The press release has this one labelled as techno, but tech-house would be a better description if you ask me. And some pretty damn fine tech-house at that.
In total you get three mixes of What Ever It Takes (sic), plus bonus cut What The Fuck. The standout for me is the Louie Cut Remix of What Ever…, a tuff, Great Stuff-esque roller with a jaunty swing in its hips and a neat line in bubbling aquatic sounds, but the Original Mix, with its pulsating bassline that weirdly resembles the 'bom bom bom' vocal from Disco's Revenge, is a very close second.
The Porter Rhodes Remix is a slightly more generic tuff tech-house workout with proggy touches, while rounding out the EP, What The Fuck blends a house-informed sound palette with the stop-start dynamics of European techno.
For me, the last two are playable rather than essential… but that's okay. Cos the first two are absolute killers.
Out: 15 February (tomorrow)
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