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Slavaki "Escalator"

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Source: Elusive Records

Elusive Rec head honcho, Slavaki, claims back the label reigns for the next instalment of signature Elusive quality material. The EP comes in shape of a 180g vinyl limited to 300 numbered copies and is moments away from becoming a collector's item, not to mention that it is being made available well ahead of the digital release. Don't sleep on it!

Four tracks compiled of entirely new material that exhibits Slavaki's constantly evolving sound, bound to pleasant surprises both for the fans of his sold out debut LP and the new audience alike. The opening 'In Circles' is a pulsating experimental minimal groove that miraculously resolves into a lush sonorous landscape. 'Sunday Rain' takes the listeners on a wondrous aural trip-out while masterfully wrapping them around a solid, yet understated dub carcass. 'Escalator' picks up with contagious bass line which is guaranteed to make the dancefloors move. The 12'' version of the EP culminates in vinyl-only dub wonder 'Herb'. The track is immediately danceable, heavily mulch layered and politically poignant, benefiting from the bottomless depth of vocals.

This is Slavaki's way of thanking every single one of us who are supporting the vinyl format and a sure way to make your sets stand out in the sea of uniform mixes compiled of digitally available content.The digital version of the EP reaches its highest point with the digital-only minimal jig 'Just Play'. From the start the track bubbles with positive vibrations and touches the listeners in those most hard to reach places. Not least due to advanced mixing and mastering technique insuring that stereo signal gets a unique multidimensional feel to it. The message is simple, 'It's more than perfectionism, it's a disease!'

'Just Play' is Slavaki's way of making sure that no matter which format you chose, you will find something special to help you surpass those who are not prepared to dig deep enough. With a range of new material this wide and quality of production and execution this high – Elusive028 is not only the disease but the cure as well. Hear it and get infected!


2017 Copyright Elusive
2017 Published by Copyright Control
Written and produced by Slavaki
Artwork by Sam Crew
Distributed by Dance-All-Day Musicvertriebs GmbH
Mastered by Anthony Lim
Vinyl cut by Lawrie Curvepusher at Curved

Short Facts

2017-01-20 (Promo)
2017-04-01 (
Elusive Records
12” Vinyl / Digital

Tracklist (EP)

A1 / 1 :
In Circles (Original Mix) (07:30 / 120 BPM)
A2 / 2 :
Sunday Rain (Original Mix) (07:09 / 123 BPM)
B1 / 3 :
Escalator (Original Mix) (07:28 / 122 BPM)
B2 / 4 :
Herb (Original Mix) (07:28 / --- BPM)
Vinyl Only
5 :
Just Play (Original Mix) (07:41 / 120 BPM)
Digital Only

Biography Slavaki

Recording artist, dj / producer, Elusive Records label owner, Slavaki from London (UK) combines organic and synthetic elements to create his minimalist sound that is groovy and functional, and yet beautifully soulful. His releases found favour with numerous people of distinguished musical taste, and got hailed by artists as diverse as Slam, Ekkohouse, Silicone Soul, Brother’s Vibe, Agoria, Ziggy Kinder, Mihai Popoviciu, Miss Jools, Alexi Delano, Tom Dazing, Pascal Feos, Chris Carrier, Terry Francis to name but a few and found praise on the pages of De:bug, Ibiza-Voice, Klubbers, and radio stations such as Paris One Radio, Freaks Radio Show, Ibiza Global Radio, Medellinstyle and Radio DEEJAY. Summer 2012 saw Slavaki performing at his first festivals, Natural Rhythm in the UK and KaZantip festival in Crimea. Highlights of 2013 are strikingly acclamed U Know That U Know EP on Elusive records and unforgettable performace at legendary Sanchez's Thursdays at Propaganda club Moscow. In April 2014 Slavaki performed his first live show, which was also video-broadcast live from Studio R in Berlin.

Electronica / Elusive Records

Tech House
165 (100%)
160 (96%)
Deep House
158 (95%)
94 (56%)
41 (24%)

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{do the hip!} // house • minimal • techno

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