"Vaporize," the first cut on Phil Asher's second House Phillerz record, tests just how much the 303 can writhe. The answer, as you probably know, is quite a lot. Undergirded by thumping drums and demonic snatches of vocal, the Brit's acid line doesn't so much hit notes as it frantically squirms. It's a similar kind of thing to Bintus' recent "Advanced Fuel," but it's missing the varied percussion to enliven it. "Deep Beat" fares better in this respect, but then, it is a drum track. Built with robotic-sounding toms and horn-like vocals, it creates a tidy rhythm which DJs will find useful. "All I Want" steps away from the Windy City, instead taking its cues from the West Coast. Setting up a slightly jacking beat, Asher splices in long, trailing vocals and metronomic chime work. As with the other two tracks, it would appear to validate the "Phillerz" title—they'll be played, but probably not remembered the next morning.
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Tracklist: Phlash - House Phillerz Vol. 2 A Vaporize
B1 Deep Beat
B2 All I Want