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Various Artists / Feral Cuts Volume 1
Album:Feral Cuts Volume 1 Collection:General
Artist:Various Artists Added:10/2012
Label:Bad Animal 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2012-10-21 Pull Date:2012-12-23 Charts:RPM/Electronica
Week Ending:23 Dec11 Nov28 Oct

 Recent Airplay
1.Jun 26, 2013:Pumping Iron
Drop The Sabre
3.Nov 05, 2012:Big Loop
Rolling Energy
2.Dec 18, 2012:Clubbing Zeal
Drop The Sabre
4.Oct 22, 2012:The Big Love Show
Rolling Energy

Album Review
Dru Deep
Reviewed 2012-10-14 
COLL: Feral Cuts: Volume 1 Label: Bad Animal

Alland Byallo's label Bad Animal has put out this neat little 4-track EP featuring two solid tech-house artists Aartekt & Fredrik Stjarne. The EP reflects the sensibilities of the label's owner, former SF DJ/producer now living in Berlin, Alland Byallo. When Alland DJed throughout SF, he spun a lot of great tech-house. And this EP is no different; four strong tech-y house releases. The first two skew more towards punchy & hard-hitting, while the last two skew more towards straight house. I prefered #1 & #2, the tracks by Aartekt, because they're solid club bangers.
1. Thumping tech house. Great energy, flowing synths, deep and serious male vocal sample. Meaty goodness.
2. Hard-hitting tech house with a funky edge. The vocal samples ("rinse it"?) lay down a good groove. Club banger.
3. Synth-driven tech-house with a falsetto vocal loop saying "baby". Strong claps and nice beat structure.
4. More of a dubbed-out straight house track with a distinct bassline & a nervy little synth. Weird & wacky effects.

Track Listing
 ArtistTrack Name
1.AartektRolling Energy
2.AartektDrop The Sabre
3.Stjarne, FredrikThere You Go
4.Stjarne, FredrikClose To My Body