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DC Salas – Sun EP – Woodstrasse Records

Enthusiasm, dynamism, excitement. These adjectives are generally associated with youth. They are also the basic working conditions for Woodstrasse, the parties that take place every Thursday since 2 years, bringing to Brussels the finest producers the German house/techno scene has to offer. The creators are young: they have the enthusiasm of an original music lover, the dynamism it needs to build a strong community without boundaries, and the excitement of a first record being released. After being worshipped by their successful events, Woodstrasse goes creative with this EP.

Here is their first project: “Sun EP”, which gives the chance to put D.C. Salas on top of the page again. Young and promising artist from Brussels who has already produced 3 excellent maxis, his source of talent is far from drying out. This time he keeps us squeezed between his polyrythmic beats, with here and there a few tropical-based elements and subtle vocals staying discreetly in the background. In the middle of the track the rise gets held-back while a cold synthesizer appears out of nowhere, giving it a much “deeper” soul. The drums and kicks keep us dancing while its charisma stays classy.

Meanwhile Woodstrasse keeps its main goal in sight, bringing two Berlin-based producers to the field. First in view is the remix offered by Koljah, transforming it into a classical house track, nearly Chicago-ish, with a funky & slapping beat, perfect for the dancefloor. Then we have Martin Patiño who brings us a sublime variation composed of latino percussions, a beautiful vocal sample and a more than intense rise to find a long break being filled with a subtle piano appearance which continues after the climax is reached. A secret beauty that finishes this very rich EP, for a first try, it’s hard to do better… Continue reading DC Salas – Sun EP – Woodstrasse Records