Max Chapman & George Smeddles - Zulu EP£8.99
Toolroom is delighted to welcome one of the most exciting new prospects on the UK underground house scene to our flagship label. Max Chapman burst onto the scene less than three years ago with a string of quality releases on highly respected imprints such as Elrow, Snatch, Viva and Lost. With a huge overall Beatport #1 under his belt last year in 'Body Jack', 2017 is shaping up to be his biggest, most successful year to date - and this EP is seriously large. He locks horns with up and coming maestro George Smeddles here for a 2 tracker that ticks all the boxes for a solid underground cut. The lead track, 'Zulu', is a peak-time tech houser with ridiculous grooves, plenty of energy and THAT tribal vocal hook on the drop that everyone will be singing back to you upon it's release. The B-side 'Charger' slows things down a little and adds some sexy, bumpy grooves to proceedings making this a perfect, and flawlessly produced EP.
Support from Riva Starr, Gorgon City, Technasia, Groove Armada, Denney, Nathan Barato, Joe T Vannelli, Harry Romero, Doorly, Solardo, Latmun, Uto Karem, Chus & Ceballos, Ruben Mandolini, Waifs & Strays, Kydus, S-Man, Tuff London, Mat.Joe, TCTS, Miguel Bastida, Filterheadz, David Penn, Adrian Hour, Goncalo, Ben Remember, SecondCity, Rich Wakley, Oscar L, Paco Osuna, Ferreck Dawn, Martin Ikin, Vanilla Ace, Enzo Siffredi