|1.||"I Wanna Dance With You All My Life"|
By our count, this second 12" on Vakula's own Leleka imprint is the 619th release to sport the Ukrainian's name since his rise to the fore on Firecracker back in 2010. Whilst he's never really hit a bum note it's fair to say some Vakula productions have been more memorably enduring than others, what is undeniable is the fact Vakula has teased out his own inventive niche in contemporary house music. Arriving in the same sort of how'd they do that black and white spattered vinyl as the first Leleka release, proceedings commence in typically sumptuous fashion with the cloud bursts of fizzing analogues and kaleidoscopic textures of the seemingly infinite "I Wanna Dance With You All My Life" a track retains a glacial, glowering abstract poise throughout. From here, Vakula veers into detuned afro rhythms on "Still Time" sounding very much like Juju & Jordash anointing Ballistic Brothers era Ashley Beedle with their brand of dubwise house. "Bug Powder" commences with a vocal sample swamped in dizzying stereo effect before morphing into an equally swampy outer galactic house swagger, before dovetailing slickly into the thick set analogue fudge of "Arrakis."
Girls Of The Internet, Alexis Le-Tan, Brendan Clark (Northern Purpose), Simon Morell (FINA RECORDS), Flori, Slothboogie, Athens Of The North (Fryer), Yuri Shulgin, Kone-R (Uncharted Audio), Buzz Compass, Matt Pond (DeepSystems), THE RHYTHM ODYSSEY, The Clover, Mehdi, ISOUL8 (Volcov), Jay Simon (Must Have Records), Nick The Record, Francis Inferno Orchestra, Vakula, Michael McLardy, Ney Faustini, Chromatic Filters, Natan H, MARCOS CABRAL, Kastil (Soul Notes/Stale), Tommy Finger Jr., Djs: Most Charted - Deep House, Villa Savoye, Ben La Desh
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