Some seven years after first appearing on Sthlmaudio, Baaz delivers a debut album on his own Office Recordings imprint that fully sheds light on his immersive sound. There are some ambient moments such as spellbinding opener "Everyone", while the likes of "Endori" bring heavy loaded grooves into a mellow, contemplative context. At every turn the production is impeccable, the beats hooky, the atmospheres captivating. It's a fine achievement of a debut album from a producer that has long been delivering the goods for labels such as Quintessentials and Minuendo, bringing a healthy spread of intensities to bear on the ten tracks contained within. Whether you want it mellow or pumping, there's something to latch on in here.
Patrick Luca (Saft | Pulp | Born), Ze Salvador (Carpet And Snares), Barbara Preisinger, Replika (Quintessentials), Closed Paradise, DNArt (Shift Ltd), Lee Fraged, Martin Haberland, Moreon & Baffa, Session Victim, Phil Horneman (Wicked Jazz Sounds), Richard Zepezauer (RZ-1), Adryiano, Agnostic Rhythm, Iron Curtis, Urulu, Borrowed Identity, Thomas Wood
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