Tears To Sound

by Ilija Rudman and Andre Espeut

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    Ilija Rudman Pres. Andre Espeut
    Tears To Sound [Ron Trent Mix] 9m 48s
    Tears To Sound [Aquapella Mix] 4m 06s

    Ilija Rudman
    Distant Feelings 7m 20s
    Deep Sensation 5m 28s

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STREAM THE RON TRENT MIX ON RESIDENT ADVISOR - www.residentadvisor.net/tracks/891555


Over the last decade and a half, Ilija Rudman has been responsible for many high quality releases, delivering distinctly warm, sun-kissed, analogue-rich material on labels including Bearfunk, Instruments Of Rapture, Compost , 20/20 Vision, Electric Minds, Is It Balearic Recordings, Rong Music , Classic Music Company and of course, his own Red Music imprint.

Even so, the Croatian has rarely made anything quite as deep and sensual as the material showcased on this first full EP for NuNorthern Soul. Top billing must go to the “Aquapella” version of “Tears To Sound”, a spellbinding acapella cut that puts the enchanting vocals of storied soul man Andre Espeut front and centre.

When Rudman sent the track to old friend Phil Cooper, the NuNorthern Soul boss thought it sounded like something he’d hear from US deep house legend Ron Trent. So, he approached the Prescription co-founder to see if he fancied remixing it. As you might expect, the results are astonishingly good.

Rich in rising and falling new age melodies, darting synthesizer motifs, languid piano flourishes and heavy analogue bass, Trent’s wonderfully ultra-deep interpretation naturally gives pride of place to Espeut’s seductive vocal. Even by the Chicagoan’s infamously high standards, his epic mix is incredibly special.

All versions of the single also feature two other original Rudman productions, both of which are wonderfully deep and dreamy. “Distant Feelings” is fluid, deep and yearning, with twinkling electric piano motifs and dreamy chords reclining over sizzling drum machine cymbals, no-nonsense beats and a gently pulsing analogue bassline.

Those who enjoy the Balearic side of Rudman’s work should also check out “Deep Sensation”, a jazzy and breezy fusion of tumbling, vibraphone style melodies, rolling electric piano riffs and rubbery boogie bass. Both tracks are every bit as magical in their own way as the producer’s thrilling Andre Espeut collaboration.

Support from SETH TROXLER / ANTAL - RUSH HOUR / DJ DEEP / HUNEE / SPRINKLES / PATRICE SCOTT / OSUNLADE / SOULCLAP / RED RACK’EM / ASHLEY BEEDLE / DJ NATURE / PETE HERBERT / HORSE MEAT DISCO / TERRY FARLEY plus more...

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released February 16, 2018

Mastering - Robin Lee

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NuNortherns Soul has been running events since 1996, the label, which was formed in 2012, is about presenting a rich tapestry of music, not restricted by genre or production techniques, it is not a Soul music label, but a label for music WITH Soul.

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