This is one of those mix projects set up by chance which ended up producing one of the best slices of music on the label. John Andersson and Johan Emmoth from Zoo Brazil (LAID) produced their remix with an 80’s influenced guitar and synth…In fact Stuart Price (Les Rhythm Digitales) used this on his Fabric mix compilation to great acclaim, in addition Faze Action set down perfect rhythm induced disco fare and Reset (Salt City Orchestra’s alter ego) provide the final audio magic. This remastered release (Alain Paul from One Million Mangoes in Berlin) includes all the vocal and dub mixes that were produced in the series.
South coast resident Leon is back from rocking Croatia with two super good tracks that reflect both sides of the dance music coin.
“Above” is a fine slice of nu-disco to kick things off. It’s a kick heavy cut up with P funk bass, Chic guitar, live drums, sampled vocals and a healthy dose of leftfield wonk that has already proved itself at this year’s Electric Elephant.
On the flip “Below” takes things synthy, dark and hypnotic with congas to give it that all important funk element. It builds with 5th stabs, a healthy bottom end and enough melody to keep things interesting but it’s a 4am moment all the way.
Harri (Sub Club) – Digging these
Q-Burns Abstract Message – Below is one superb slink!
Ron Basejam (Crazy P) – Groovy shit.
Aldrin Zouk – Fab package! Diggin’ both.
Severino Panzetta (Horse Meat Disco) – EXELLENT production and sound.
Nathan Detroit – Love Below for the floor
Billy Scurry – VV tasty indeed!! can’t wait to get this on a system.
Joe Morris (Clandestino) – Like both these but Below will definitely be getting played out. Love the low slung slightly sleazy vibe. Good work sir :)
Neil Scott (El Diablos Social Club) – Good EP, Above works for me!
Pablo Contraband -Both gooduns – contrasting but like them both for diff moods
Groovement Soul – Love both tracks. Been playing Above for a while now.
Richard Seaborne – Great tracks, Below gets my sci fi disco vote LEON IS GOD
Inland Knights – Above is sweet, in the box for sure
Greg Churchill – Damn tasty
Justin Harris – Quality stuff on Paper
80s Child – Cracking e.p this! Above will get the most plays from me quality groove!
Will Tramp – Nice and sleazy tackle for basements!
Oosh – ooming, Leon Sweet’s always spot on with the tunes! Airing these out asap ;)
Pathaan – Nice package !
Ed Mahon (Cowbell Radio) – The cut Above is a cut above! Trademark Sweet sounds, lovely stuff :)
Black Mighty Wax – “Above” is perfect for my crew!
Que Sakamoto – I luv Above!!! I play Adobe in Milano on this sat! thank u!!!
Nikša Dragolin – Nice conga part that gives a very nice twist to the track.
Geoffroy Mugwump – below is very cool.
Somerville & Wilson – Below is the winner for us .Full support from Somerville & Wilson
Snax – Above should find it’s way into my sets for sure.
Tom (2 Billion Beats) – The many facets of Mr. Sweet! Below is right up my street, it definitely needs to be in Andy Weatherall’s record bag.
Marius Sommerfeldt (De Fantastiske To) – Really digging! I prefer the slightly more funky “Above”.
Sophie Lloyd – Groovy
Paper’s relationship with Norway continues to go from strength to strength and we’re super excited to have brand new artists from the land of the midnight sun : De Fantastiske To. They are Oslo residents Marius Sommerfeldt and Ravi Brunsvick with a talent for making modern soulful house music with a foot in the old school.
Kodenavn Syden kicks things off with 909 / 808 drums, a two line bass and lush chords. Coming on like a Nu Groove classic, an arp weaves its way round the soulful grooves and the result is house music that has quality running though it like a stick of Bergen rock. If they have rock.
Smile is percussion heavy with jazzy Rhodes and a deep American voice extolling the virtues of positivity. Summoning the spirit of Marshall Jefferson’s Open Your Eyes there’s a preset sax playing the top line and it’s the sound of a lost classic from back in the day.
Finally Dragsug slows things down but finds a killer groove with a live bass and hypnotic feel that builds before synth keys give it the hook Layers of strings are then added as the track finds its way to dance floor heaven.
Ron Basejam (Crazy P) – Real nice, understated and not reliant on dynamic pops and whistles to do its job.
