Happy Techno presents Glasgow Underground Showcase 2011 DJ Magazine stated – as they made new Glasgow Underground signing Small Pyramids’ “I Want Blood” on of their singles of the year – “It sure feels good to have them back. Kevin McKay’s Glasgow Underground label has been revived in 2011, and luckily, his impeccable taste and A&R skills remain intact.” 1999 Alongside Atlantic Jaxx, Glasgow Underground has been the UK’s strongest outlet for new, dynamic House since its formation in 1996. Kevin McKay’s small imprint is doing more, and better than most other British labels to see Deep House as an international underground network. Guitars ripple and soothe whilst the distinctively globular production, warm and wide, adds to the feeling that this is a unified vision of House. The label’s first release, “Just a Mood” (1996) by Studio Blue (McKay and Andy Carrick), defined the tone immediately, its widescreen guitar so thickly enshrined in distant gazes that it carried listeners into a personal statement. The other most potent highlights so far come from British House’s two most feted young producers, DJQ and 16B. Q’s “The Original Porn King” (1997) may lift its riff from an old funk tune, but Q tweaked and phased a piece that floated between faint oriental strings and an addictive bass-line that moved with a simple regularity. Working with Mackay as Sixteen Souls, Omid Nourizadeh (aka 16B) surpassed his more acclaimed solo work, and, with the brilliant “Late Night Jam” (1997), created a minor masterpiece. Stripped to the essential its melody was a tickle in the upper register. It was a prime example of the hugely addictive qualities of Glasgow Underground’s oeuvre. In 1998 the label released two critically acclaimed 4 am specialities: full-length albums from Powder Productions (Pipe Dreams) and Daniel Ibbotson (Stream Lines), both mixing deep grooves and warm melodies. Other artists on the label include Mateo & Matos and Romanthony, who released Instinctual in 1999. Glasgow Underground Volume One (Glasgow Underground, 1997) Stunningly addictive first label sampler that works its way into your mind as a late-night fade out.
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Happy Techno pres. Glasgow Underground Showcase
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