'Feelin this release' - Starkey (1xtra, Planet Mu)
'Like a giant kaleidoscope mounted onto the bonnet of a 57 Chevrolet' - Loops Haunt (Black Acre)
'All tracks are bangerz' - 1000 Names (Black Acre)
For our second release we turn to Barcelona's Niño for an EP soaked in melody, bass, funk and those kind of synthlines that make us Donkys go weak at the knees.
Across his five tracks you will find shuddering beats and bass lines, explosions of synth filled colour, tinges of R&B, a small helping of boogie and flecks of funk that when combined sound like he has squeezed the famous Spanish sunshine straight through his Micro Korg and onto this here record.
Having featured on numerous releases from Dødpop Records, alongside releases on Galleta, Niño has been steadily building himself a reputation as Spain's premier exponent of the synth funk sound known by many as Skweee. But as you will hear, Niño's sound goes far beyond this simple genre tag.
Remixes come from Big Dada's synth crunk don Offshore, DC recordings / Black Acre's Kelpe, who flips Innsmouth perfectly to a skittering house tempo, and upcoming Dutch producer KRSUR.
Donky Pitch began in Brighton in the summer of 2009, born out of two peoples' frustration with the local club scene and
coinciding with the rise of synth heavy dancefloor mutations within underground electronic music. At first just a midweek party in a small club below a pub, over the years that followed it has branched out to be a record label and a monthly radio show on Sub FM...more