Rocky (X-Press 2) – Dragsug for me. Going to be fun trying to pronounce this lot on the radio tomorrow.
Ralph Myerz – Awesome EP from an awesome duo that I strongly believe have a bright future in front of them. All traxx are great, very hard to pick a favourite.
Somerville & Wilson – Really feeling the vibe on Dragsug. Well produced release.
Drop Out Orchestra – Loving Dragsug.
Moodymanc – Nice vibes throughout! :)
Q-Burns Abstract Message – Definitely digging “Dragsug” the most here and bouncing to the tempo, smart bass line and steady chord build.
Billy Scurry – Tasty ass house music for shakin dancefloors! Heart!!
Neil Scott (El Diablos Social Club) – Nice deep release.
Severino Panzetta (Horse Meat Disco) – Yes very nice.
80s Child – Great e.p this! De Fantastiske To – Dragsug (Original Mix) will get the most plays from me.
Inland Knights – Liking all cuts but Dragsug standout for me.
Nathan Detroit – Kodenavn is nice n deep vibes..Ibiza in 2 weeks..poolside business.
Groovement Soul – Three top tracks of varying styles. Proper EP. Really feeling Smile.
Frank Xerox – Dope release!
Pathaan – Great tracks!!
Dan J – Real nice ep. Dragsug has to be my fave of the bunch. Good skills!
Wrighty (Soul Buggin’) – Loving all the tracks but Smile is the killer in the pack.
Leon Sweet – Smooooooth. Very cool release, I dig. Pick of the bunch for me goes to Dragsug.
Murray Richardson – 3 nice trax here, nice deepness!…really into the KODENAVEN SYDEN one.
Hunk of a Man – Lov’em all! I guess i’m just a sucker for the Norge Sound.
Craig Woodrow – All tracks ooze quality!
Lewis Dene – Sublime dreamy slice of electronica.
Cesare Cera aka Black Mighty Wax – Super-deep-disco!!
Leri Ahel (Mutant Disco Radio Show) – Love it. Especially “Dragsug”.
This Is Why We Dance – Nice dreamy vibes, will support
Deep South Audio – Drasug keeps the funk pressure on …. lovely EP, very Paper styles.
Paper Disco continues its march onwards with an EP from Research. The band were recently heard on Trash The Wax and Day By Day on Paper Recordings last year had Psychemagik sprinkling their remix fairy dust.
Miss Ya takes things back to the 80s with big drums, off kilter bass and a straight ahead groove. Add moody vocals, lush pads for the chorus, a scattering of distorted guitars, Rhodes plus super good production and its a heavy track for DJs who know what’s what.
The Go-Go Time Mix takes things moodier for a more stripped back dubbier version but keeps all the rhythm in place. The vocal is used sparingly with the Rhodes, guitar, piano and congas all taking their turn to keep the track moving along as it jams out to the end touching on classic tracks as it goes.
It’s a refreshing take on disco that isn’t using the good times of the Paradise Garage as its inspiration but reaches for darker and more interesting corners.
Ron Basejam (Crazy P) – Well wonk-funk. Nice one!
Tim Love Lee – Really feeling this.
Get Down Edits – Feeling this guys!
Cosmic Disco – Nice chuggy discoid vibes! Early doors slap bass tackle. Thanks!
Bobby Beige – Really liking this,very sleazy dirty slice of /disco/funk with some neat guitars and piano lines. Will be giving this a whirl out in Amsterdam this weekend.
DJ Rocca – Go Go Time Mix for me.
Feodor AllRight – Go-Go Time mix is a cracker!
Billy Scurry – Sterling dancefloor vibes, really digging!
Neil Scott (El Diablo Social Club) – NIce traxxxx.
Joe Morris (Clandestino) – These are dope!
Dr Rob – It`s the rolling pianos on the “Go-Go Time” mix that work for me.
Advokkat – Cool track.
This Is Why We Dance – Go-Go Time mix for me here.
Deep South Audio – Both tunes show that the band have a swag in there sound . For me ill be sliding the remix late in to the DJ set when the lights are dark and the vibe is deep.
Ste Hodge – Moody & sassy in equal measures – Brilliant stuff!
Frank Lihaug -Nice and funky!
Black Mighty Wax – These grooves have infected my mind!
