J. Albert Vinyl, CD & tapes from this artist at Norman Records
Super-prolific techno footmover J. Albert comes back for another 2016 12", this time channeling dusty inner city beats for a good 4 tracks. Judging by the quality of A2 cut 'Ting Waan', this will be stomping, keeping bodies warm and limber deep into the winter nights and beyond. While he's just got things moving with his own Exotic Dance label, this one comes out on Black Opal. Fair's fair in the realm of the thunk.
- Vinyl LP (BOP008LP)
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Exotic Dance Records co-founder J. Albert comes through with this tetchy EP for The Trilogy Tapes (Bullion, Bass Clef). Envy Turned Curiosity has a fair bit in common with the recent TTT drop by Parris in that it uses club sounds as a way of getting further away from, rather than closer to, the dancefloor. Sounds familiar to aficionados of UK Garage, Midwest house, jungle and dubstep all circle, but an overall style remains elusive. It makes these four tracks a strangely hypnotic fare.
As much fun as various formats can be, for dancefloor tracks the ultimate desirable destination must always be vinyl: lovely DJ-friendly wax. That’s what has happened here: J. Albert released a funky-fresh cassette called Dance Slow last year, and the highest-achievers from that set have graduated to this vinyl release on Exotic Dance Records. Killer grooves.
- Vinyl 12" (EDR003)
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J. Albert / Patricia / Segv / Nick Klein / Gaul Plus
This third release on the Broken Call label features tracks from 5 different artists, presented in no-nonsense style with a catalogue number for a title. On BC003, producers including Patricia (Opal Tapes) Nick Klein (Ascetic House, Unknown Precept), Segv (Sly Fox Records) and Gaul Plus turn in pieces of music that are dance-friendly, but also disorienting, confusing, and a little dark. Just how we like it!
J. Albert has 4 new hot cuts to share with the world, and they are pretty damn compelling. These are spacious, laid-back tracks in a way I can’t quite describe: they can power a dancefloor no problem, but they also have a kind of lazy grooving swing about them. Lazy and energetic at the same time? Sure, why not? Keep it Strictly J. 12” on 1080p.
J. Albert / Person of Interest
Two producers from sunny Florida, J. Albert and Person Of Interest, team up here to provide one side each of this, the second release of Exotic Dance Records. Both producers clearly have sunny love on their minds, with slinking basslines entwining themselves around bouncing rhythms. Heated stuff. 12” featuring two tracks from each.
A prolific machine, J. Albert returns with a brand new 12” on Black Opal. Kiss The Ground opens the record with a vocal sample and a simple 4/4 beat that gradually morphs into the sporadic crackling sound of a bonfire before smashing back into a thumping 4/4 handclap. Simple but effective house music. Out on vinyl 12” from Black Opal. In black with handstamp. Limited to 300 copies.