Ralph Myerz & The Kosmik Diamondz – Stay Kosmik EP
Long time Paper friend and top notch producer Ralph Myerz is back on with the opening salvo from his forthcoming album….and what a whopper! We mean literally as the first track alone clocks in at just under 15 minutes!
Ralph has been a cornerstone of the Norwegian dance scene since the early 90s when he broke globally with the Jack Herron band and “Think Twice”. Since then he has built up an eye watering body of work that ranges from jacking Chicago house and techno to nu-disco, deep house and hip hop. Last year he won the best electronic album Norwegian Grammy for Supersonic Pulse featuring George Clinton, Snoop Dog and Annie.
But here it’s strictly deep dance floor business.
Acid 4 Eddie is an epic 15 minute track built around a throbbing acid bass helped along by shuffling drums and stabby synths. The bass filters in and out as the dynamics of the track shift in a hypnotic journey, only breaking halfway through for some lighter chords before heading back in to the deep stuff and the acid peak. Then it’s a soft landing as the track winds down to enable one of those smooth running mixes.
Hello Space is a comparatively moderate 10 minutes and a synthy arpeggiated treat with a hint of Italo. Trippy vocal stabs and big atmospherics punctuate the bouncing bass which is reinforced with lead lines. Again the track breaks in the middle with some chords and an 80s synth line while the drums go breakbeat before its back to work.
Finally, Lett Sommarmat picks things up after the first two moody tracks. It uses an easy listening disco sample that is teased in before dropping to take things big room, then its smiles and hugs as the world becomes a better place!
Eli / Charles (Soul Clap / Wolf & Lamb) – Lett Sommarmat on some different future classic visions!
Danny Howells – Sounding stunning!
Skream (R1 play) – Lett Sommarmat went off at the Hideout Festival
Laurent Garnier – Cool EP
Andy Meecham – Bloody brilliant 10/10
X-Press 2 – Great EP
Justin Robertson – Acid 4 Eddie!
Bill Brewster – Nice chuggy acid biznizz.
Eric Duncan – All 3 are super!
Osunlade – Nice EP.
Tensnake – Super Nordic stuff.
Sleazy McQueen – Diggin the Acid 4 Eddie.
Claudio Coccoluto – Sounds good.
Tom Middleton – Superb release..thumbs up all around from a big fan..full support.
Groovement Soul – Great EP.
Tunnel FM – Outstanding EP.
Terence (Freak N Chic) – Paper is in the house!
Nick Woolfson (Mock ‘n Toof) – Well produced EP
Bruno (Xinobi (Discotexas) – Left Sommarnmat is a special one!
A Sagittariun (Elastic Dreams) – Gwan Paper Recordings!
Viv / Anstacia (Blond:ish) – Acid 4 Eddie.
Downtown Party Network (Eskimo) – Lett Sommarmat!
Stevie Kotey (Chicken Lips / Bear Entertainment) – Been a fan of Ralph Myerz from the start! They or he always make music I want to play. Nothing has changed!
Greg Churchill – Fuckin’ ace!
80s Child – Great e.p – Acid 4 Eddie is the standout track for me and will be getting the most plays.
Nuno Cacho – This is too good! Will be my power play every summer EPIC EP!