Ed Mahon (Cowbell Radio) – The original is instantly one of my favourite tunes of the year! Pure sleaze, and definitely the kind of track you could build a whole set around! The Go-Go mix is also strong, that piano came out of nowhere and nearly floored me! Definitely getting hammered all Summer!
Mutant Disco Radio Show – Go-Go Time mix for me.
Mathias Stubo’s disco project continues to forge its way ahead in 2014 with a nomination for Drift Days & Disco Nights as best dance album of last year in the equivalent of the Norwegian Grammys.
How Does It Feel featuring Lido Lido is the third single to be taken off it and is the perfect combination of 80s, disco and pop with good times written in to its DNA. With Rhodes, sparkling synths, a healthy dose of NRG and a killer hook it’s been all A-listed on Norwegian national radio and is as perfect a 4 minutes as you’d ever want to spend.
Veteran disco merchant Pete Herbert brings dancefloor know-how, giving his version a solid 4/4, nagging bass and killer riff that sounds like an instant classic. Recently road tested at Paper’s Christmas party it was the biggest tune of the night and as the break kicked in the cheers were worthy of a cup final!
Paper stalwart Richard Seaborne takes a different path with a mix that is all about the acid and the jack. With a bouncing bass and drums that swing it works a groove for those underground floors that are the best parties.
Roberto Rodriguez – Excellent tune with great remixes! Count me in!
Ron Basejam (Crazy P) – Pete’s mix is well chunkeh duck.
Q-Burns Abstract Message – Good stuff and definitely digging the Pete Herbert mix though I am a little allergic to ’80s synths. The original is pretty hot, too.
Olle Abstrakt – Really like the original and Pete´s mix. Will play both a lot. Great to hear LidoLido´s voice on some proper stuff. HeÂ´s a big popstar in Norway with silly tracks on the radio.
Severino Panzetta (Horsemeat Disco) – PETE HERBERT is the man .. Great Richard Seaborne mix too
DJ Rocca – Pete Herbert Mix for me…full support!
Black Mighty Wax – Original Mix is good for airplay and Pete Herbert Mix will be my guest several times along my DJ sets!!
Da Wiseguy – The original and the Pete Herbert Mix have their charm….but it’s the Richard Seaborne Mix which really hoofs it. Feels good to me!
Bootsy – All about the remixes for me. Seaborne’s remix taking it straight to a dirty basement, whilst Mr Herbert’s trademark sound flows his remix turning the track into a bona fide Disco winner!
Cowbell Radio – Pete Herbert’s mix is the winner for me, liking the break, the way it kicks back in and then the added synths afterwards!
Dan J – Richard Seaborne mix is wicked. Pete Herbert is well tasty too. Full support!
This Is Why We Dance – Pete Herbert mix for me.
Justin Harris (Freaks) – Love Richard’s mix!!
Mike Burns – The Pete Herbert Mix is the one for me. Nice n funky!
Chris Massey – Pete Herbert once again has the Midas touch here and creates a bass bin, boat party rocking sunshine infused banger! Ace!
Phuturelabs – Love the Original and Herbert mixes. Will play out for sure!
DJ Tomas – Nice clean, soulful and shimmering productions. The Seaborne and Herbert mixes seal the groove quite nicely, nice tracks overall!
Craig Woodrow – Herbert worth a nod!
Leri Ahel – Peter Herbert remix is standout track for. Love other 2 tracks too.
Get Down Edits – Excellent stuff, Pete`s Remix stands out on first listen but looking forward to testing all these.
Frank Lihaug – Nice original track. The Pete Herbert Mix is of the hook :)
Feodor Allright & Elena Mechta – Pete Herbert remix is wicked! Count us in the radio and club support.
Bottin – good mood vibes from Pete!
Neil Diablo – Great release. richard seabourne mix is really good but the pete herbert one comes out on top for me
Sleazy McQueen – What’s not to love about this package?! nothing. Seaborne and PH remix to delight.
Aldrin Zouk – Diggin’ How Does It Feel & Remix!
Wrighty (Soul Buggin’) -best Proviant Audio so far, that Pete Herbert mix is just made for our dancefloor
Reza Athar – Richard Seaborne is the winner again!
