Longlost

Take 8 (Kevin Devine / Taraval / Jackie House Remixes)

Honey Soundsystem Records

HNY021

Longlost

Take 8 (Kevin Devine / Taraval / Jackie House Remixes)

Honey Soundsystem Records

HNY021

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ARTIST
Longlost
TITLE
Take 8 (Kevin Devine / Taraval / Jackie House Remixes)
LABEL
Honey Soundsystem Records
CAT NO.
HNY021
FORMAT
12"
RELEASE DATE
  • 12/07/2019 [INITIAL RELEASE]
TERRITORY
Worldwide
GENRE
Deep House
FEATURING
Jackie House Kevin Devine Longlost Taraval
ASSETS

TRACK LISTING

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  1. A1. Take 8
  2. A2. Take 8 (Kevin Devine Interpretation)
  3. B. Take 8 (Jackie House & Taraval Remix)

SALES NOTES

San Francisco’s Honey Soundsystem Records returns with a new single this July, inaugurating a new collaborative guise from Juan Maclean and Kevin McHugh (aka La-4a / Ambivalent) entitled Longlost.

It is rare the combination of simple and catchy happen in dance music, but ‘Take 8’ is just that. A song so heartfelt and recognizable it demanded its own slab of wax, a true single! This expertly mixed and crafted house cut romances listeners into a catchy live piano ditty that seemingly could pleasurably repeat for days.

Inspired by the tracks lead melody, the label set up NYC classical Pianist and friend of Honey Soundsystem crew Kevin Devine on a blind date with the producers a new version. Kevin whipped up a compositional response to the original and he was recorded live on a Grand in La-4a’s studio. Finally, to make it a family affair, Taraval, known for his work of Four Tet’s TEXT, teams up with label co-founder Jackie House for a kraut-no take on the original, fusing vacillating resonant bleeps and robust drums with glimpses of the original’s ethereal sounds.

Published: 20th June 2019

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