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ARTIST
KOKO
TITLE
Love Me ASAP EP
LABEL
LOCUS
CATALOGUE
LCS001
FORMAT
12"
RELEASE DATE
  • FIRST RELEASE 19/06/2020
  • REPRESS 31/07/2020
TERRITORY
Worldwide
GENRE
,
ALL ARTISTS
ASSETS
MISC
Red Transparent Vinyl
DESCRIPTION

Enzo Siragusa and FUSE launch new label LOCUS this June, with the debut EP coming via hotly tipped talent KOKO.

Having recently unveiled a new-look aesthetic for his long-standing and highly influential FUSE imprint, Enzo Siragusa and the FUSE team will now turn their attention to fresh project and brand-new label - LOCUS - with the definition of the label’s namesake matching their ambition to create a new and refreshing home for exclusive underground electronic music whilst delivering high quality parties, just as FUSE has done so over the past 12 years. With an ethos of exploring all shades of house music with the dancefloor at the forefront of its thinking, LOCUS looks set to house the very best in four-to-the-floor club music from both established talents and rising stars alike, with the first EP on the label arriving this summer courtesy of Infuse regular and ever-impressing Italian DJ and producer, KOKO.

Opening with the infectious ‘Chantal’ alongside Brooklyn-based vocalist Quelle Rox, the Italian’s penchant for rich and dynamic soundscapes from across the house sphere quickly becomes apparent as he fuses resonant synths and refined drum licks beneath infectious vocals for a sun-kissed opener. Next, ‘Your Ass, My Camel Blue’ welcomes fluid electric piano lines and icy hats atop of a snaking bassline, before journeying into the luscious chords, sultry rhythms and resonant sax-riffs of ‘Love in Plexiglass’. Lastup, final cut ‘Amore Ante Hominem Nascitur’ closes things out via a medley of hypnotic leads, dubby chords and shuffling percussion – shaping up a notable debut offering for LOCUS and a stellar first look into an imprint that looks set to become a new favourite for many in the months ahead.

TRACK LISTING
  1. A1. KOKO feat. Quelle Rox - Chantal
  2. A2. KOKO - Your Ass, My Camel Blue
  3. B1. KOKO - Love in Plexiglass
  4. B2. KOKO - Amor Ante Hominem Nascitur

Published: May 26, 2020