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!!! These are stripped-down 192mp3 snippets of the original tracks!!!

Artist: Rafael Da Cruz
Title: Compost Black Label #118
Cat No: CPT 454-1
Format: 12” / Digital
Release: 05. September 2014

Tracklisting:
Side A
A1 „Renaissance“ (Original Mix) (8:54)
A2 „Renaissance“ (Cosmic Cowboys Remix) (7:52)

Side B
B1 „Renaissance“ (The Black 80s Dub Remix) (6:42)
B2 „Renaissance“ (David Hasert Remix) (7:37)
Digital Bonus: „Renaissance“ (The Black 80s Easy Vocal Remix) (6:53)

Info:
Rafael Da Cruz’ debut 12“ finally hits the streets, dipping into deeper, gloomier spheres of house. Soaring synths cleverly trim the bed of fat broad baselines. The Black 80s give the original a wicked analogue touch, with a splendid soulful vocal version as bonus track. Cosmic Cowboys and David Hasert supply two impressive remixes that both create a dark, but uniquely vibrant scenery and complete the package.

With a name like that, you should become a leading actor in an Coen-Brothers-Movie, professional soccer player at Benfica Lisbon or head of government with a dictatorial claim for leadership. Eduardo Rafael Da Cruz Ferreira - editor of the magazine FAZEmag - early devoted himself to electronic music. His graceful and melancholic interpretation of deep house he quickly made a name for himself in numerous clubs from Cologne, over Hamburg to Berlin and at festivals like PollerWiesen, RaveOnSnow, Utopia Island and Nature One. With “Right To Love” he started running his own night in Cologne’s most famous Club called Gewölbe, where he presents acts like Maceo Plex, Mario Basanov, Ten Walls, Deniz Kurtel, Miguel Campbell, H.O.S.H. or PillowTalk in a very exclusive atmosphere.

Very well-know Swiss wizard Deetron lends his distinctive warm and emotive style to Iranian born, London based producer, musician and singer Amirali's latest launch underpinning the melody with an intricate percussive groove that leads to a vocal breakdown and style-shifting bassline drop.

Who said melancholy? ;D

Part of Melancholia EP [CRM109].
Released 1 April 2013 on Crosstown Rebels.

Also check out the original version:
Amirali - Melancholia