Starfist Lazerbeam / Passion Of A Night (Creme VOS 01 / Mos Deep 022)

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For the first release in the Valley Of Shadows Series Creme teams up with fellow Dutch label M>O>S aka Masters Of Sound to release JTC's and D'Marc Cantu's asteoblasting 2AM/FM project, which has long been affiliated with both labels.
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Here comes an interesting collaborative release between powerhouse labels MOS Deep and Crème Organization, an idea which was born during a roadtrip to Paris by Aroy Dee & TLR. The artists behind the two tracks are Michigan duo 2 AM/FM aka JTC & D'Marc Cantu who have previously hooked up on Spectral Sound, Crème Organization and MOS Deep.

'Starfist Lazerbeam' is the first cut and is a slow, purposeful house track run through with a slithering, laser like synth that constantly changes shape. Muffled, filtered vocals are hidden behind and the arpeggiated line eventually lets up and gets a little funky as the icy percussion ticks on. It’s a real pressure-building track with curveball melodies that are as beautiful as they are weird. On the flip, 'Passion' has raw analogue drums, ticking his and trippy melodies all dancing round each other in old school Chicago fashion. A nimble bassline also dances around the mix, bring with it lots of energy, stylish funk and a real sense of playfulness. As always from these great producers, this is a fascinating release.

"Wicked! Passion of a Night is the fav for me on this one. Thx for the music!"
0x4644 (BLN.FM, Berlin)

"Passion of a Night for me here!"
Mirella Kroes ([in]cognito, Amsterdam)

"Wicked old school vibes!"
Darko Esser (Doornroosje, Nijmegen)

"P R O P E R"
Paul Woolford (Planet E/Hotflush, Leeds)

"Starfist!!!"
Antal (Rush Hour Music BV, Amsterdam)

"I respect that & enjoy it but wont play it"
Dj Simbad (Various / Browsnwood Rec.)

"To be played on specialised electronic music program Full Frequency on RTRFM 92.1 Perth Western Australia. Show is aired weekdays from 3pm til 5pm (GMT+8)"
Craig Hollywood (RTRFM)

"nice one"
Kuczera (Intergalactic FM, heerlen)

"starfist lazerbeam for me. visions of futures past"
Gingy (Clone, Toronto)

"not for me, sorry"
Tommy Four Seven (CLR)

"Both of these are the business."
Jimmy Posters (Saints & Sonnets / MN2S, London)

"Passion of a night is cool!! Love that swing."
Nuno Dos Santos (Something Happening Somewhere, Utrecht)

"starfist is what I love...so much funk, so much soul!"
Roman Lindau (Fachwerk, Berlin)

"Passion of a night is the one. So much funk. :)"
Iron Galaxy (Audio Culture)

"Was very happy to receive the testing of this one a few weeks ago, thanks Steven/Marsel! Been playing Starfist Lazerbeam every set and kills it every time! Big winner. Not so much into the b-side as everybody else here haha. But the A, uffff! Big up :-)"
Delta Funktionen (Ann Aimee, Berlin)

"Passion Of A Night is my fave here!"
Alex from Tokyo (Tokyo Black Star)

"cool. love those pan flutes on starfist lazerbeam"
Conforce (Transcendent, Rotterdam)

"passion of a night for me great track"
ASOK (Scenery, Use of Weapons, MOS, Liverpool)

"passion of a night for me great track"
ASOK (Scenery, Use of Weapons, MOS, Liverpool)

"not for me"
Vince Watson (Bedrock / Cocoon / Ovum / Planet E / Poker Flat / Yoruba, Amsterdam)

"passion of a night!!!! DOPE!"
DVS1 (HUSH / Klockworks)

"nice cool detroity stuff"
Solenoid (Graphene / Belief System, Berlin)

"passion of a night is ace"
Tomaz (www.22tracks.com, Sint Pieters Leeuw)

"Passion of the night is the one. Yeah!"
Dimi Angélis (A&S, ANGLS, Traut Muzik) (Dimi Angélis, Amsterdam)

"not for me"
Simone Gatto (OUT-ER)

""Passion of the Night " - great tune - spinning for sure thanx"
Slam (Soma Records)

"Solid Retrofuturism"
J. Tijn (Pennyroyal, London)

"2AM FM continues with the complete analog dirtyness Futuristic music from the past .... Passion of Night is the one for me"
Laurent Garnier

"both trax are sooo dope!"
Chrissy (The Nite Owl Diner, Brooklyn)

"Both tracks stellar here, would happily play both in a set."
Neville Watson

"passion of a night sounds good to me..."
James Fox / Severn Beach (Audio Culture, Bristol)

"Love 2 AM/FM another top record"
XXXY

"As always a sucker for that vintage sound if it's done well and this doesn't disappoint"
Paul Mac (Stimulus Records, Essex)

"cool tunes!"
Truncate/Audio Injection (Truncate, Los Angeles)

"Classic and Jacking! All for me! Thanx"
Bleak (c/o DRB Produktion, Stockholm)

"This has grabbed me and made me think very hard about sound. Total genius gear, inspirational in its simplicity. If it doesn't smash floors up across the globe all I can think is that people are being denied the chance to hear it."
Perseus Traxx

"passion of the night for me"
Roland Appel

"super cool ep :) radio support"
Jan Kinčl Zero (Radio808, Zagreb)

"yyyyaaassss so good ..FULL SUPPORT"
Marco Bernardi (Take The Elevator, Bristol)

"Passion of a night it is :) thanks "
Charlton/Tapirus (Mord / Krill Music /Midnight Shift, Rotterdam)

"passion of a night! great stuff, thx!"
Ben Sims (Theory, London)

"NFM"
Vincent Pollard (Exclaim, Toronto, Ontario)

"thank you for the music!"
Dj T (GET PHYSICAL MUSIC GMBH, Berlin)

"super authentic... "
Kirk Degiorgio (ART, Ipswich, Suffolk)

"not for me, sorry."
alex cortex

"Passion of a night... nice acidic stuff!"
Ksoul (Ksoul & MuteOscillator, TORINO)

"rough"
Domenic Cappello (Sub Club)

"Dikke Shit!!"
Serge (Clone Distribution, Rotterdam)

"not for me this time."
Electric Indigo (indigo:inc)

"Passion Of A Night""
Jonas Kopp (Traut / Manzel, Berlin)

"passion of a might is a biggie! lovin it!"
Gerd (4lux, Rotterdam)

"love passion of a night! "
Dario Zenker (Ilian Tape)

"great stuff!"
Raw M.T. (Wicked Bass Records, San Donà Di Piave)

"Passion Of A Night is great. Thanks."
Dave TTB (TOTHEBONE, London)

"great to see the return of 2AM/FM! Sick sounds..."
Ike Release (MOS Recordings, Chicago)

"downloaded for r hawtin"
Richie Hawtin (M-nus, Berlin)

"Passion is good!"
Chille jr. (Night Moves@Fnoob radio, Koprivnica)

"sweet fancy moses this is good "
Ben Morris

"Passion of Night is a slammer! BOM!"
Kid Culture (DJ Mag NL)

"Always solid from Mr Tad"
Trus'me (Prime Numbers, Manchester)

"Super cute :)"
Rivet (Skudge Present, Kontra-Musik)

"both tracks are killer, thanks!"
Giles Armstrong

"two killers ! thx"
GoldFFinch (Turbo, Dirty Bird)

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released December 15, 2014

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