In early January, American producer, À Tous, gave us a powerful, french electro track, Rise (Original Mix). The colossal tune marked his first release with the mammoth, french touch label, So French Records, which we were more than happy to see. Fast forward to this month – the skillful musician is at again, following up with several more bangin’ tracks, and ultimately, delivering his four-track, Rise EP.
The premier track off of the EP, Rise, isn’t new to our blog, but it still resonates in our ears. Powerful bass lines, astonishing progressions, and that lovely slap bass – what more could you want?
Next, we have Savage, a disco-meets-electro, bluesy jam. Did we mention that it comes in two forms? That’s right! There’s the original mix, which features lovely vocals from Canadian singer, Dana Jean Phoenix, as well as the instrumental mix. Both hold a special place in our hearts, as the two embody the genuine nature of french touch music.
Lastly, there’s Walking Tall. Something about this track stands out amongst the preceding three. Is it the bass line? The melody? Perhaps, the robotic voice? No, it’s all of these together! Fused with À Tous’s avant-garde style, the culmination of these features truly sticks out to us.
All in all, the American’s EP reminds us of works from the Ed Banger, So French, and Ekler’o’shock crews, respectively – full of funk, laced with distortion, and primed with distinction. Tune in below and don’t forget to grab your copy from Beatport here:
Dana Jean Phoenix