around

Julio is the latest bass head to release on Bristol's Soul Motive label, following in the footsteps of El-B, Joker, TRG, and Headhunter. As the title suggests, 'Batak Groove' prominently features the Batak drum, a frame drum indigenous to Malaysia and Indonesia with a hollow quality ripe for Julio's tribal style. It's among Julio's more reduced and restrained productions, placing it as a tidy DJ tool for long blends. On the flip 'Around' is a far more plush affair, striking a deep house groove with classically elegant strings balancing the low-cut bassline and efficiently clipped, laidback

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