We are happy to announce that Ruf Dug, the Mancunian record producer, radio host, and self-professed video game freak is the latest artist to climb aboard the Pinchy train.
Well known for his kaleidoscopic approach both in the DJ booth and in the studio, Ruf Dug has touched on genres as diverse as street soul, vaporwave, and acid house over the years. He has released material on labels such as Rhythm Section, Klasse Wrecks, and his own Moodymann approved Ruf Kutz.
For his Pinchy & friends? debut (there’s a 6-song EP in the works as well) the NTS radio host distils some of these aforementioned influences and presents a two-track 12″ that explores dub techno, Chicago acid, and atmospheric balearica.
Built around a solid, techy thud, “Thru The Night!” rides seismic bass waves and reverb-laden stabs to more tropical climes, thanks to gusts of echoed flutes and a catchy, 8-bit vocal hook.
On the flip, “I Love You” takes a minor-key synth riff and sends it off to music school for some late-night nasty dance floor bliss.
Vinyl only release.