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Gorge – Alaris EP

By 29th January 2018 No Comments

Artist – Gorge – Title – Alaris EP

Label – Still Hot – Release Date – 26/01/2018 – Cat – STILLHOT008

Still Hot release another Gem!

 

The Label Still Hot, owned by Alex Flatner and Martin Eyerer, have released yet another gem, grabbing the market by the balls and proving that quality over quantity is a policy worth adopting. Release number 8 on Still Hot is Alaris by Gorge and it’s well worth checking out.

Gorge aka. Pit Waldmann, who hails from just outside Frankfurt, was originally a musician, playing drums and piano, which shines through through all of his electronic productions. Today Gorge is in the premier league of DJ’s and producers having released on such labels as Freerange, Objectivity, Diynamic, Systematic, Brise and just recently – Hot Since 82’s Knee Deep in Sound (to name but a few), all receiving high positions at the Beatport and Decks charts. In 2010 he was nominated as one of the top 5 Beatport deep and tech house artists and has played in some of the best clubs in the world such as Watergate (Berlin), Rex (Paris), DEdge (Sao Paulo), Cielo (NYC), Space (Ibiza), Zoo Project (Ibiza), Electric Pickle (Miami), Cargo (London), Arma 17 (Moscow).

 

Gorge has proved himself a Force to be reckoned with when it comes to producing deep house music as well as club friendly house tracks – all his tracks reaching high chart positions as well as making him Nr. 8 charted all time artists on Resident Advisor.

The EP is a three track EP with Alaris as the title track, Depth of Silence as the second track with a remix by Benny Grauer. Grauer is a seasoned DJ producer and a purveyor of fine techno music. He was a club manager, is a label manager, a DJ & Producer, he has the business edicate side of the industry down to a T and has an abundance of talent as well! Grauer has added his own flavour to this ep which adds a bit of spice to this release..

 

Track 1. Gorge – Alaris: This is one of those tracks that you get excited about playing out. Deep groovy house indeed, would be perfectly at home in a deep or progressive house set, a perfect balance of melody, sprinkling of vocals and a comfortingly familiar bass line that carries the whole track with attitude.. Check it out yourself in the link below..

Track 2: Gorge – Depth of Silence: Beautifully constructed house, more trancey than Alaris, can definitely visualise people closing their eyes and getting lost in this track. Clean drum sounds introduce a percussive bass which leads to a fabulous crescendo break.. Well worth a listen.. Check it out yourself in the link below..

Track 3: Depth of Silence – Benny Grauer Remix: The icing on the cake is Grauers interpretation of Depth of Silence, bringing it into the realm of tech house, edgy, quirky and Grauer flavoured… Check it out yourself in the link below..

All in all, this is a fabulous, intelligent EP and it will definitely be included in my playlist..

Podje rated 9/10