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ARTIST
Tendts
TITLE
Cosmic Swimmer (Inc. Soulwax / Kim Ann Foxman / Eric Duncan Remixes)
LABEL
Public Release Recordings
CATALOGUE
PR19
FORMAT
12"
DEALER PRICE
£5.50
RELEASE DATE
18/01/2019
TERRITORY
Worldwide
GENRE
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OTHER ARTISTS
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ASSETS
DESCRIPTION

For its newest record, Public Release soars over the Atlantic and glides into Greece to convene with two brothers from Thessaloniki, Christos and Fotis Papadakis, for Cosmic Swimmer, a gentle, lilting sunbleached house escapade.

The 12-inch opens with their soft and cushy original mix of “Cosmic Swimmer”, a charmed layer cake of round, full-bodied hand drums, airy pads, and washed-out vocal harmonies. A breezy, wide-open endless groove that ambles along at a not-too- slow, not-too-fast Goldilocks pace that will easily keep you undulating on the floor or in your head. Another pair of brothers, the Soulwax boys, making a very rare, celebrated appearance here, take the reigns and fill out the arrangement by wrapping it all up in some stone-cathedral euphoric resonance and injecting it with their trademark finger-plucked bass struts. One of their top remixes ever? Perhaps.

The hot potato is then passed to New York City’s Kim Ann Foxman for her take, a more urgent and pressed affair that swaps the organic elements for jittery programmed percussion, strobed effects, and brittle synth licks, all the while somehow keeping the dusting of Balearic feel-good presence intact. Finally, Eric “Dr. Dunks” Duncan jumps into the frame with a tough love acid- flecked interpretation that thrusts the record into peak-hour rave territories.

TRACK LISTING
  1. A1. Cosmic Swimmer
  2. A2. Cosmic Swimmer (Soulwax Remix)
  3. B1. Cosmic Swimmer (Kim Ann Foxman Remix)
  4. B2. Cosmic Swimmer (Eric Duncan Remix)

Published: December 19, 2018