Gotta Hold On Me / Wildman

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Master diggers and disco trippers Psychemagik make their triumphant return after a brief hiatus this week with the latest episode in their unmissable edit career. As ever we're in obscure waters, but your Piccadilly spirit guides are on hand to lead you through these rarified realms with the maximum musical knowledge. Danny and Tom delve deep into their disco funk crates on the A-side to extend Chuck Armstrong's 1975 Konduko killer 'Something's Got A Hold On Me' into a 12 minute journey through squelching bass, hypnotic groove and soulful vocal. Pitching things up to a floor-ready midtempo, the Psychemagik boys let loose with looped horns, wah guitar, and immersive arrangements to lock us into a shoulder rolling groove which won't let up for even a moment. Smell the incense and pass the sherm sticks folk! Things kick up a notch on the flip as the duo slap a subtle kick and snare under a tasty Salsoul loop and go nuts on the sleazy late night vocal. Hitting hard with a walking bassline and jazzy Rhodes licks, this one could be mistaken for a vintage Balihu banger if it weren't for the rough and raucous vocal sample trying to take you up a back alley somewhere. It's another sureshot for the disco jocks, coming courtesy of the mighty Psychemagik.


David says: This week we go Wildman in the country with the excellent Psychemagik, who return to the 12" format with two sizzling, soulful and raw disco heaters. Prepare to trip out to these jams on an El Diablo's dancefloor near you...


A1. Gotta Hold On Me
B1. Wildman

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