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by Ad Bourke
Mirage is the first Citinite EP from the Rome-based producer, AD Bourke. Combining soul chords, hip hop beats and funk phrasing, he invites us on a trip full of light and expansion. The track which begins our journey, Cosmic Connection, is the perfect introduction to Bourkes cosmic boogie style, with its relaxed rhythms overlayed by fizzing funk synthwork. Its perhaps worth pointing out right from the start that Bourkes music studio has only one window, and it looks straight up into the sky. 100 then drops with heavier, more club oriented beats. This was the track that first came to our attention via Benji Bs Deviation show and which motivated us to sign Bourke. Solar Commuter with its fun acid bass is the newest track of the set, and along with the title track Mirage which opens side B, is more uptempo. Diff Star was recorded whilst Bourke was living in Brooklyn (and One For Me and 100 were recorded shortly after his return to Rome) and you can hear how that Brooklyn summer spirit left its mark. Mirage and Light Echoes were both written just after Bourke had agreed to work with us and both tracks are full of positive energy. The last track is the incredible vocal version of Cosmic Connection featuring Stockholmbased singer Amalia. With great attitude and a dynamic delivery she steals the track and makes it her own. Were truly excited to be able to introduce Bourkes music to a wider audience and hope he takes his place at the forefront of the new funk sound.
|Media||LP (LP VINYL)|
|Genre||Hip Hop / Rap|
|Estimeret vægt||200 gram|