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Riccio

Never go away

Younger Slow Town Records brings another underground disco house record to the fore. Bologna based Dj and producer Riccardo Zanaroli aka Riccio marks the fifth release on the label, a small gem packaged as a 10” vinyl celebrating the label’s 1st anniversary.

In parallel with his solo production and fully reflecting the nature of an authentic record collector, he shows two sides to his tastes. Never go away shows the warmer side of Riccio. A true house cut, a tinkering of the ivory keys, a simple funky guitar groove, all sprinkled with Balearic beats a touch of added Mediterranean spice. Albeit, a more momentous affair than the flip side.

The glow is a far superior track, a slow infectious mid tempo chuggy disco beast. Reverb soaked key stabs and a spaced out beat grow into a murky disco house track. It’s the kind of track you’d imagine featuring on Johnny Jewel Italian Do it better’s After dark compilations or in a Nicolas Winding Refn film.

He’s definitely someone to look out for in the ever burgeoning nu disco scene.