Sunday, October 14, 2012

LUKE HESS feat. OMAR S - Keep On

Label: FXHE US
15 October, 2012  |  CD  |  LH(1200)
Style: Deep House
Total Tracks: 012

Despite being born and raised in Detroit, Luke Hess is rarely mentioned in the same breath as his Motor City peers. Then again, his brand and dub-infused techno doesn't fit neatly into the futurist narrative. This latest full-length flips the script slightly. While it has plenty of dub-flecked moments (see "Overcome" and "Humility"), there's a greater reliance on melody over mood. While this could be a reflection of the involvement of collaborator Omar-S, it's more likely an indication of Hess's development as a producer. Moving from hypnotic deep house to robust techno via beatless interludes, Keep On is Hess's most accessible set to date.
© juno records :    Luke Hess       Omar S        FXHE US

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