Stuart Knight (Toolroom) – Pete Herbert smashes it with a proper disco work out ….NICE
J.Cub & Lil’ Mark have teamed up for three cuts of deep house that sound like they were made specifically for our Paper. Those who know the catalogue will hear flavours of Kenny Hawkes, Head Nodding Society and Dirty Jesus.
J.Cub is man about Leeds town and club owner as well as being one of the people behind Baker Street Records before leaving to concentrate on Eclectic Avenue Records. Lil’ Mark has been releasing records on labels Classic, MFF and Greenkeepers and been championed by jocks like Derrick Carter.
No Time is a shuffling groove with a grinding bassline, subtle sample and minimal keys. That is all the best house music needs and this sucks you in to its hypnotic grasp.
Next up Dark Days has a techier feel with a more straight up swing and digi bass that is layered up with an effected marimba and EFX. Again its all about sticking with the groove as it draws you in but things are keep interesting with the pad that filters in and out along with tripped out vocals
The Dark Dub strips things back even further for trippy house business!
Soul Clap – Classy for dat ass-y. Truly house music!
Ron Basejam (Crazy P) – No time works every time.
Moodymanc – Stellar stuff from two of the best smelling men in modern house music.
Krysko – Liking the Dark Dub, will get some early doors airing for sure.
Andy Baxter – Lovely deep chilled biz.
Oliver $ – Nice paper!!!
Harri (Sub Club) – Nice work fellas!
Black Mighty Wax – Diggin’ Dark Days… simple, but very effective groove.
Chris Massey – Nice darkroom vibes on a solid houser! Full support!
Christophe (Futureboogie) – Diggin’ this.
Death on the Balcony – Feelin’ the grooves here! Great musical partnership producing the goods!
Max Pask – Dark Days is the one for me.thanks.
Ben Cox – Sexy, hypnotic house. Can’t wait to give this an airing in the Oz sunshine next weekend!!
Murray Richardson – Nice deep shenanigans, into both trax but dark days original is my fav.
Benoit C – No Time for me!
Nathan Detroit – Boomty boooooomp.
Severino Panzetta (Horsemeat Disco) – DARK DAYS is cute.
Marius Våreid – Dark Days (OG ) is my fav here, will definitely take it for a spin!
Joe Morris – Horizons EP
1. Over My Head
3. Sky Drops
Joe Morris has been earning his stripes as a DJ for over 20 years and more recently as a producer with releases on 3am, Nang, EDSRC and Baker Street. He is also promoter of the Leeds based Clandestino parties that burn a hole in the Northern underground. Joe can be found party starting behind the decks at places like the Electric Elephant and all over the UK and Europe.
Over My Head kicks things off and is main room deep house with plenty of soul. Wrapped around an analogue bass riff and synth stabs, it’s techy drums keep building to a vocal sample that gives it that all-important feeling. The track twists and turns with builds and drops for aces high dancefloor dynamics.
Next up, Zazous takes up Joe’s trademark Balearic signature sound with warm pads, drums and a touch of old school. Synth strings, washes, arps and stabs let the track ebb and flow like the Med lapping at your feet with a sundowner in your hand!
Sky Drops slows things down a notch but keeps it Balearic. Again taking it’s influence from the golden era of house, it’s the sound of Ibiza in the 90s when optimism and smiling faces were all that counted. Lush chords, strings and pianos immerse you in a world where all is good and pulsing to a house beat.
Laurent Garnier – Emoional deep moody tracks, great EP! Will play for sure!
Psychemagik – Will play out for sure!
Tensnake – Deep and spacey, quality Paper stuff.
Sleazy McQueen – Over My Head is rad!
Richard Norris – Bally-eric niceness! Where’s the beach?
Ralph Myerz – Really diggin Sky Drops! Full support!!!!!!!!
Oliver $ – Feeling Zazous.
Rocky (X-Press 2) – Sky Drops my fave.
Moonboots (Aficionado) – Sky Drops is lovely
Sean Johnston (ALFOS) – Very nice.
Craig Smith (6th Borough Project) – Sky Drops is my fave from the EP
Hannah Holland – Really love Sky Drops for warm flavours.
Ron Basejam (Crazy P) – Trancy little outing, like it.
Krysko (WEHP) – Really diggin’.
Severino Panzetta (Horsemeat Disco) – All great tracks.
