I didn’t miss Andy’s exotic vinyl set at “bord de l’eau” #skg last Sunday
The vibes were wicked in the drink room!
He is currently on a European tour.
Great to have some Greek stops!
It was an ear-full pleasure, after so many “strange holiday” sessions and a wonderful boiler room set (which i treasure) to watch him scratch away his favorite tunes! That’s why i love music so much, it eventually brings people together one way or another and all around the globe.
Andras Fox is releasing “Vibrate on Silent” on one of my favorite labels Mexican Summer.So give it a spin!
He also introduced me to a
gorgeous vinyl from a pioneer of the Australian indigenous music scene
Joe Geia! (You can catch it in the pic below).Thanks mate! Half of my brain could ask as a goof what was each and every track in existence!
A.R.T’s sets are full of powerful and juicy tropical passion into the deepest of the unknown, lost treasured vibes! and we are not at all shy to show our fan-y love.
Melbourne-based producer Andras Fox (A.r.t. Wilson)
creates a tactile and unique form of antipodean funk that feels equally
informed by garage house and new age musical traditions. His productions
sound appropriate on both the dance floor and in the lounge, boasting a
casual danceability and mood that seamlessly adapts to both environs.
On Vibrate On Silent, Wilson creates g-funk with a surf
sensibility; congas, shakers, electro-acoustic melodies coalesce with
deep grooves, subtle hooks and a laid-back, oceanic ambience.
Wilson’s arrangements are spacious and deceptively simple – layers
are built up and stripped down, with the rhythm track providing a solid
framework for jazzy/improvised flourishes. Opener “Ankle Snapper” begins
with a politely funky bass line, adding handclaps and a casual house
beat that is gradually adorned with cowbell and midi-saxophone.
“Pontoon” pushes the g-funk agenda further, coming across like Dr. Dre
driving top-down along the Great Ocean Road. Elsewhere, “Driftwood” and
“Mystic Beach” allude to Wilson’s prior dabblings in new age –
incorporating digital pan-flutes, piano and meditative synths which
bubble and swirl like waves meeting a sandy shore.
In addition to his production work, Wilson is a renowned DJ, hosting
Strange Holiday on Melbourne’s Triple R 102.7fm where he champions a
diverse mix of primitive rhythms, weird disco, outsider music and other
Australian rarities. He recently completed a DJ tour of UK and Europe,
and now has three Boiler Room sets under his belt – winning him the
praises of modern-funk Godfather Dâm-Funk. Vibrate On Silent
follows the Erskine Falls 12″ (Home Loan Records, 2013) and Embassy Cafe
(Dopeness Galore, 2014), a collaborative LP Wilson made with
Melbourne-based R&B vocalist Oscar Key-Sung.