MISTRESS 08

by Lapien

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brad jehr This entire ep is exceptional. Favorite track: Loved Him So.
Niccolo Brown
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Niccolo Brown The first of Nick Lapien's two simultaneously released EPs for DVS1's Mistress imprint features four tracks of chocolate-rich, late night house liberally spiced with sultry female vocal samples that, in places, take it to depths approaching that of a Johannesburg gold mine. This is genuine mood music; smooth, voluptuous and, depending on who you're listening to it with (and where) artfully seductive too. Don't forget to pick up "Mistress 08"'s companion piece when you buy this: it spins its web of intrigue with a different grade of silk but it'll just as surely ensnare you. Favorite track: No Good.
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    Lapien - Something To Tell You EP
    MISTRESS08
    Cat.no: HU-MR08-SH

    Tracklisting
    A1. Something To Tell You
    A2. Loved Him So
    B1. No Good
    B2. In The Dark


    Lapien about the release:

    „Finding original sound sources, and combining them with the machines I came to love so much, makes the working process that much more interesting to me. Even if a lot of the sounds are often not recognizable anymore, the track is more depth to me, knowing who beat the percussion and what is his or her story – this story then becomes part of my music. For me, this is almost music anthropologist approach, is infinitely more interesting than using a ready-made sample kit. In the period leading up to these EPs, my father quite suddenly was taken away from us. Many tracks got a whole new meaning and weight because of what I was processing. And without realizing it, a simple track build around a beautiful vocal snippet becomes an homage to someone you love.

    The „Something To Tell You EP“ contains four song-driven cuts which due to their narrative quality should work equally well at the club as at home for listening. Almost all the tracks on „Something To Show You EP“ come straight out of the live set that I prepared for the Mistress Night at Panorama Bar. I had a 2-hour slot and wanted to do something special. Therefore I wrote a lot of new material. After Zak heard the recording, he came up with the idea to do a second EP with the more beat-focussed material.“


    EMAIL - mistressrecordings@hushsound.com

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Something To Tell You EP
MISTRESS08
Cat.no: HU-MR08-SH

Tracklisting
1. Something To Tell You
2. Loved Him So
3. No Good
4. In The Dark

Physical Release: July 12
Digital Release: Early August


Lapien about the release:

„Finding original sound sources, and combining them with the machines I came to love so much, makes the working process that much more interesting to me. Even if a lot of the sounds are often not recognizable anymore, the track is more depth to me, knowing who beat the percussion and what is his or her story – this story then becomes part of my music. For me, this is almost music anthropologist approach, is infinitely more interesting than using a ready-made sample kit. In the period leading up to these EPs, my father quite suddenly was taken away from us. Many tracks got a whole new meaning and weight because of what I was processing. And without realizing it, a simple track build around a beautiful vocal snippet becomes an homage to someone you love.

The „Something To Tell You EP“ contains four song-driven cuts which due to their narrative quality should work equally well at the club as at home for listening. Almost all the tracks on „Something To Show You EP“ come straight out of the live set that I prepared for the Mistress Night at Panorama Bar. I had a 2-hour slot and wanted to do something special. Therefore I wrote a lot of new material. After Zak heard the recording, he came up with the idea to do a second EP with the more beat-focussed material.“

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EMAIL - mistressrecordings@hushsound.com

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released July 12, 2016

All tracks written and produced by Nick Lapien 2016.

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MISTRESS Recordings Minneapolis, Minnesota

MISTRESS RECORDINGS is the sublabel of DVS1’s imprint HUSH. While Hush is focused primarily on DVS1’s love for deep and purist techno, Mistress will represent the pioneering home for versatile producers, sounds and vibes which touch all corners of the dancefloor and beyond.

In order to send demos to MISTRESS RECORDINGS, please go to: soundcloud.com/dvs1/dropbox
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