Adam Port and Jimpster have had a special kind of ‘virtual’ relationship the last
few years with a mutual respect for each others productions and output of their
respective labels. Keinemusik, which Adam runs alongside Rampa, &ME and Reznik,
has grown into one of the most consistent and hottest out there right now with
every release creating a big splash and bringing magic to so many dancefloors
around the world. Adam recently remixed Jimpster’s Eel Pie Island to devastating
effect bringing his own deep, late night atmospherics to the original and
creating one of 2016’s underground hits in the process. So now we’re very
pleased to welcome Adam Port (alongside legendary UK artists Stereo MC’s) for a
full release on Freerange in the form of Changes.
Opening the release we have Adam’s own remix which sets the tone with a subtle
and gently building groove providing the perfect backdrop for the Stereo MC’s
esoteric vocal. This lesson in restraint shows why Adam’s productions work so
well on big systems, letting all the focus shine firmly on the vocal creating an
intense atmosphere with not a single huge breakdown in sight!
Next up we have the original of Changes which takes a more electro approach with
a simple bassline and crisp hats and once again allowing the vocal space to take
centre stage for a deep and memorable track with a message.
Finally we have a remix from our own Jimpster opts to push in a completely
different direction. Shuffling up the groove and laying down a repeating Rhodes
riff we’re treated to an altogether more soulful and less stark version making
the perfect compliment to the the package. This one makes us think of his remix
of Osunlade’s Momma’s Groove which is no bad thing we feel! Enjoy!
Published: 15th December 2016