Amber Rush by Joshua James

Joshua James follows up an iconic trilogy of releases on Phantasy Sound with a powerful swerve into pure techno with Amber Rush.

Amber Rush by Joshua James. Photo by Phantasy Sound Photo by Phantasy Sound

A pivotal figure amid London's queer club continuum, Joshua James follows up an iconic trilogy of releases on Phantasy with a powerful swerve into pure techno with "Amber Rush", complete with a remix by a close friend and Phantasy labelmate, Daniel Avery.

Crackling with energy, its pendulous drums reminiscent of The Chemical Brothers in their Battle Weapon mode, "Amber Rush" matches the Thunderdome ready scope of a big-room anthem with waves of psychedelic texture. The result is guaranteed rapid-fire synapse tickling within even the best (or worst) adjusted of dedicated rave brains.

Avery's metallic-tinted reimagining subtly shifts the aesthetic of "Amber Rush", gliding out of the strobe and into the fog. Wisely following the course of undulating euphoria mapped out by James, Avery transforms acid tension into graceful heights and somehow deeper plunges, ultimately settling on a killer groove.

Joshua James - Amber Rush
Release Date August 2021
Label Phantasy Sound

Tracklist
A. Amber Rush
B. Amber Rush (Daniel Avery Remix)



Written by: Evlear Magazine
Published: Aug 22, 2021 at 12:00