Emotional Especial gathers pace with an eighth release from Richard Sen, a man whose cultured touch has had a hand in various strands of the UK underground for the past two decades. Graffiti artist, graphic designer, music curator, DJ and producer are all vocations Richard Sen has done at one point or another. Here he goes solo with the Ghost Train EP, a dark and brooding release of old school meets new school house jack that takes it's cues from '80s New York, Italian house and the nascent UK acid house that Sen himself documented with aplomb on a 2012 compilation for Strut. Naggingly familiar samples and a low slung box jam groove drive the spectral title cut forward, whilst Sen's mastery of delay is shown with aplomb on the Dub version that closes out the record. Nestled in between is the highlight however in "Meteor Shower" where discoid basslines merge with psychedelically charged keys and hollowed out steppers percussion.
Craig Bratley, Alexis Le-Tan, Felix Dickinson, Gaetano Battista, Mimi, Mag Spencer, Richard Sen, Ritesh (Adult Contemporary), Juno Recommends Techno, KevinTsuba, Luke Solomon, Woody Wood Jr., Roberto S, DJ ROCCA (Ajello, Erodiscotique), Mamacita, Manfredas
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