‘What’s this tune?’ is a question DJs are asked frequently, though very rarely by each other. ‘Amame’ has been floating around a very select DJ circle on limited vinyl pressing for some four months, and the question has evolved to ‘how can I get hold of this tune?’
‘Amame’ is a Murk production from Oscar G and Ralph Falcon under the guise of Intruder. Any Murk production is a rare thing, and a record of this quality and breadth of appeal is perhaps even rarer.
Effortlessly straddling the often tricky to navigate border between house and techno, it features one of the most hypnotically memorable vocals of the year courtesy of Jei. Already being championed by the likes of Kerri Chandler, Dennis Ferrer, Seth Troxler and even Ricardo Villalobos has ensured that all those loitering around the booths of DC10’s closing party and Fabric’s birthday were enquiring of its story. Now the story can begin to be told…
For part two Radio Slave gets both sides of the record to render his unmistakable style and production qualities to the original parts. These versions are super heavy and intoxicating even by his standards. Hand stamped white label pressing.
Published: 15th March 2012