03. Downstairs ( GoldFFinch Remix )
Time flies when you’re having fun. With the label celebrating its 10 year anniversary this year, it’s been a time of both reflection on what the label has achieved and of looking forward the next chapter. Alongside parties around the globe, a special 10 Year Complation label bosses Ali and Basti Schwarz are ready to announce their long-awaited return to the label’s catalogue. Their new release is an underground trip through deep, bubbling sonics paired with minimal flourishes, perfect for heads-down, late-night dancefloors. First track ‘Downstairs’ saw it’s initial outing on the Souvenir 10 Years compilation but here it gets the full attention of a solo release. Second track, ‘Upstairs’ grinds gears in much the same way with a subtle build kicking things into action with dubbed-out percussion and space-age sounds perforating the the mix. The depth of Tiefschwarz’s consistent talent shines through, marking some of their most focussed and intricate work to date. To accompany the release, the ever-excellent Belgian duo Goldffinch take on the remix of ‘Downstairs’, driving the track further into obscurity and bolstering it with a pounding array of organic percussive sounds. This new release breathes new
More important than the parties, the plane rides, the magazine covers or the money, every great DJ is first and foremost, a collector. A discoverer of music. A traveller weaving through a sea of new sounds and honing down the multitude of records to those that matter most. It’s this drive for sonic exploration that’s responsible for Souvenir, the Berlin label spearheaded by Tiefschwarz and their french partner Arthur Vélasquez. In little over a year the label has...