With a record already out on Sound Signature and Rush Hour (under the 2000Black moniker) this year, 2015 is shaping up as a year to remember for the legendary partnership of Dego and Kaidi Tatham. Most recently, it’s their return to Eglo Records which is getting us most excited.
Like their first instalment on Floating Points‘ London-based label back in 2014, EP2‘s four tracks has the duo taking us on a journey through slo-mo boogie, broken house and jazz. Yet, with its squelchy baseline, dubby groove and anthemic vocals, the opener ‘Black is Key’ is the record’s clear standout. In our increasingly gentrified times where music is becoming oversaturated, the track is also a much needed call by the duo to remember the true and authentic black roots of dance culture.
For more, read our recent interview: In Conversation with Dego: Politics, Pseudonyms and Pigeonholes. Dego & Kaidi’s EP2 is available now via Eglo Records.