Late Night Tales presents After Dark: Vespertine - by Bill Brewster

Late Night Tales presents After Dark: Vespertine - by Bill Brewster

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Limited Edition Red 2LP in jacket sleeve with 30cm art print. Includes FLAC, MP3 and WAV download code to the full Bill Brewster mix and full unmixed tracks.

Listen here:

A1 Island Band – Idle Hours 4:55
A2 Chaz Jankel – Manon Manon 4.56
A3 Gilbert O’Sullivan – So What (Nail Edit) 8.44*
B1 Rheinzand – Kills And Kisses (Scorpio Twins Remix) 8.10*
B2 Canada High – Le Chiffre 5.02*
B3 Lanowa – Burning Up 6.38*
C1 Khruangbin – So We Won’t Forget (Mang Dynasty Irreverent Dub) 7.16*
C2 Fernando – 1998 7.00*
C3 Debbe & The Code – Code Of Love 6.02
D1 Jana Koubková - Nijána 6.15
D2 IPG V Hot Toddy – Open Space 7.32*
D3 Smashed Atoms & Backdoor Man – Hey Dreamer 6.50*

*After Dark Vinyl Exclusive

This July, the esteemed scribe, proper DJ, and discreetly deft twiddler Bill Brewster, drops the latest installment in his ‘After Dark’ series, for Late Night Tales.

A throbbing, louche and leisurely affair, groove is very much at the heart of this freestyle selection, a vibe which Bill describes as “a basement, a red light and a sound system. Or, as the Beastie’s once rapped, slow and low, that is the tempo”.

There’s Hawaiian drum machine bossa balearica from Island Band, percussive afro post-punk from Czech jazz singer Jana Koubkova, and breathy-bubbling-dubwise-slap-bass-soul from Debbe & The Code.

There’s also sultry deep house mood music from Lanowa, infectious bouncy jazz funk breaks from Canada High, and Nail’s life-affirming re-edit of singer-songwriter Gilbert O Sullivan’s electro-pop gem ‘So What’.

Bill’s own studio skills are present and correct too, featuring an undulating bassy version of country troubadour Jeb Loy Nichols, reworked along Alex Tepper under their Hotel Motel moniker, and a chugged-up squelchy disco take on Khruangbin, this time paired with Raj Gupta, as Mang Dynasty.