Joshua James

Marlene (Inc. Deetron Remixes)

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Joshua James continues a run of infectious singles on Phantasy with a brooding, dreamlike turn into the night on ‘Marlene’, accompanied by two contrasting remixes from Swiss master, Deetron. Beginning with the timeless texture of joyous, eighties NYC house, ‘Marlene’ soon introduces an inquisitive vocal sample, as an elegant conversation explores love and tolerance. Nonetheless, leaving little time for chin stroking, the track instead cautiously circles the pleasure at the epicentre of the dancefloor, venturing into more introspective, late-night territory, culminating in an unexpected and cathartic release of psychedelic electro. Reflecting the energy and imagination of his weekly residency at XOYO, James delivers a sophisticated, queer take on contemporary house that pays off in sheer bliss. With a cemented reputation as one of the world’s most intuitive and imaginative remixers, Deetron carefully rebuilds 'Marlene' twice over. On his initial remix, he adopts a shuffling 4/4 bass weight, zoning in on an unintelligible snippet of the track’s sample, creating slowly escalating, sweat-inducing club pressure. Suddenly, fluttering keys and deep chords send us into a deeper direction, from the rave to the lounge and back again. Meanwhile, the Filter Dub is tailor-made and tested for after-hours selectors with a thirst for the esoteric.

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Genre

Techno

Release Date

28.02.2020

Cat No

PH97

Tracklist

Track 1
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Track 2
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Track 3
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Electro
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12"
Joshua James
13.95 €
Amber Rush (incl. Daniel Avery Remix) Phantasy Sound
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Electro
12"
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Joshua James
13.95 €
Amber Rush (incl. Daniel Avery Remix) Phantasy Sound
Techno
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12"
Joshua James
10.95 €
Journeys In Love (Inc. Joe Goddard Remix) Phantasy Sound
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Techno
12"
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Joshua James
10.95 €
Journeys In Love (Inc. Joe Goddard Remix) Phantasy Sound
Acid Techno
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12''
Joshua James
9.95 €
Coarse (Inc. Justin Cudmore Remix) Phantasy Sound
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Techno
12''
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Joshua James
9.95 €
Coarse (Inc. Justin Cudmore Remix) Phantasy Sound
tba
12"
Gramrcy & John Loveless
16.95 €
Highdive (Incl. Schacke Remix) Phantasy Sound
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12"
Gramrcy & John Loveless
16.95 €
Highdive (Incl. Schacke Remix) Phantasy Sound
House
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12“
Josh Caffe
14.95 €
Do You Want To Take Me Home (Steffi & Virginia rmxs) Phantasy Sound
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House
12“
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Josh Caffe
14.95 €
Do You Want To Take Me Home (Steffi & Virginia rmxs) Phantasy Sound
tba
7"
PYTKO
18.95 €
Silent (Inc. Bullion Remix) Phantasy Sound
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7"
PYTKO
18.95 €
Silent (Inc. Bullion Remix) Phantasy Sound
House
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12"
Josh Caffe
12.95 €
According To Jacqueline Phantasy Sound
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House
12"
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Josh Caffe
12.95 €
According To Jacqueline Phantasy Sound
House
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12"
Terr
12.95 €
Wings Of Time (incl. Tornado Wallace Rmx) Phantasy Sound
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House
12"
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Terr
12.95 €
Wings Of Time (incl. Tornado Wallace Rmx) Phantasy Sound
Electronica
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12"
Houeida Hedfi
12.95 €
Appel Du Danube (inc. Nidia Remix) Phantasy Sound
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Electronica
12"
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Houeida Hedfi
12.95 €
Appel Du Danube (inc. Nidia Remix) Phantasy Sound