John Talabot + Slava + 2562 + Tom Croose

Posted by Jakub

Artwork by Peter Alexander

So impressed by this John Talabot track, it could fit in a slow disco mix or the newest UK beat set, perfect cross over, I wish Hercules And Love Affair came back with a whole album that sounded like this.

What I love about the Software Label is that it releases music mainly made up of sounds that were used more in the 80s-90s, there’s loads of nostalgia oozing in their sound from synths you might have heard in commercials from your childhood to faint memories of tv shows that never popped up again but stuck in your head to this day. This Slava track is just that for me, those electronic chorus pads and the key changes do it for me.

2562 keeps this listening session less complex beat wise and more like the repetitive sounds of a locomotive struggling to untangle itself from years of sitting in a dark jungle covered in vines.

Our old friend Tom Croose has been working on music nonstop, recently was featured on Pitchfork with his edit of Sandro Perri. His style has become this thoughtful vintage south american comfort meets delicate melody yet never too fragile to play for a dance floor early in the night.

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Tyler says:

April 2, 2012 at 9:29 am

You can’t go wrong with anything John Talabot lately.

I checked out the 2562 EP earlier last week and this was the track that stuck out for me too. The other stuff was a little too dark.


Owen says:

April 2, 2012 at 6:20 pm

Been digging that Johnny Talabot for quite sometime… one of my favourite releases this year for sure. I also like ‘Last Land’.