At the tail end of the ’90s, Gregory Darsa played around with a number of pseudonyms before finally settling on his now familiar DJ Gregory alias. One of those abandoned aliases was Headcore. It was used for a single EP back in 1998, released on Chateau Flight’s label, Versatile (then in it’s’ infancy). Here, that EP gets a welcome reissue. It’s aged rather well, with all four tracks – explorations of deep house themes with occasional nods to the dubby, African-influenced style Darsa would later explore on the Africanism project – sounding as fresh now as they did 16 years ago. Picking highlights is tricky, but we’re particularly enjoyed the sparse, swinging dub-house of “Cage” (accompanied with a tasty drum dub) and the Chez Damier-influenced chug of “In & Out
Nimbus Quartet – Later Lover EP Label: Lazare Hoche Catalog#: LHR06 Format: 12″ Vinyl Country: Paris Released: 2013
Forthcoming release on Lazare Hoche Records (LHR06).
A1 Later Lover.
A2 Mouch Touch.
B Your House Is Yours Parts II&III Simultaneously.
Produced By Nimbus Quartet (Woody McBride & Dave Stevens).
All tracks originally released on SOUNDS (USA).
A&R Executive Production by Lazare Hoche & Malin Génie.
Artwork By Thomas Brengou.
Distributed by Juno Records UK.
Lazare Hoche Records Paris 2013.
Artist : Lazare Hoche & Malin Génie Title : I Don’t Sync So: Volume II Label: Lazare Hoche Records Catalog#: LHR05 Format : 2×12″ Vinyl-only release. Release Date : September 2013
“Lazare Hoche & Malin Genie team up again for with the second installment
in their “I Don’t Sync So” series, in the form of a full eight-track
album. You can expect to find a variety of styles and atmospheres from a
selection of grooving analogue house bangers to deeper tracks and a killer
song feat. Mar.
It’s a formula that has garnered widespread praise from within the house
music world, from godfathers like Kerri Chandler to highly influential
newcomers such as Bicep and many others.”