Earlier in the year, sometime Blip Discs and Ninja Tune man O'Flynn (real name Ben Norris) returned to action after a two-year absence. Here he attempts to keep up the pressure via a double A-side single on Silver Bear Recordings. "Sunspear" is little less than a rushing blast of summery dancefloor brilliance - a percussively dense and smile inducing house jam rich in filtered horns, throaty funk vocalizations and what we assume are samples from a cheery Brazilian disco record. A similar production approach be can be heard on the flip, where O'Flynn delivers a lolloping, bass-heavy revision of a lesser-known disco funk cut. It's suitably heavy, but also boasts the kind of rubbery rhythmic swing that's rarely heard on similar exercises in sample-heavy filter house.
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