BienAimer Records and the attached series of party’s revel in the peak time shades of minimal leaning music that really kick off a dancefloor. For their fifth release, they have a bit of a French theme as OG REda daRE has crafted three stunningly positive upbeat bangers on his ‘Razbouz’ EP. The final element of this top release comes via French threesome of the hour Oden & Fatzo who can always be relied upon to sprinkle some magic.
Where the original hits relatively high in the BPM’s there is a cool, subdued vibe to original rub of title track ‘Razbouz’ Oden & Fatzo perk things up a bit. The French trio have opted to dial down the acid a bit and instead look to inject the funk that they are so well known for. There is a distinct case of old meets new on their remix with classic house synth coupled with deep diving basslines and synth washes that would look out of place on a 90’s Armand Van Helden banger. The Rhodes licks that adorn this mix is a key element to the past but with the added flavour of the Frenchmen’s production flair really takes this track in new exciting directions.
Flipping over to side B and ‘Nikemook’ is drench in 303 and there are more nods to the old-school here too. Few people will have been immune Fatboy Slim and his sampling skills in the 90’s and the re-arranged vocal sample from ‘Right Here’ Right Now’ makes an appearance here. Finishing off the release from REda daRE is another high octane 303 banger ‘Braindance’ and there is little respite from the thumping beats here. Just the way we like it.
The ‘Razbouz’ EP from REda daRE is now available to pre-order from yoyaku.