As I write this post I’m listening to Keenhouse’s first EP, released last year, for the first time all the way through. I wish I had done this sooner. Overall, simply put, it’s awesome. Highly melodic, phrasing, key progressions, depth, it’s all really impressive and pretty unbelievable for a first release. After some discussion with the boys at Binary, I’m starting to understand why/how this was possible. I don’t want get into the nitty gritty right now, but let’s just say they tell me he’s well trained in the classical sense. It’s really a shame this album kind of flew under the radar and didn’t get the hype it deserved. Let’s change that.
Keenhouse’s next single Civil Transit is going to be released with Binary. It’s right on the horizon and the remixes + a hype storm are starting to take shape.
Here’s a little taste to get the ball rolling. First up, Anoraak with a reaaaallly dreamy rendition of Civil Transit in full force with the ever so slight reverb on plucky arpeggiators. atmospheric.
And this is a lick off the original EP to whet your appetite, this is the first track and it hits the ground running. Starts out heavily LFO’d and drops into a rhythm reminiscent of french touch. Perfect Keenhouse. Is that a genre yet?
Buy Keenhouse – Civic Transit on iTunes (you need this album in your life. so amazingly good.)
I heard this track is Keenhouse’s favorite remix of Civil Transit to play out when he DJs…