As Bass Culture proudly reaches its 41st release, it gives us great pleasure to welcome back John Jastszebski after he last turned out an EP for us back in 2012. Releases for Phonogramme and Robsoul in the past two years have confirmed that he is a force to be reckoned with in the booming Parisian house and techno scene. His approach on the Would Be Back E.P fits in perfectly with the Bass Culture aesthetic, delivering tracks with a simple immediacy, always loaded with soul in just the right places, but never shirking the all-important groove. “Would Be Back”s sturdy beat leads neatly up to a colourful burst of piano chords and rousing strings that make this into a perfect summer house cut. “Fevrier” comes on with an entirely different season in mind, as mysterious and dubby tendrils of synths and samples unfurl around each other with a distinctly wintry mood. “My Girl” meanwhile keeps the energy levels up with a stripped back, punchy beat, filling the space in the mix out with rousing pads that soothe and uplift. For a remix of “Would Be Back”, we decided to turn to a long-time legend of the UK house scene, Nail. His remix takes a more emotive approach to John’s original, dropping in some playful synth lines and dreamy effects with stunning results. Reaching across all seasons, situations and times of day and night, the Would Be Back E.P delivers just the kind of versatile house music that sets our souls alight here at Bass Culture.
BCR041 : John Jastszebski – Would Be Back EP
01 : Would Be Back
02 : Would Be Back (Nail remix)
03 : Fevrier
04 : My Girl
Out on vinyl October 29th 2014.
DJS & MEDIA
solid ep , thanks!! Dubfire Great Vibes! Delano Smith Really nice package. Why do you always have to pick a favourite though!? Tricky on this one… 🙂 Laura Jones totally into it, nice release! Jacques Renault nail remix for me Raresh Good as always!!!! Doc Martin very nice EP. Dont know by now my favorite. Will try all ! Anja Schneider excellent package ! full support ! Sebo K would be back original is the one for me ! Dorian Paic great stuff again from BC Shlomi Aber very cool package. merci beaucoup Tiefschwarz Punchy tight beats with deeper keys + Bass, very very nice. Would Be Back for me Satoshi Tomiie GREAT TRACKS TO PLAY LOUD ! FULL SUPPORT Varoslav Fevrier is very good, underground shit Phil Weeks I’ll try you super-dry MFz lol ) Tripmastaz Played by Damian Lazarus, Richie Hawtin, Dixon, Ame