Artist: Subsky
Title: Albino
Label: Nascent Recordings
By: Simon Jones | 9 January 2004
  • A: Original Mix
  • B: BlueRoomProject Mix

Subsky "Albino"

Out Now on Nascent Recordings

Subsky has been producing within his native Turkey for several years now, but it wasn't until the past few months that people have really sat up and took notice, and started to appreciate what a fine young talent he is. Having had a few releases on XTC and Sadie several years ago, he has been developing his sound, which has to date resulted in two singles in 2003, including the massive 'Strawberry Fields', and now comes the first of several he has lined up this year, 'Albino'.

One of Subsky's more organic productions, the 'Original Mix' leads in with a solid groove that remains prevalent throughout. Layers of chords and synths sweep over the top in formation, melodies trickling out of the groove in subconscious fashion until the main hook dictates a key change and a switch towards the second half of the track. As the pace increases, more layers of sounds are brought together in a warm and dreamy soundscape that will enchant you, whilst building the mood on a dancefloor at the same time.

New York's 'BlueRoomProject' strip things down, keeping the original melody line and placing tight breakbeat rhythms underneath. What I can only slow a slow burner, the chords are introduced into the mix in sections, much like an orchestra working in harmony to produce a piece of grand cinematic score music, before the original's big riff rises from some low end breaks action in nerve tingling fashion, with BlueRoomProject adding their own deep melodic vibe into the mix for a lush progressive breaks epic.

Whilst on a different level when compared to the brilliant 'Strawberry Fields', this latest track from Subsky crosses the boundary between house and trance with seamless ease, with further remixes to follow making sure there should be at least one mix that takes your fancy, though these two are worthy of a purchase if gorgeous melodic soundscapes are your thing.

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