Following their inaugural release from Chilean-based Omar Santis earlier this year, this month budding new label outfit Karakul brought their follow-up with Newcastle-based NY*AK aka Andy Scott taking creative command.
Making it the perfect fit for a label whose main intent is on releasing “deeper house cuts from around the globe”, Scott is no fool when it comes to the more soulful and laid back side of house, with previous releases on Shadeleaf Music and Faces Records.
‘Curtis’ is our pick from his brand new Laid EP, with warm husky vocal chops from the legendary Mr. Mayfield layered onto a funked-up groove. Forming images of hip-hop scratch DJs creating reinterpretations as they mix the same track across two decks; NY*AK harmoniously blurs the line between the genres. Don’t be surprised to hear this one pulled out more and more towards the end of the summer.
Laid EP is out now and available directly from Phonica.