Will Tramp – Top stuff, great EP!
4 Clubbers – Cracking EP from Joe, summery, balearic vibes from the top drawer. Will review!
Nathan Detroit – Lovely chugger.
Benoit C – Cool EP
Phat Phil Cooper – Just when I thought this was not happening for me, WHAM… SKY DROPS… lovely lovely stuff…
Space Ranger – Very nice EP.
Murray Richardson – Smashing release, like all the trax and will be perfect for the Rebel Waltz 15th birthday party this w/end
Kiko Navarro – Very good EP, each one on a different mood.
Chris Coco – Really deep and lovely. Perfect for the Melodica radio show.
Billy Scurry – Niiiiiiccceeee!!! Absolutely beautiful.Digging the production and feel on all tracks.
Richard Seaborne – Very much like Over My Head…great vox…early morning biz…but the tech deepness of Zazous gets my vote…wicked stuff.
Jon Freer – Zazous is cool!
Nick Holder (DNH) – I’m digging Sky Drops!
Cowbell Radio – Hard to pick between Zazous and Sky Drops, both Balearic beauties, lovely stuff!
Aldrin Zouk – Sky Drops for me.
Nelson Ramalho – Great job I’ll be supporting these tracks.
Craig Woodrow – Northern underground …yum!
CP (Inkfolk) – Fantastic EP, Sky Drops for me
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”
Justin Harris feat. Laura Vane – 1,2 3 Breathe
2. House Mix
3. House Dub
4. Down Tempo Mix
Justin Harris, an acid house warrior since 1987 finally arrives on Paper with his debut release 1,2,3 Breathe. His CV boasts gigs at clubs like Panorama Bar, Fabric, The End, Back To Basics and Robert Johnson and remixes for The Human League, Tiefshwartz and Mathew Herbert on labels like Classic, SWAG, Crosstown Rebels and 20 20 Vision. Amongst his many collaborations, Freaks with Luke Solomon is best know for their leftfield take on house and groundbreaking label MFF.
Breathe 1,2,3 is deep house with a soul that has a stamp of quality running through it like a stick of Blackpool rock. Minimal drums, analogue bass, piano and synth strings set things up for Laura Vane’s heart felt and timeless vocals.
The house mix ups drive and tempo but retains the deepness. Along with additional classic house stabs, the piano and strings give the track some nice chord progressions as the vocals tell their story.
The dub strips things back even more with the vocal stabbing and out as the music unfolds.
Finally, the down tempo mix breaks things right down for a lush version that aims at the hairs on your back of you neck and hits.
Sean Johnston (A Love From Outer Space) – Very good indeed!
Sleazy McQueen -I ‘m feeling the midtempo vibes, for sure!
Nick Holder (DNH) – Im digging this!
Tensnake – Nice to have back such a legend!
Severino Panzetta (Horsemeat Disco) – Quality!
Stuart Patterson – Proper variations on the mixes .. enjoying it all especially main house mix and the down tempo mix.
Olle Abstract – Glad to see Justin back in full form! Really dig both house mixes. The downtempo mix sounds healthy. And slow!
Q-Burns Abstract Message – Nice one … it’s the mid-tempo mix for me. Thanks!
Billy Scurry – Solid beats and production, digging the mid and down mixes.
Lil Mark – Brilliant productions here from Justin.
Harri (Sub Club) – House dub for me.
Stuart Knight (Toolroom) – Nice release, always liked Laura’s voice since One Eye Shut, top work
Danielle Moore (Crazy P) – Prefer the dubbier housey versions.
Untitled Music – House mix doing the business.
Chinny (Cowbell Radio) – Nice work Paper folk x
Tunnel FM – Dope house mixes… absolutely support.
Paul Corey – The house mix and dub esp.
Chris Da Mentalist – Love This. House mix doing things for me.
Benoit C – Cool EP
Nathan Detroit – Love Mr Freaks always.. nice EP
Pete Gooding – V nice!
Chris Massey – House mix all the way for me. Big sing-a-long vibes at 5am on the dancefloor.
Steve Parry – Uber cool houser, loving the vocal too. Really good.
Wrighty (Soul Buggin’) – Excellent stuff, loving both house mix and the mid tempo mix, the type of quality I expect from paperecordings.
