Warboy – Overcast City EP (What Came First, WCF004)

Itsoundsfuture is flying fast again. Our pick today:
Warboy with Overcast City on What Came First (WCF004).
In the words of DJ Mag (UK). “Warboy remains one of alternative clubland’s greatest forces who is constantly ahead of the curve”.

Press release:
‘What Came First’ is a new label dedicated to House and Techno, which has been set up by the people behind the infamous EGG London club venue.

The last release on What Came First showcased EGG resident Kyle E, and following that trend this new release is from London based Warboy who has been resident at EGG since 2011 and currently heads up the boundary pushing, resident night Sabajaq.

Real name Jim Warboy, he boasts previous releases on Fat Boy Slim’s much famed Southern Fried Records, along with DJ Spen’s label Unquantize and Hannah Holland’s imprint Batty Bass.

His music style incorporates a variety of genres and influences plus his extensive experience DJ’ing alongside top International names in the world of House and Techno. […]

Also featuring on the release is a remix from Vinicius Honorio who many will recognise from being a main stay on Pig&Dan’s label Elevate, but his music can also be found on a number of other scene leading labels such as Harthouse and Unity Records.

Vinicius Honorio is popular with the likes of Adam Beyer, Alan Fitzpatrick plus many of the world’s top Techno DJs, and the remix on this EP is a fine example of his much loved sound.


Tracklist: Warboy – Overcast City EP (What Came First, WCF004)

01. Rebel Herd
02. Rebel Herd Vinicius Honorio Remix
03. Unkindness Of Ravens



01. Rebel Herd
Strong groove from the very beginning, vested with a brain-melting lead synth, you better get ready for it! With the break and the arp comes an interesting turn and course for this track.


02. Rebel Herd (Vinicius Honorio Remix)
Great intro, skillful layering and structure. Deep tech house grooving remix from Vinicius Honorio.


03. Unkindness Of Ravens
Forward rolling funkiness on slap bass keeps you dancin’ … good vibrations baby!

Conclusion: Solid tech house productions, engaging debut on What Came First.

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