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EP Reviews



Circus is up to announcing release 61 and after coming out with work by several 5-star (Nicolas Jaar, Dave Aju, dOP and Guillaume & the Coutu Dumonts) artists, they are off to bring new sound proposals for the demanding ears and magic believers.

And this time its charm lies in a collaboration of a trio, where the voice of Florian Schirmacher rests over the seamlessly interacting layers of sound that his partners in crime Henrik Raaber and Jakob Seidensticker play with analog items and instrumental tools.

2nd Floor is a theme where the vocal force of the trio becomes immersed in organic percussions and back claps against the 2/4 that turn the track into an unexpected yet elegant blend of sounds filled with wet hi hats and synth stabs.

The EP comes with an instrumental version of 2nd Floor and a mystic bells and shakers build up that Jazz Shaman brings with its funky swing bass and electrofunk psychedelic pads. It really shows how this trio could pull off a jazz sound a techno perception on vinyl.