It’s here! Yet another EP mix is out, and I am excited to share it with you.
For this session, I tried to mix things up (huh, pun intended!) by playing around with a bit more mellow and rhythmic tunes, thus calling the mix Deep Afro House.
The first third of the mix has some top-drawer Afro Beats that were gently mixed with tasteful and smooth jazzy beats which slowly transition into Vocal House, borderline Progressive House.
Whenever I come across a kickass track, I put it on replay and start analyzing the heck out of it. And Tube & Berger‘s latest release ‘Set It Off’ is one of those hard-to-let-go tracks. It is a solid deep house track. It really defines deep house, and the development of electro funk and house music. I just have to preoccupy my mind with it. And I love doing that.
I have little knowledge about Juliet Sikora and her role in this track, but I recall her as a line-up DJ, and less of a producer. Her SoundCloud page has a bunch of collaborative tracks and a few DJ sets, but her skills as a producer has been a bit unknown to me. Well, till I heard ‘Set It Off’, which is a collaboration with the German duo Tube & Berger (Arndt Roerig and Marko Vidovic). They seem to have worked together on several other tracks. ‘Set It Off’ was released in late December 2013 on Kittball Records and has been rocking the deep house list on Beatport ever since. Continue reading →