Schillerkiez EP by DJ Honesty

James Barnsley’s newly launched Vessel Records imprint’s new release is from Germany’s DJ Honesty featuring a hypnotic remix from Burnski. This is the Schillerkiez EP.

Sep 22, 2015 - 08:00
Schillerkiez EP by DJ Honesty
Photo by Vessel Records
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Hailing from Cologne, Hans Schaaf first release as Honesty was in 1995 via Space Teddy Recordings. Since then Schaaf moved to Berlin, performing as part of an improv-jazz band named Gelee Royale, as well as focusing on producing club music under various monikers. Schaff’s best-known pseudonyms, such as Honesty, Honeydrop and a duo named Slope alongside Cabinet founder Daniel Paul, have collectively released on the likes of Room With A View, Cabinet and Sonar Kollektiv.

Scenic samples inaugurate ‘Schillerkiez’, making way for an infectious synth hook and rippling bassline as subtle nuances come and go. ‘Off’ is a dubby and introspective production geared for the afterhours, whereas ‘Lazer’ is a low-end heavy roller featuring intricate percussion and elements of acid. UK’s Burnski, who’s released on Mobilee, Constant Sound and Holic Trax this year, then provides a mesmerising remix of ‘Schillerkiez’ with a low-slung groove and added vocal.

DJ Honesty - Schillerkiez EP
Release Date 5th October 2015
Label Vessel Records

1. Schillerkiez
2. Schillerkiez (Burnski remix)
3. Off
4. Lazer
5. Lazer Street Dub (Digital only)