The next release on the always quirky Border Community label comes from a young Scot by the name of Ewan Mackenzie and his alias, Dextro. His first track on the label by the name of Do You Need Help also comes with a club friendly mix by The MFA.
First up though is the Original Mix, which be warned, is an ambient affair. Not a bad track at all as far as ambient productions go, with smooth beats accompanied by some subtle melancholic guitar riffs and soothing vocals.
The Holden Noise Tool that follows is a nice collection of sounds and slight percussive elements combined with a deep smooth baseline that can be used in many creative ways one would think.
Turn it over and you have The MFA’s Help Help Remix that turns the track into a very nice club friendly moment. The trademark crisp beats meet twisted effects and haunting vocal samples early on, and builds nicely with some smooth baselines. The track though does take a twisted turn that sees scratching effects come in to the track midway in before shortly returning to normal resumption.
There is another tool at the end with the Holden Acoustic Tool that despite the name, only features some subtle acoustic elements with some hi hats included combined with deep sounds and effects.
Another pretty solid release on the Border label. Good variety with an ambient track being signed up accompanied with a pretty good remix on the flip by The MFA.
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