Here is the first in an ongoing series of mixes from our artists and friends.
Leeds resident Joe has been DJing for 20 years and has played all over the world. Here he’s done us a mix of the deep stuff that has got the touch!
His new new EP on Paper drops on October 28.
Richard Seaborne – Girl Music EP
1. Date Night
2. I Know You Love Me
3. Belle Choses
Richard Seaborne is back with a three track EP that oozes deep disco and demonstrating why he is a producer to watch. Always armed with an unexpected vocal and crisp production, big things are round the corner.
Richard first appeared on Paper with The Reasons Why. It was deadpan take-down of a former lover that rocked the floors of Aeroplane, Horsemeat Disco, Doc Martin, Roberto Rodriguez, Eric Duncan and Tensnake to name just a few.
Date Night kicks things off and is a hypnotic deep house nagger with a recurring delayed synth stab that filters in and out. Set over Richard’s swinging drums it works the groove with a crushed vocal to add melody and intrigue. Suitable for beard strokers and disco queens alike.
I Know You Love Me has gorgeous reverbed percussion over disco beats and a feel good sample. Add an easy listening vocal that sounds like it’s never belonged anywhere else and you’ve got a timeless track that is deceptively deadly!
To round things off Belle Choses finds it’s groove in a locked down disco sample and drives that bad boy all the way home! With live broken house beats it draws you in with it’s repetitiveness, off set by filtering, disco toms, camp vocal, samples and efx firing off for detonation!
Tensnake – “usual quality form paper, nice deep house disco hybrid, I know You Love Me is sweet”
Hot Toddy (Crazy P) – “Great ep from Richard, “I KNow You Love Me”, is my pick”
Jim Baron (Crazy P) – “me choses belle choses!”
Sleazy McQueen – “This is really quite nice and I’m sure I will play all three, quality as always from Mr. RS”
Sean Johnston (ALFOS//Hardway Bros) – “Will give date night a go, sounds great”
Severino (Horse Meat Disco) – “Super cool”
Rocky (X-Press 2) – “Date Night ace.”
Oliver $ – “nice package feeling i know you love me”
Moodymanc – “nice vibes…”
James Teej (My Favourite Robot) – “cool release, diggin date night a lot. ”
Neil Scott (El Diablos) – “well touch me up on the back seat of the cinema… if only all date nights were exciting as this one! Huge EP”
Nathan Detroit (Southern Fried) – “lovely disco tech..”
Dom Servini (Wah Wah 45s) – “Love the subtlety of “Belle Choses”
Drop Out Orchestra – “woha! loving this!”
2 Billion Beats – “Belle smacks of old school Paper with a 2013 twist. Lovvit”
Dean Sunshine Smith – “I do like ‘I know you love me’ and it will sit in some forthcoming sets for sure.”
Bobby Beige – “Nice three tracks of deepness here from Richard with my personal fave Belle Choses but all good here ”
Wrighty (Soul Buggin) – “I Know You Love Me is definitely working for me, with Belle Choses a close second”
Bogdan Taran (Dancebox.net) – “lovely lovely lovely deep disco stuff, all the tune are great!!”
Simon Wright (Data Transmission) – “Oh oh oh, now this reminds of classic Paper of old. Nice one.”
Helene DJ Mag – “I heart Richard Seaborne’s tunes! ‘Date Night’ rocks!”
Sam Devine (Defected) – “like that, really nice!”
Cowbell Radio – “Solid release, love the vocals and the samples and pretty much anything released by Richard. Date Night probably the most dancefloor friendly, I know you love me definitely the most catchy!”
Nelson Ramalho – “Cracking sounds on these tracks. Smooth and funky disco can best describe this EP! Thanks for the release I’ll be supporting all three for sure!”
Chris Da Mentalist – “As always paper delivers the goods to a high standard. Love Belle Choses”
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Paper has been pushing the creative envelope since 1994. It has released over 2000 tracks from across the world by over 600 artists, producers and remixers that range from deep house and disco to Balearic and leftfield on its three imprints, Paper Wave, Paper Disco and Paper Recordings.
The label has evolved to incorporate Paper Vision Films, which made the award-winning Northern Disco Lights with two films currently in production and the critically acclaimed podcasts Paper Talk, Paper Air Waves & Paper Radio.
It continues to be one of the world’s best-loved independent record labels, operating as a thriving and exciting cottage industry.