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Stephen J. Kroos, the veteran Dutch talent who has released countless classics (including two full-length albums), needs little introduction; we're truly thrilled to feature him on this marvelous two-track EP. As can be said for the majority of his more recent work, Kroos continues to push the boundaries of sound design, with elements of techno, deep house, progressive, and downtempo fusing together to create outer-wordly soundscapes. The title cut here, "Thymus", features a variety of bell sounds, as well as a flurry of vox stabs and distorted samples. In the main break, the listener is set "adrift" through an evocative atmosphere, while a robotic vox sample and other effects bleed through the mix. The "hoppy" beat that appears in the "drop" feels especially welcome after this extended interlude. The B-side in this EP, "Inspirience", is a laid-back affair, which magically transports you into a shady grove on a lazy summer afternoon. You can literally hear the bees buzzing and birds chirping, as an otherwise care-free beat gently pushes you along. A variety of tremolo'ed melody lines delicately dance along to the beat, adding to the hypnotic, escapist thrill of the tune.
Release date: September 11th, 2012
Genre: tech house
Stores: Beatport; JunoDownload, iTunes (two weeks later)
Tracklist & YouTube Previews:
01 Stephen J. Kroos - Thymus
02 Stephen J. Kroos - Inspirience
Shipstad & Warren (Armada, Black Hole, Proton Music, Infrasonic)
Fantastic! Title track is my pick.
Slang (Spring Tube, Movement, Digital Sensation UK)
Another great works from Stephen! Full support.
Jaksa Pavicevic (A Must Have)
My love goes to Inspirience here. Will suport!
Fantastic title track! Full support! Thanks!
Shane Robinson (A Must Have, Silk Music)
Loving both tracks. If i had to pick one - "thymus".
Darin Epsilon (Perspectives, Hope, Perfecto, microCastle)
Great sounds in Thymus, enjoying this one.
Dynamic Illusion (Armada, No Smoking, Morphosis, Silk Music)
Sonic Union (Lowbit, Replug, Anjunadeep)
Intricate and beautiful! Well done!
Magic sounds in Thymus, liked it most! Thanks!
eleven.five (Silk Royal, Dangerbox, Alter Ego, Enhanced, Dissadent, Neuroscience)
Love it!!!! Support!
dPen (Afterglow, Hope, STM)
Thymus is cool!
James Warren (Baroque, Proton Music, Olaris, Silk Music)
Some lovely textures and sound design in 'Thymus'. Fine work!
Embliss (Anjunadeep, Mind Over Matter)
Thymus sounds awesome! Support!
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