Shigeto: Detroit Pt II 12″ single (Portage Garage Sounds, 2017)

June 16, 2017 at 9:41 pm | Posted in Reviews | Leave a comment

Shigeto: Detroit Pt II 12″ single

Local hero Shigeto started a new label called Portage Garage Sounds with his brother Ben Saginaw (of Ritual Howls). This is its first release, which was limited to 500 copies and is already completely sold out! Shigeto’s recent tracks have been way more club-friendly than the IDM/hip-hop hybrids he’s often known for, and this is an immersion into straght-up deep house. Warm keyboards, thumping beats, echo-covered tenor sax from Marcus Elliot, as well as softly spoken vocals which come back to the word “Detroit” (as does all modern dance music). The “I-94 Mix” on the B-side is more low-key, fixating on the groove, with just a bare amount of dubbed-out sax floating over the bumping beat. There’s reportedly more from Shigeto forthcoming in this vein, possibly on a label owned by a certain WCBN DJ (no, not me!).

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