SORCERESS ‘Teacups (CHAOS IN THE CBD Paradise mix)’

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To coincide with the band’s current tour of the UK, Sorceress have enlisted the services of fellow kiwis Chaos In The CBD for a fresh remix of ‘Teacups’.

Description via Andrew Mensah at www.stampthewax.com

With a natural inclination for a touch of jazz and soul, it came as no surprise to see the Peckham-based, Rhythm Section and Church affiliated groove kings Chaos In The CBDmatched up with soul four-piece Sorceress. The brothers have applied their signature deep-textured and melody-rich sound to a lovely number from the New Zealand outfit.

The duo inject a warm earthiness in their interpretation of ‘Teacups’ (taken from the band’s 2014 Dose LP), building it up from basic elements of a swung percussive backline of drums, an understated bass line and sustained aqueous keys on top. Syncopated rhythms and a much-emphasized first beat of each bar, breathe a deep afro-house number. Yet the track matures into much more through its seductive electric guitar chord riff as well as liberally-imbued vocal sample morsels and sweet scatterings of saxophone. Lose yourself a thousand times over in this one.

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SORCERESS ‘Teacups (CHAOS IN THE CBD Paradise mix)’ is out now on Bandcamp via Wonderwheel Recordings.

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