John Daly. Photo by: Love Fever Records
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Shine EP by John Daly


Author Mathias Haegglund in Music for Evlear
Published Tue. 13th of Jan 2015 URL Bookmark

The ever-impressive Love Fever Records marks its ninth release with John Daly's Shine EP.

Layered, progressive, modern electronic music with ethereal harmonics and a nod to analogue forefathers is a universal in John Daly's musical cannon. With Shine he's formulated a song that could encapsulate a moment in time at a Love Fever party. That 5am throb. Peaks and lows of a breather in the night, the sweating crowd, the stabbing baseline and fluctuating strings played loud and proud.

In short an unstoppable single from a producer on the very top of his game. A Detroit influenced yet clearly very contemporary release with strong support already on this one.

With the B-Side, Desake floats into the EP, with a lead vocal stab layering into a dream-like baseline and rolling drum pattern continuing where Shine left off. And Journey's End may well be the secret weapon here, playing out like a bard's lament. Minor chords & solemn pad work evoking the brutality and futility of lost love (and how many techno tracks can you say that of!).

John Daly - Shine EP
Release date 26th January 2015
Label Love Fever Records

1. Shine
2. Desake
3. Journey’s End

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