Friends & Family EP – Various Artists
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Friends & Family EP – Various Artists

Friends & Family EP – Various Artists


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Friends & Family EP - Various Artists

A family affair since the early days, WOLF Music have been shining a light on the scenes and sounds the duo are ingrained in. Staying true to form and rolling deep for WOLFEP065, the spotlight turns to a selection of familiar faces and new recruits for a four track VA EP that’s strictly for the groovers.

WOLF OG, man like Medlar kicks it off in signature style with ‘Bandit’, a heads-down, techno-tinged trip. Machine music with the soul of south London. Next, professor of the dark arts, Manuel Darquart, conjures up the aptly named ‘Euphoria’ a deep, ‘90s leaning house excursion, synth wizardry and all, that works just as well as a sunset cruiser, as it does an end of the night closer.

On the flip, two long time listeners, first time callers, with a double dose of debuts on the label. Jon Sable takes the B1 with ‘Infinite Care’, offering up that trademark strong and Sable, In Dust We Trust flavour. Deep, emotive, intricate house with a nod to the worlds of Bruk and Chicago house melded together with that NZ feel.

Closing it out, debut number two comes in the form of rising star moon who lays down a beatsy, broken earworm ‘Handmade’ featuring some dreamy bars from Tamu.

Full crew, through and through – this one hits different!

DJ Feedback:

GLENN UNDERGROUND
Great comp.

ANTAL
I like this!

DAVE HARVEY/ FUTURE BOOGIE
Bit good this one isn’t it! Lovely stuff.

LARS BEHRENROTH/ DEEPER SHADES
Another great release. Euphoria is sooo nice

JASON KRIV/ RAZOR-N-TAPE
Lovely stuff…Medlar, Manuel, Sable are all fresh!

BASTI/ LOVEBIRDS
Wolf always delivers!

DJ KEMIT / ARRESTED DEVELOPMENT
This Friends and Family compilation was curated in a special way. Whomever is responsible for the final choice in songs needs a pat on the back. All the songs are strung together brilliantly and play well against one another. There is not a bad moment on this project. Moon’s Handmade and Medlar’s Bandin are my stand out selections. Good work.

LUDOVIC LLORCA/ ART OF TONES
Nice Wolf Music EP, love the Moon track here, this is my favourite – A bit dirty, and a lot of swing !

JASON KENDIG/ HONEY SOUNDSYSTEM
Great v.a. here. The Medlar cut is a highlight for me.

HORSE MEAT DISCO/ SEVERINO
Heavy YES.

DAZ-I-KUE
Definitely can deal with Jon Sable track

RAW SILK
Melodic and dreamy. Love both Medlar and Manuel Darquart as people and the fact their music is excellent is not surprise!

MAX ESSA/ BONOBO
Wow, liking this a lot. Manuel Darquart ‘Euphoria’ is exactly the kind of vibe I love and Jon Sable ‘Infinite Care’ has got a really satisfying feel to it. Can’t wait to play!

LOGAN FISHER
Ooh, there’s something rather special about that Medlar track. Very nice.

SHANE JOHNSON/ FISH GO DEEP
Lovely vibe across this EP. All four tracks working well with the spiralling melodies of Infinite Care and the lovely laid-back vocal of Handmade jumping out for me. Will be playing both.

JEF K THE SILVER NETWORK
Great ep ! moon track is a beauty !

JUAN CORBI/ MELON BOMB
This is ace, proper vibes.

TRISTAN JONG/ ROOTS FOR BLOOM
Jon Sable FTW! Love that one.

CRAIG SMITH/ 6TH BOROUGH PROJECT
Euphoria and Infinite Care the picks for me from the EP

CHRIS COX/ FRANK BOOKER
Long live Wolf Music!!!

DARKER THAN WAX/ MAWKUS
Love this especially tracks 3 and 4 – can’t wait to play it out.

EVERYTHING GOOD/ MARCIA CARR
Sounds great altogether – MOON FEAT. TAMU / HANDMADE is the standout track for me.

HARRI HARRIGAN/ SUB CLUB
Really liking this.

LEO MAS
Love Infinite Care

TONE CONTROL
Yeah, this is all very high quality – especially like the Manuel D and Moon tracks. Cracking stuff!

BRIAN KAGE/ MICHIGANDER
Nice EP. Diggin the first two the most.

TREVOR FUNG/ THE PROJECT
Bandit & Handmade are the bomb..

TIGER CLUB/ FELIX JOY
Very nice! Super nice production and easy feel. Really liking the Jon Sable track.

MAX P/ HELL YEAH
A multi-chromatic ep, I like the all tracks. Medlar and Sable my favs

ALAN MACKENZIE/ FIELD OF DREAMS
Manuel Darquart tune has a lovely feel to it, Nice.

RALPH SESSION/ HALF ASSED RECORDS
Great VA release. Moon – Homemade – wow.

FOUK/ OUTPLAY/ HEIST
Great EP! Handmade is our fav, love the bounce!

SOULDYNAMIC/ EXCELSOR
COOL EP. Medlar and Manuel Darquart done two good deep house shots!
Also Jon Sable and Moon closing the ep with style

STEFANO TUCCI/ HELL YEAH
Cool music from the Wolf camp once again! The standout track for me is “Bandit”, but all of them are worth a spin, with a particular mention to the spacey and jazzy atmosphere of the Jon Sable track.

FATE & FICTION
Exciting to see all these G’s in one place!

GREG DOWLING/ FISH GO DEEP
Cool ep , I’m Diggin Infinite Care and Medlars Bandit, will give them a spin on the radio show next week.

MARCO WEIBEL/ DARKER THAN WAX
Sounding mega fat – I need these! All tracks def on that deep end. Loving the Medlar and Manuel Darquart tracks for the ode to the 90s and Tamu’s bars are def unique.

TOMMY TURBOJAZZ/ JAXX MEDICINE

Nice bunch of wild talents here! Moon did my fave 😉

DANNY ASHENDEN/ SLOTHBOOGIE
Ooooshhh, Jon sable sounding topppp and the rest too!

SAM DONNISON/ PLAYLISTER
Love Jon Sable’s effort here. Perfect track for the wind down at the end of the session.

WAYOUT/ JAMES KUMO
Brill EP, loving the Manual Darquart Euphoria track – niiiiice! Will play this on my radio show for sure.

STEVE MILLER/ AFTERLIFE
I LOVE Infinite Care, superb!

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