AD Bourke & Raiders Of The Lost Arp

Raw (Ron Trent & Original Mix)

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Far Out

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Far Out Recordings presents a huge peak time space-funk excursion from Italian duo Ad Bourke & ROTLA (Raiders of the Lost Arp), with a remix from Chicago deep-house demigod Ron Trent adding extra intensity to the aptly titled "Raw". Having confirmed themselves as Rome’s premiere polymaths for all things electronic and funky (with releases on Space Dimension Controller’s Basic Rhythm, Five Fold, Cinite, Tusk Wax and Really Swing) AD Bourke & ROTLA’s musicality and altogether physical approach to sequencers, samplers, drum machines and synths, has seen plaudits from the likes of Dam Funk, Gilles Peterson, Benji B, Laurent Garnier, Jimmy Edgar, Martyn and Anthony ‘Shake’ Shakir. Even MCR's Full Beam! crew have to take notice of these synth molesters. Taken from their forthcoming album for Far Out, "Raw" gives you huge live drums, seriously deft Rhodes noodling and a galactic ocean of synth layers, making for a hyperkinetic yet altogether refreshingly organic, outer-national future-disco belter that sounds like Azymuth and Pharoah Sanders jamming with MAW whilst super high on tryptamines. Taking a similar approach to that of his recent remix of (coincidently) Azymuth’s "Fenix" (also on Far Out), Ron Trent takes "Raw" into pure house territory, giving it an extra coat of slickness, adding tightened up percussion, deep, echo-laded drum hits and a driving, incendary vibe throughout, layers of instrumentation revealing themselves behind walls of compression or tastefully opened up filters. High end tackle from all involved. Ace. 


Raw (Ron Trent Remix)
Raw (Original LP Mix)

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