LISTEN & BUY
Artist: Various Artists
Title: Family Affair Vol. 02
Cat. No: SYYK015
Artwork: Stella Gelesh
Digital Release Date: October 28th, 2013
01. Soul Button - Come To Me (Dahu Remix)
02. Florian Rietze - Treibholz feat. BLANCAh (Soul Button Remix)
03. Antonio Olivieri - Needing You (Sasch Remix)
04. MPathy - Serena (Sasch Remix)
05. Sasch - Hearts & Minds (MPathy Remix)
06. Soul Button - The Keepers (Florian Rietze Remix)
07. Antonio Olivieri - Dynamo (Soul Button Remix)
Strength in unity is what is shown here by the Steyoyoke crew, as they follow up the success of Family Affair Vol.1 with another bundle of tracks that warrant their passion for making top notch house music. Family Affair Vol.2 features 7 remixes from the Steyoyoke artists on some of the labels most popular originals to have been released over the last few months.
The first remix pairs two of the labels most accomplished artists together. Dahu leaves Soul Button’s enigmatic ‘Come To Me’ hypnotised by a powerful bassline. Teasing hi-hats and charged synth work that sways from left to right starts the Steyoyoke Family Affair show with a bang.
Soul Button adds purpose and drive to Florian Rietze’s downtempo treasure ‘Treibholz’. A delicately balanced original keeps its subtle undertones of desolation, but finds meaning with a progressive and ever giving groove. Haunting vocals by BLANCAh are introduced to add to the texture.
Rising with grace and ease, ‘Needing You’ is shot high into the stratosphere by Sasch. A rousing remix that is full to the brim with heart and emotion, sees tidy synth work washing over an alluring analog groove as persistent vocal stabs echo sentiment.
Sasch follows up again with another endearing remix, this time at the hands MPathy’s ‘Serena’. Using playful percussion samples that frivolously dashes between a rolling 4/4 beat, Sasch builds this remix into a track that puts the heat onto any dancefloor.
An eerie remix of Sasch’s ‘Hearts & Minds’ comes courtesy of MPathy. A persistent beat is locked down and provoked by rushing synths that swarm around a melting pot of eccentric wind instrument sounds.
Florian Rietze contrasts the reflective and dreamy nature of ‘The Keepers’ with a heavy bassline and sharpened off-beat cymbals to shape a direction of intent. Florian Rietze produces an accomplished remix on one of Steyoyoke’s most successful releases.
Soul Button whips up a fierce remix of ‘Dynamo’, as he sets alight this subdued love affair. A strong kick drum accompanied by rising and falling synth work helps move the track with urgency as it builds through the phases.
Maceo Plex (Crosstown Rebels)
“Sasch remix for Maceo Plex, thanks for the music!“
Kolombo (Highway Records)
“Nice compil! Thnx.“
Richie Hawtin (Bpitch Control)
“Dahu remix for Richie Hawtin.“
Dyed Soundorom (Cityfox)
“Soul Button’s remix of Florian Rietze is the one for me, thanks.“
Chris Lake (Rising Music)
“Dahu remix for me.“
Robert Owens (Rebirth)
Marco Carola (Drumcode)
“Soul Button remix for Marco Carola, thanks.“
Stacey Pullen (Black Flag)
Keinemusik (Berlin, Germany)
“Thanks for the music, will try out!“
Dirty Doering (Katermukke)
Viadrina (Pets Recordings)
“’Come To Me’ is cool!“
Djuma Soundsystem (Get Physical)
“Pure quality shiiit!“<3
Alex Delano (Drumcode)
“Nice, thank you!“
Jay West (OFF Recordings)
Wildkats (Get Physical)
“Wicked release. Thanks!“
Atapy (Get Physical)
“Nice pack, will support, thanks ☺“
Kosheen (Kinetic Records)
“Great EP, all good quality tracks. Thanks for sending.“
Werner Niedermeier (Tulipa Recordings)
“Really into the MPathy remix. Good work!“
Pablo Bolivar (8bit)
“Excellent compilation, many great tunes on it, very well done team, thanks!“
Erik Christiansen (Nastyfunk Records)
“Lovely remix, thx :D“
Axel Bartsch (Kompakt)
“Some nice remixes here.“
Josh Butler (MTA Records)
“Some really nice stuff, thank you!“
Evren Ulusoy (Plastic City)
“’Needing You’ for me. Thanks!“