Remixes come from Jey Kurmis, FreedomB and label bosses M.F.S Observatory
Amsterdam-based duo Ty and Karin, AKA Black Girl/White Girl, make their debut appearance on M.F.S Observatory’s Observatory Music, complete with remixes from Jey Kurmis, freedomB and the label founders themselves.
With support from the likes of Marco Carola, Hector Couto, Latmun and Detlef, to name but a few, Black Girl/White Girl have quickly established themselves and deliver the goods once more with T.A.F.F.Y. First up is the Original Mix, which has a relentless kick, skippy hi-hats and punchy vocals. It's fast-paced and floor-friendly, and the remixes are smoking hot! The first by M.F.S Observatory is my favourite: it's got a bottom-end to die for and uses the vocal samples as the main hook, cut-up and pasted throughout and backed by deep, dark synths and crisp percussion. Next up is Jey Kurmis’s mix, which has a distorted bassline and galloping percussion and is dubbier than the other three, with added bleeps to keep it interesting. The final remix is by FreedomB and features even more fast bleeps, a swung percussion line and a punchy, repeated bass loop.
The remixes are all of a very high standard, as is the Original, and this package just screams 'quality'. With their earlier works attracting such luminaries as mentioned above, I can only see this release further cementing their reputation as artists to watch for the future.
Words: Danny Slade
Release date: 5 April
Review Score: 8