With two rooms pumping out beats well before Chris arrived on the decks, I was able to checkout some varied house sounds from Daniel Crocetti and Luigi Desposito in the side room while Trent Anthony kept the main room heated with some acidy infused house. Though I wasn’t feeling to well (no party fun for me), I was still looking forward to a good night. When 1.30am arrived, it was time to get my money’s worth.
Unfortunately, the start of Chris’ set was riddled with bad mixing. I wasn’t entirely sure what the problem was but the sound had something to do with it. While Chris struggled there for 3 to 4 tracks, I took in the sounds which were quite pumping and upfront. Rolling solid basslines, quirky effects and little breakdowns were the staple of his set, which included some of his tracks from his Balance Comp, but only a few. The only one I knew was by !!! Chk Chk Chk and features a low rubbling bassline that really took apart the speakers.
Being at Sweetchilli to listen and review, it was hard for me to get into the set purely cause of the pace of the set and the relentless beats, but I’m sure I would have been more on par if I were too partake in a little more fun and was in full health. I still enjoyed the tracks though the mixing was a little shonky; though the flow of the set wasn’t really present as it was just full on from the word go.
A big thanks to the Sweetchilli crew for bringing in Chris and another thanks to the supporting DJs.