Archive for the ‘ Progressive House ’ Category

Exclusive: Balkan Express

Balkan Express is a 2002 effort with a driving groove which earns it its name. The track has a very clean, unprocessed quality and would probably benefit from either further post-production or just plain old loudness(!), so keep that in mind when listening. High quality wav is once again available.  Enjoy. [Audio clip: view full ... Read More

Incognito

Incognito is an old housey track.  It was produced in 2002 and almost got released on New York’s Gotham Grooves label shortly after the release of Funk Matter EP (which came up a couple of months ago in this post), but I forget why it never made it out.  The artwork on the left was ... Read More

Open Source

Open Source has that B-side feel.  Coming through are some of my early Goa/Psy-trance influences mixed with the more usual tribal techno vibe.  The spacing of the heavy low-end vs. elements in the higher range works well and leaves enough room for the flyby’s in the middle. This is another track which features a sample ... Read More

Far Off Course

Far Off Course is a weird, crossover track from 2001.  It starts out with some broken beats and then morphs into a smooth driving adventure. The focus throughout is on percussion (at the time I came across some weird tube sounding samples that resemble something from the Blue Man Group soundtrack, and I used them ... Read More

Fake House

Fake House is a rare house track of the bunch.  It sort of caught me by surprise and took all of about 4 hours to arrange.  It has a very raw, sample-based vibe which makes it a fun track to play (and play with) in an early or late set. The creamy bass line was played ... Read More

Exclusive: Upstanding Citizens present Funkadelic Sexy

Unless you’re really in-the-know, it may come as a surprise that Upstanding Citizens is a project of old buddies Rus Deep (Mr. Preverted Groove himself) and Alek Biotic. But even if you were familiar with the duo and their track Cannibal Carnival featured on Rus and David Sambor’s 2003 CD Sounds Under New York, the ... Read More