Label: JOOF Aura
Release date: 2018-03-05
Catalog number: JA035
Mathov aka Mathieu Meyer returns to JOOF Aura with the fantastic Nabrisa which comes backed up with a classy remix from Ettica. French DJ and producer MathOv has been doing the rounds for a number of years and gained a very respectable rep in the process. He is a lover of deep progressive vibes with ethnic flavours and endeavours to keep his music in the underground. Over the years he has seen his music released on top labels like Mystique Music, OLD SQL Recordings and Bonzai Progressive as well as previous outings on our parent label JOOF Recordings. His music has gained the support of some of the finest names including Airwave, Kintar, John 00 Fleming, Dark Soul Project and Moshic. He believes in releasing his music slowly so he can put as much effort into the sound as he can to deliver the highest quality. For the last 5 years he has been running his own radioshow, Tour de Trance, which focussed on uplifting sounds, but now he feels the time has come to step away from that and move into a more deeper progressive style with psytrance in mind. His new monthly show is now on DIFM on the Progressive Psytrance channel. Lots more to come from this gifted producer so stay tuned.
The Original Mix delivers an epic charged intro full of wonderful cinematic sounds before a tight breaks drum pattern erupts to get us into the groove. Deep droning basses move through the sound with a dominating force while acid riffs tear up the groove. Big synths dish out a dark 80’s inspired theme as soaring pads add rich textures to the sound. Cascading arpeggios blend perfectly creating cool melodies making this an absolute must have cut for an intro or peak time climax.
Producer, DJ and all round nut job, Ettica marks his JOOF Aura debut with this stunning remix which is a superbly crafted spectacle of fusing sounds. For Ettica it’s all about dirty bass line grooves, chunky beats, massive build ups and detonating drops, fusing hard grimy beats with tribal Brazilian drums and twisted techno vibes. He not only manages to create an exciting balance of all but delivery is achieved with a spicy, hypnotic deepness. Captivated by dance music, he started producing at the age of 14, pulling banging Drum ‘n’ Bass, Hardcore, Hardhouse and Breakbeat tunes out of the bag. At the ripe old age of 30 and in collaboration with Death proof recordings, Lot 49, Fiasco London, lmp, Pro-Ject Records, Ettica has dusted off and polished up and is now producing some very unique music. Infamous for mixing it all up, his DJ sets are structured to the same rhythm as his writing – a jumbled assortment of everything from house and tech house to progressive and techno. An exciting addition to the JOOF roster no doubt. On the remix here Ettica wastes no time in getting our asses shakin’ with his tech fuelled beats and dynamically charged sound. Pumping kicks and slicing hi hats dish out a tight rhythm as super low end basses go to work. Contrast subtle melodic arpeggios create a surreal atmosphere alongside cool vox pads. After the break we get back into full on mode with an interesting acid sequence which gives the track an added hypnotic layer. Top notch stuff.