Somewhere in the night

Daydream, “Petrichor” [none]
A talented and accomplished young producer [full disclosure: my boyfriend] sent me this track earlier this week and I knew I had to share it with readers. Mark has been making music since just before I met him, and while many of his productions were quite good, “Petrichor” stands taller than all that came before it. Its racing-heart synth line dances with its twin astride martial percussion. A foggy voice beckons from above and sends clear-headed synth progressions that lifts up dancers then lets them float away. Though it’s too short to be a proper dance single, I could see this played out if given an in-the-mix stretch with the right looping. I might even try it myself in one of two forthcoming mixes I’ve been commissioned to do. Anyway, please share your thoughts on the tune and I’ll pass them along.

Green Velvet, “Coitus” (remix) [F-111 Records]

Jamie Anderson, “Time Is Now” (Radio Slave Panorama Garage Mix) [NRK Sound Division]


3 comments so far

  1. Pres on

    Kudos to your boyfriend. That’d make a great opening track for a mix.

  2. tago-mago on

    sorry to post this in comments, but i couldn’t find a contact email…

    i’ve a new remix single:

    hope you dig it

    Sasha Frere-Jones of “The New Yorker” featured my remixes is his blog:


  3. jeremy on

    hey steve, that was pretty nice. lovely detroit-sounding synths

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