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Alex Font – Inspirational EP (Remixes) [Acmé]

Acmé label owner, Alex Font dispatches a fresh set of pressings packing the Remixes for “Inspirational EP”, also published on a vinyl-only limited series back in 2016. Taking the original cuts and adding a personal touch we see DeWalta, Mihai Pol, Jack Wickham and Cezar Lazar, while the headman himself drops a fresh bonus track. The Spanish imprint delivers once again a top-notch sound signed by highly respected producers and played by the likes of Ricardo Villalobos and Rhadoo.

Alex Font began to devote himself entirely to music more nearly 20 years ago at age 14 buying his first records and mixing in small clubs in Valencia-Spain. He studied musical composition, harmony and sound engineering, he frequently plays the piano and Latin percussion instruments. His vision of electronic dance music is innovative and keeping the roots alive. He comes from the classic house of the main schools of New York and Chicago, although got inspired by the early session of DC10 minimal-house and Balearic music around the early 2000s.

At the moment he plays instruments as a solo musician for events and performing with ensembles of different types of music like Salsa, Jazz or Bossa and also Rumba Flamenca.

He’s been known lately for his “only vinyl” imprint Acmé. Includes collaborations with SeppLizzFasterNu ZauVincentIulian, Mihai Pol, DeWalta, Jack Wickham and the professor Cezar Lazar. Also recently collaborating with Subtil Records Boss Nils Weimann while other materials have been published by his sublabel Third Stream.

DeWalta and Mihai Pol re-work de original “Interstellar” into very different territories, taking the minimalistic composition to a more uplifting level. David drops an uptempo banging cut designed with swirling effects and solid drumming combined with grainy textures and dark notes while Mihai goes surfing on a deep harmonic wave. His characteristic modulations and the funky bassline call for dancing again.

Jack Wickham‘s remix of “Justified Cause” is next, rolling on some groovy and fresh funky tones. The layering provides a smooth house sound with a classic feeling. Cezar is up next with his interpretation of “Randolph’s” and he delivers a soothing ride, built with spacious, trippy atmospheres and eerie modulated voices. A key figure in Bucharest’s underground scene, both as an influential artist and inspiring DJ, he’s widely known for his productions and selections, always bringing forward quality sounds.

Alex Font‘s “Vertigo” will get your head spinning for sure! The exotic vocals will follow you all the way in this magical journey, perfectly balanced by a steady minimal rhythm flavoured with intricate glitching and micropatterns.

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Artist: Alex Font
Title: Inspirational EP (Remixes)
Label: Acmé
Cat. number: ACME002RMX
Release date: 04.09.2019
Format: 2×12” vinyl-only 

 

Words by AndreiB

 

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