Latent Effect

Cat#: BE003
Genre: House
Format: Vinyl
£10.00

Temporarily out of stock

Rubadub's Review
Phran returns to Best Effort with an incendiary array of dance floor heaters, transmogrifying his hypnotherapeutic impulses in some startlingly different ways. Phran introduces his DJ Phidias persona on the A side of the 12”, starting proceedings with “Sisplau” and its darker complement, “Diamantera” - two cuts of twitchy latin drum programming, dub delay flourishes and freaky synth lines that recall the acid-drenched deliriousness of Villalobos' cooked conga sessions. The pitched-down B-Boy rhythms of “Dummy Text Generator” are a change of pace but are no less weird, setting an acrobatic, constantly contorting acid line over fizzing roland drums. The B-side is fully submerged in murk - First on “Fleurhaus” and then when versioned on “Fleursky”. The former foregrounds the snappy drums and heavy bassline before seemingly drifting off into an abyss of echo, returning - albeit slightly - from the void on the ethereal “Fleursky”, where he’s joined by constant co-conspirator Ivy Barkakati on a Casio SA-39 keyboard. Amplifying the beautiful spaciness of the original while retaining the bass pressure, it’s a perfect implementation of dub’s alchemical processes. Proceedings start with “Sisplau” and its darker complement, “Diamantera” - two cuts of twitchy latin drum programming, dub delay flourishes and freaky synth lines that recall the acid-drenched deliriousness of Villalobos' cooked conga sessions. The pitched-down B-Boy rhythms of “Dummy Text Generator” are a change of pace but are no less weird, setting an acrobatic, constantly contorting acid line over fizzing Roland drums.