0.00 / 7.28
I wouldn't believe it if I hadn't heard it myself… a brand new Chopstick & Johnjon EP! After almost 2 years the new studios are finally ready & fully functional and the guys treat us with a stunning 4 track EP. We've been waiting for this for a long time and the Suol head honchos aren't letting us down with their "Versions EP"!
The first track is "Doin It" … the Hip-Hop influence is there from the very first second. Guitar licks and warm rhodes keys take you right to the massive bassline and you already get the feeling - this is gonna be intense. A Synth riff comes in and builds up to the main break - "all hands in the air for sure".
"Listen" is second to none … soulful vocals from back in the days and an incredible jack, this one will hit the summer vacation playlist for sure. Stuck in the groove, you almost don't expect the turn it makes right in the middle. Rhodes, strings & the atmosphere take you on a trip to sunshine coast right before it drops back. nothing less than we expected.
On 3 we have "Simma Da". Slightly more edgy than the rest "Simma Da" takes you on a ride to Hip Hop land. The rough sound and the vocals are merged into this fireball of energy. Chopstick & Johnjon wouldn't be the boys if they wouldn't drop some trance vibes in this during the breakdown .. pure musical passion.
At last we have indeed "At Last". Get ready for an emotional roller coaster ride to memory land. Bassline, pads and strings all go their separate ways but never seem to leave the connection. You can't really tell if you wanna be dancing to this on your own or you wanna share the experience with a few hundred people. Decide for yourself.
This EP is called "Versions" because the guys were influenced by the work of others and partially used samples to create these tracks. It felt wrong to earn money on it so they decided to donate the artists revenue to Paul Watson's Organization Sea Shepherd. More info to come…
Axel Boman - "Geil geil, my fav is Simma Da! But great release over all! Cheers."
UNER - "Speechless!! Amazing!! Suol... always Suol! Great vibes... it's all about house music! :)"
Maya Jane Coles - "What a nice ep from Chopstick and Johnjon! Listen is KILLER!!!"
Huxley - "This whole ep is fucking wicked!!! Good work. Doin it is going to get played to bits by me."
Deetron – “Oh 'Listen' is so so SO fingerlickin' good!!!”
Aeroplane - "This EP is GREAT!! SUOL is really growing in me. Love it!"
DJ Koze - "They wanna FX!!! SOME LIVE EFFECTS!!! Thank you for the music..."
Jimpster - "Oh yes! This is great!! Brilliantly produced dancefloor friendly grooves with spirit and soul. Nice one guys!"
Jozif – “HOLY FUNK this an immense EP!! Will play them all at on point or another. :)”
Daniel (Trickski) - "Welcome back, boys! Great package once again. It feels like they were never gone.
Been playing “Doin’ It’ for quite some time now. Always great reactions on the floor!!"
Charles Webster - "Listen is really nice...all of the tracks are VERY cool actually...thnx."
Sven VT – “Choppy and Johnny finally back in the studio and off to a great start. Keep em coming!”
Laura Jones - "Nice to see these guys back in action. Liking all 4 but my faves are Simme Da and At Last. Thx for sending :)"
Greg - (Catz n Dogz) - "Gonna play it all… big fan of Suol Rec!! My fav is Listen!"
M A N I K - "Listen is HOT!! Will def play this 1. Solid EP. Thanks!"
Daniel Bortz - "Finally!!! :)"
Midland - "I really like this whole ep!! Listen and Simma Da are great groovers!"
Boris Werner - "Listen will really rock the vagina!! :)"
Dyed Soundorom - "Excellent EP from Chopstick and Johnjon! Not sure which one is my fav just yet… guess all of them!"
Alex Barck (Jazzanova ) - "Very strong EP from Chopstick & Johnjon. Full support on my radio show’s and elsewhere!"
Ptoile - "Full points all round guys!! I am really lovin Listen!!"
Pol_On - "We really love Suol.. one of the best labels out there right now !!!"
Biru Bee (Round Table Knights) - "Super strong EP! "Listen" is a HIT! :)"
Dirt Crew - "Worth the wait guys! ALL WINNERS!!!"
Wollion – (Faze Magazine) - "Doin It is a BOMB!!!"
Dairmount - "Proper b-Boy house!! Sexy stuff, guys! Listen for me."
Luke Solomon - "Listen is so cool. Will definitely be trying that beauty out."
Anthony Collins - "Very very cool music again from Suol!! Listen is the winner for me."
