Title: Maleika EP
Label: Gruuv Recordings
Release: Out Now!
Genre: Tech House
Founding member of 8Bit Recordings and the man behind the ‘Manheim sound’, Gorge comes to Gruuv Recordings this winter with his sublime double sided ‘Maleika EP’. The veteran producer who also owns Refresh Your Mind makes his debut on Audiojack’s top shelf imprint and we have two tasty bites to thoroughly enjoy.
There’s some serious funky going on in title track ‘Maleika’. The bouncing bass accompanies a shuffled drum pattern with each piece fixed together with some lovely delayed effects. Vocals are introduced with a high paced, off-beat stab, adding an extra dimension of dynamics and electrifying the intensity. A pluck chimes away in the background in a 16th note loop to once again pick up the overall pace. This really is one of those ultra-memorable tracks that makes you immediately drop everything you are doing to rush to the dancefloor. Absolute stomper!
‘411’ is, again, crafted around a wonderful funky bassline with a nice vocal line taking us on an adventure of the mind. The rolling percussion keeps the throttle at maximum throughout and pans around the stratosphere to provide a bit of middle width. The warm shakes and short transients blend into the top line and keep things shuffling along. This is one of those ultimate groovers that would work great in any situation. Gorge’s sound is one to truly admire. A guy who knows what it takes to make another person move and how to increase intensity at lightning pace. Here we have 2 tracks that will appeal to the masses.