Shaun Reeves and Tuccillo mark Visionquest’s first release of 2017 with their ‘Origin 99’ EP

Artist: Shaun Reeves and Tuccillo
Title: Origin 99 EP
Label: Visionquest
Cat No: VQ063
Release Date: Out Now!
Genre: Deep House / Tech House

Deadly production duo Shaun Reeves and Tuccillo mark Visionquest’s first release of 2017 with their ‘Origin 99’ EP. Comprising of four tracks of dub-laced house, the EP further enhances the label’s reputation as many DJs first port of call for dark underground house music.

‘Origin 99’ is first out of the pack, pacing the dancefloor like a well-honed greyhound; it springs along with some luscious deep liquid chords and nifty looping percussion. The track is intensified by some early 90’s sounding organ stabs which fire into the mix to great effect. Deep but urgent, it has enough fire in its belly to stoke up even the most reluctant of dancefloors.

Following in a similar deep and dubby vein is ‘One Two Five’. Old school chimes and a rumbling bass line lead this house groove, making it a real heads- down stomper. ‘Prowler’ comes next adding discordant 303 acid leads to the equation, along with some twisted and slightly demonic sounding male vocals.

Finally, comes Blood Moon, a low-slung slice of dark funky house which bumps on the back of a rather juicy bass line. Shakers, loose percussion, and fx hits rush to the fore of the mix while deep organ stabs and unnerving vocals add a hazy, early hours feel. Dubby underground grooves are the name of the game on this EP as these experienced collaborators take you on a dark but infectious trip down the rabbit hole.

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Record collector, music maker and spurs fanatic Geraint Rees has been involved in DJing and club promotion for well over a decade. He is currently a promoter and DJ for the four:four project, a Manchester collective who organise club events that support a range of worthwhile charities and promote high quality music. Over the last few years he has produced techno as Acitone for labels such as Stripped and Hype Music. In his free time, he is found regularly inhabiting a dark box like hole known as ‘the studio’ and trying to rear his band of unruly cats.

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