Matthew Dekay - "I love "At Last", what a fantastic track that is! Definitely the A for me on here followed by “Simma da”."
Agnes - "Listen is simply EXCELLENT!!"
Stassy – (Watergate) - "Great EP guys! Sounds like summer! Fav is doin it - brings back the good old 90s hip hop memories!"
Alix Alvarez - "Listen is it for me. Funky. Think this is going to be a secret weapon for me this summer. Got that bounce to it! Dope!"
Heiko Laux - "Excellent release once again guys. Listen is my fave track here!"
Homework - "Chopstick & Johnjon bring something unique to the plate, as always. Multo respect. Listen!"
Alland Byallo - "These are some serious fun-in-the-sun party jams!"
Andy Baxter - (Pacha & Cafe Mambo Ibiza) - "Brilliant and still the funkiest label on the planet. ALL tracks SUPERB!!"
Robert Dietz - "Nice ep altogether but Simma Da is really blowing my mind!! Really into the heavy beats."
Danny Howells - "This is such a KILLER release, Love it all!! Another great one from Suol. Full support!"
Amos - (Waifs & Strays) - "This is such a BOMB release...whole EP is killer!!"
Fred Everything - "This is a really nice EP from Chopstick & Johnjon. I really like Doin It! Big support! thx!"
Diesel - (X-Press 2) - "Absolutely beautiful! Doin It the standout but great package through out!!"
Nick Chacona – “Yeah Das Efx! ahahaha All Tracks are fantastic!!!”
Luca Bacchetti – “Doin' it doin' it doin' it well!!! make it slow... with special basslines!! simple and straight to the point.”
PRESS & RADIO SUPPORT
Stephan Hinz - (SWR DASDING Germany) - "Schönes Release. Werde ich spielen. Mein Favorit ist, glaube ich, At Last."
Tsugi Magazine France - "Cooool ep!"
Ben - (DJ Magazine) - "Das EFX/Godfather of soul vibes. Cool!"
Stuart Patterson - (Faith Fanzine / Radio) - "Killer ep.. every track worthy of plays..lovin the diversity of the ep.. more C+J please!"
Tom Breu - (Radio WDR 1LIVE Germany) - "Love the chilled vibe of Doin It & Listen. Simma Da is a very nice track. Great EP tho."
Jose Maria Ramon - (Ibiza Global Radio) - "Uhuuu this is great music! Thats perfect for my radio shows on Ibiza Global Radio."
Martin - (Raveline Magazine Germany) - "Soulful music. Full support!!"
Kev O – (DataTransmission) – “Massive EP, nice to see Chops n Jon back in full affizekt! Love all 4 tunes, cant wait for further listens.”
Ben A – (DJ Magazine) – “Great stuff!! Reviewed for July Issue!!”
Scan Mode - (DJ Magazine Spain) - "WOOOOOOOOOOOOOooooooooooooWW!!! "
Sean-Michael Yoder - (Ibiza Voice) - "At Last for me. Nice stuff!!"
Diversions - (CHRY 105.5FM Toronto, Canada) - "Terrific sounding release overall, especially like the hypnotically bouncy groove of Simma Da!"
Anna Wall - (Defected Radio) - "I love this EP, so refreshing and new. I look forward to giving this another listen straight away. Doin it is the one, low down and swinging!"
Toni Moreno - (Ibiza Global Radio) - "Listen is nice! Full support on Ibiza Global Radio. thanks."
ABarth - (PhonanzaFM) - "Doin It": Dope Sh..! Also diggin' the warm synths in "At Last" a lot - lot! Will be on rotation in the show for a long time... (ABarth, PhonanzaFM - http://www.phonanza.de)"
Makossa - (Radio fm4 Vienna) - "Excellent . Will play Doin It."
Greg Sawyer - (RA) - "Will support on Getdowngood blog."
Iain Thomson - (Tilllate Magazine) - "Amazing return. Loving al the tracks, the new studios are definitely working well :)"
Soundwall.it - "Listen is great!!!!"
Marcus Barnes - (The Independent/RA/Ibiza Voice) - "Nice one, really good EP. Listen is wicked stuff."
Thilo - (Groove Magazine Germany) - "Review in der Juli Ausgabe."
Sergio - (deejay.es) - "Suol equal Pure Class. This music work in everywhere. Urban style perfect for small rooms."
Agus - (Deejay.es) - "Lovely as usual! Amazing stuff for the summer parties :)"
De:Bug Magazine Germany - "Considering for review."