Release Date: 22nd April 2022
Demi Riquísimo’s consistently superb Semi Delicious imprint turns 3 this month; with a celebratory bang Demi invites some of the finest names on the UK underground circuit for a four-track VA. Spanning through mind-melting psychedelia, impeccable Italo, bombastic breakbeats and Balearic beat with the hotly-tipped NTS resident and Bicep support DJ – Manami, Demi himself, one of the most in-demand DJ duo’s Inner Zone and Semi D mainstays Manuel Darquart.
Manami kicks off the EP with a heads-down 4×4 acid trip that brings more bleeps and bloops than you can shake a wand at! The Bristolian trailblazer shows of a sound that is taking the underground scene by storm at the moment; a late night, jet-fuelled ride with no emergency eject button!
Demi brings his archetypal low-slug Italo-house inspired boogie magic. ‘Tutukaka’ is
filled to the brim with classic Roland drum machine grooves and percussion,
immersive pads and a poignant FM bassline that is steadily becoming the hallmark of a his instantly classic sounding records.
Inner Zone take a moment away from their busy DJ schedule to write ‘Lunar Trick’. An intergalactic breakbeat voyage that embodies their warm, analogue studio
productions. Acid leads, chunky bass and a hefty kick that’ll bring a breeze through
Manuel Darquart close the release with ‘Track A’, echoing ideas that are at the root of the Semi Delicious sound. Lush percussion and phasing chords wander through a
hefty drum groove to make this the perfect soundtrack for your next Piña colada on a sunny beach break!
a1 Manami – Lizard Den
a2 Demi Riquísimo – Tutukaka
b1 Inner Zone – Lunar Trick
b2 Manuel Darquart – Track AMore Like Various Artists - The Lizard Den EP