A superb second release on the fledgling Nsyde imprint from Detroit's secret weapon Kevin Reynolds, emboldened no doubt by the positive response to his drop on Todchai earlier this year. Lead track "Liaisons" is a delight, masterfully expanding from the industrially charged and finely sculpted rhythms that open the track into an expansive realm of mesmerising vintage Motor City utopia. The ease with which new layers of sound and texture are implemented amidst the subtly shifting directions keeps your senses enraptured throughout the sumptuous eight minutes. "Port" is just as memorable though more simplistic in its execution, utilising slick beat programming and a thick set bass line to draw you before the vast waves of Detroit emotion come rising through and take effect. The second wave of creeping keys imbues the track with an odd sense of kaleidoscopic warmth. The Del Parque remix of "Portal", which closes out the release, twists the track inside out to focus on the swinging groove, marking it out as a more functional entity for the floor.
Cez (Pop Your Funk), Red Rack'em/Hot Coins, DAVIS [BR], Tornado Wallace, Ben Boe (Boe Recordings), Ethyl, Ksoul, MR. Scruff, ISOUL8 (Volcov), M50, Juno Recommends Deep House, Myles Serge, Richard Zepezauer (RZ-1), Johannes Volk, Sai Aka Blend Architect, Ricardo Miranda, Djs: Most Charted - Deep House, Paulo Olarte
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