Sam Divine (Defected) – Very good!
Richard Seaborne – The Reasons Why
2. Flash Atkins Mix
3. Sleazy McQueen Mix
4. Leon Sweet’s Negative Positive Dub Mix
Richard Seaborne has been described as “ginger and hard partying”. Quite what this means to the music he makes we don’t know but it could be important at some point. The Reasons Why is his debut for Paper Recordings and has been catching the attention on Soundcloud of the likes of Bill Brewster, Cosmic Boogie and Faith’s Dave Jarvis.
The original is a low-slung slice of garage disco that could have come out of NYC in the mid-90s. It’s got nagging percussion, a super heavy kick, driving hats and wobbling sub all wrapped round a chunky sample. The deadpan vocals are a take-down of a former lover and there’s something of the drag queen scene in it’s pithy bitchiness and attitude.
Flash Atkins takes it deep and dancefloor for a heads down main room shoe shuffler. It’s tribal and hypnotic with analogue synths washing in and out while the shifting bass takes centre stage as the vocals tell their story.
Next up Sleazy McQueen brings out The Reasons Why’s disco heart with a mix that sounds like a mirror ball on a Saturday night. With a popping Orange Juice bass circa Rip It Up, synth toms, that sample and classic house piano it’s modern disco at it’s best
Another new signing Leon Sweet brings his own pitched-down bottom heavy chugging sensibility to the table. He nags the vocal in before the tech bass sets off and the track builds with congas and acid line in to a reverbed big floor head-masher
Finally, the instrumental finished things off for those allergic to vocals.
Doc Martin – Viva le Paper!
Drop Out Orchestra – Flash Atkins does it again!!!
Tensnake – Nice single, my favourite is the Sleazy Mcqueen remix.
Roberto Rodriguez – Yeah this is cool. Loving the bass in the original and the remixes are ace also!
Ralph Myerz – Loving the Sleazy McQueen & Flash Atkins mixes, full support. Another superstrong quality release from Paper.
The Glimmers – Great!
Hot Toddy (Crazy P) – I like the original very much.
diskJokke – AAAACE!!!!!
Hannah Holland – Wicked release, Sleazy McQueen is the one for me.
Aeroplane – Great, thanks!
Neil Diablo – Ace release. Like the sleazy production of the leon sweet remix the best but an all round good package.
Reza Athar – Leon Sweet is one hell of a fresh new comer. Loved his first EP on Paper and his mix on this is absolutely the one for me.
Marius Våreid – Sleazy McQueen is really doing a great job on his mix here, it’s my fav track on this great EP!
Andy Baxter – Very cool and very funny.
Trent Grimes (MOS) – This has made my day! Sleazy is on fire at the moment and Flash is always on point!
Tony Nwachukwu – Heavy!
Nick Holder (DNH) – I’m digging this!
Gareth Sommerville – Hahahaha. OG, Flash Atkins and Leon Sweet mixes all vying to be my favourite. Will play loads.
Sleazy McQueen – Such a pretty and nice song, it’s the kind I want my wife to sing me.
Danielle Moore (Crazy P) – Wa ha! Great lyrics, love it. Not got past the original yet! Chosen the original mix on the basis this is where the rest of the ace mixes came from.
Stevie Sole – Solid grooves from paper again.
Cole Medina – Like the original the best, nice remixes too!
Nuno Cacho – WOW!!! What a release!!!! Love the hard kick with post-disco flavour, Flash rocks!! On my radio show for sure, the problem will be which one?
Nelson Ramalho – Original and Sleazy McQueen are my favourites. Great package and all remixes are great and it’s great that there’s the instrumental too.
Billy Scurry – Really digging all the interpretations, hard to pick a fav as all are pretty smokin’. Full support for all!!
Jerry Bouthier (Kitsune) – Lovely samples, like the original best.
Causa (Tusk Wax) – Fine package, the Leon Sweet mix is my favourite. Top chugging business!
Stuart Patterson – Original is pick of a good bunch.
Ste Hodge – Dirty low-down goodness – big love xx
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Paper has been pushing the creative envelope since 1994. We have released over 2000 tracks created by over 500 artists, producers and remixers based in over 50 countries. Our style ranges from deep house and disco to Balearic and leftfield on its three imprints, Paper Wave, Disco and Recordings.
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