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Sleazy McQueen - Fantasy

Deepfunk Records on February 19, 2010 02:28

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    Artist: Sleazy McQueen
    Release Title: Deep Blue Voodoo EP
    Remixers: John Larner, Nono Brown
    Label: Deepfunk Records
    Catalog Number: DFR013

    Disco dancing super hero Sleazy McQueen bounds forth with the lucky thirteenth single from L.A.'s Deepfunk imprint, the Deep Blue Voodoo EP. It's a beautiful slice of deep, rhythmic goodness, powered by a pair of Sleazy originals: "Fantasy" and "Love Bandit (You Stole My Heart)." With recent well-received forays on labels like Headtunes, Hairy Claw, Bananza, and Eighth Dimension the Deep Blue Voodoo EP gives evidence to Mr. McQueen's growing evolution as a DJ/producer, making him a candidate for constant supervision. In other words, keep an eye on this guy. He's making great music while he's simultaneously up to no good.

    Evidence in hand: the floating disco hovercraft that is "Fantasy." Filled with dancefloor laser beams and fog machine funk it's a brilliant call to synchronized hip moves. Laid back vocal bits and atmospheric clap beats lead the way. Muzique Boutique's John Larner is suddenly on hand for a 4-on-the-floor house injection, his Deep Sexy Remix raising the tempo and temperature alike. Bouncy basslines and flirty 303s abound making for an effective, club-worthy ride.

    Sleazy McQueen's two-pronged assault continues with the evocatively titled "Love Bandit (You Stole My Heart)." It's a track well-suited for repeated plays in the funk bunk, playfully sprinkled with wah-wah guitar moments, squelchy key pads, and a seductive low-end rumble. Not content with just one version, McQueen re-tools his own track into an ominous Space Dub. Crafty percussion, the return of those dancefloor lasers, and Italo-infected synth patches collide in a memorable cut for slinkier club sets. Lastly, French producer Nono Brown provides the Yin to the Space Dub's Yang: a hi-hat heavy remix that jacks to the max. This version's melody is all in the low-slung bassline as filtered and tweaked out samples from the original cut in and out above the fray. This one's strictly for the DJs.

    Deepfunk is absolutely pleased to give you the Deep Blue Voodoo EP, courtesy of the incomparable Sleazy McQueen. We hope you dig it and make it a part of your funky arsenal. Stay tuned for more equally delicious offerings coming your way from Deepfunk.

    Robert Owens - "Great vibe"
    Luke Solomon - "Very cool indeed, great package."
    Gavin Hardkiss (Hawke) - "Love it sleezy!!"
    Andy Riley (Inland Knights) - "Deep Sexy mix all the way"
    Joshua Heath - "LOVE Fantasy. Super smooth disco grooves, perfect sunrise material. All in all a solid package."
    Ken ECB - "Super hot!"
    Tom Findlay (Groove Armada) - "Liking the John Larner mix"
    Tommy Largo - "John Larner's remix is great. Also like the Nono Brown remix a lot. Will play!"
    John Mateo (Mateo & Matos) - "Nice vibe...Smooth vocal."
    Frankie J. (Sound Republic) - "This a really solid release. Something for everyone on here."
    DJ Dennis - "Sleazy has a grip on funk just like a stripper does on her dollar billz...Fantasy is funktastic! His dub is uber sleazy too! This EP is loft party destined."
    Justin Harris - "John Larner and Nono Brown mix ;)"
    Peter Christianson (Lawnchair Generals) - "Funky disco Fantasy for me, nicely done."
    Newby (Da Sunlounge) - "Always been a fan of Deepfunk. Fantasy and John Larner's mix are nice. Most tracks on this ep will find my support in sets."
    Bruce Tantum - "Funky as shit! I'll be playing the original mix a lot."
    Richie Hartness - "Sleazy's flavour of disco filled atmospheric house deepness continues with the latest EP - kicking off with Fantasy - laid back lounge grooves and a laser beam peppered fog machine vibe! "
    Al Bradley - "Amazing stuff all round here, the original of 'Fantasy' is pure class, what a superb dancefloor bomb."
    Blacksoul - "Sleazy is on crack! Crazy music but damn I like it a lot!"
    Rob Grega - "Fantasy is awesome!"
    SimonG - "Sweet selection of tunes with sneaky dancfloor remixes... John Larner does it for me with deep bubbling basslines and crisp production .. the orignal of Fantasy is laced with skanky funky beats .."
    Pete Dafeet - "Fantasy is tasty"
    Short Bus Kids - "Really cool ep...will be supporting for sure in all my shows."
    Da Funk - "Fantasy original is the bomb!"
    Anthony Mansfield - "Proper sleaze"
    DJ Friction - "Proper discofunkin on Fantasy original. like that. Love Bandit space dub is nice too!"
    Jon Freer - "Cool stuff. SMcQ & Deepfunk on form :)"
    DJ Harri - "Loving og mix of Fantasy."
    Flash Atkins - "Love Sleazy McQueen stuff and this is no exception....Fantasy all the way for me"

    "Deep Blue Voodoo EP" by Sleazy McQueen is available from fine shops everywhere, like these: iTunes / Juno / Stompy / DJ Tunes / Amazon / Bandcamp

    Released by: Deepfunk Records
    Release/catalogue number: DFR13
    Release date: Mar 16, 2010
    ISRC: US-DF2-03-01049

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