Italian producer Leon has constantly reconfigured tech house over the last year or so. Be it the choppy stuff of his breakthrough single on Cécille, the booty-charged WMC anthem he released on Saved or the ghetto-fried bass of his EP for Monique Musique, the Italian producer seems never short on inspiration. Maybe it's for that reason that Steve Lawler has snapped him up for a debut album, with Supersonic the first insight as to what to expect.
The original is another party-starting, turbo-charged and full fat bouncer, basically, but still manages to entice owing to keen production and a tasteful sense of fun. Never staying in one place for too long, there's resonance in the downbeat and reflective synths, movement in the ever-shimmying snares and hooks aplenty in the form of an indecipherable vocal snippet: together it all adds up to something lovably carefree. Franco Cinelli, on remix duty, squares off the bass yet further, with the raw resultant kicks laced with bluesy horns and wonky chords.
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Tracklist: Leon - Supersonic 01. Supersonic
02. Supersonic (Franco Cinelli Remix)