DJ Qu - AKA New York-based producer Ramon LIsandro Quezada - has been doing his thing since the mid-2000s, delivering spacey deep house cuts that join the dots between the soulful warmth of Glenn Underground and the far-sighted futurism of Detroit techno. There's more stargazing fare to be found on his latest EP. "Raw 7" has a real sci-fi feel, with alien synths melodies and outer-space stabs riding a powerful, cymbal-driven rhythm. "Untitled (High Life)" is a little more relaxed, with picturesque electronic melodies complimenting a dense, afro-influenced house groove. It's floor-friendly enough, but positive enough for home listening, too. Finally, "Soma" is thrillingly deep, transporting listeners to the far reaches of the galaxy via endless chords and shuffling percussion.
Ben Sims, Brian James, Disposable Commodities US, Flori, Dot (Legotek Records), Ethyl, Dave Miller, Photonz, Hernan Cronner, DJ QU, Vahagn (Paradise Valley), Matt Pond (DeepSystems), Dirty Channels, Tripeo, Michael Zucker - Finale / Balance, Bobby O'Donnell, Mark Graham (Contrast-Wax), Per Bojsen-Moller, Isaac Basker, Nick Anthony Simoncino, Jorge Caiado / Conversion, Nicholas, Richard Zepezauer (RZ-1), Sascha Dive, NICOLA CONTE, Doo, Fred P Black Jazz Consortium, Agnostic Rhythm, John Jastszebski, Ney Faustini, Our Mutual Friend, Woody Wood Jr., Natan H, Cassio Kohl, Djs: Most Charted - Deep House, Sunsiare, Resident Advisor, Truncate, Jordan, Urulu, Liam Geddes, Joey Anderson, Thread London, Dave Aju, Ketsba (Rough House Rosie), Shine Grooves, Harker (Turquoise Blue), Phil Moffa, MadderModes, Ptaki, Borrowed Identity, A1 Basssline
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