Label: Bonzai Progressive
Release date: 2017-02-06
Catalog number: BP6172017
Iga Dep debuts on Bonzai Progressive with the delicious progressive groover Indigo which comes backed up with remixes from Matan Caspi and Thorin. Iga Dep has proven to be a force to be reckoned with over the last couple of years, he has seen releases on the likes of Mystic Carousel among others. Great to have him on board at BP and we’ve no doubt his sound will be right at home on one of 2016’s top progressive labels.
The Original Mix delivers a deep and moody progressive slice complete with a warm droning bassline that sits perched on the low end while bright hats cut through alongside subtle percussions and a pumping kick drum. An array of quality FX and gritty synths layer up and add wonderful textures. Super groovy stuff that will not disappoint.
Matan Caspi returns to remix duties and once again we’re given a masterclass in creating sublime progressive grooves. His last outing was back in October 2016 with Distant Muse which gained great support across the board. No doubt this one will follow suit so buckle up and enjoy the ride. Here the remix takes us on a wonderfully deep proggy ride. A solid drum arrangement keeps the track moving nicely while a deep, powerful bassline dominates. Soft pads swirl around alongside subtle arpeggios and FX. The track is distinguished by some stunning synth work that definitely grab the attention of many.
Bonzai Progressive veteran Thorin returns with a superb remix and once again he leaves his indelible prog marker on the sound. It’s been a while since we last seen Thorin, he gave us some memorable moments in 2016 with a special track on Bonzai & Friends 500 as well as a fantastic remix on Manu Riga’s Surrounded Remixed. He’s also released on other labels over the years and continues his presence at Twidl events as well as guest spots on radio shows. Always a delight to have his work come through the inbox and hopefully we’ll see much more in the future. On the remix here Thorin gets us into full on prog mode for 2017. The track intros with a beautifully arranged drum section that comprises solid beats and rhythmic percussions that take on a tribalistic vibe. Subtle melodies intertwine effortlessly creating a colourful and exciting platter for us to feast on. Deep probing basses dominate the lower end and mesmerize with their warm embrace. A thought provoking slice that will be a welcome addition in any set.