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Best Things | DTW Singles 03

by Maxx Mortimer

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Genre : House / Garage

Darker Than Wax may have established their bedroom/headphones sound with their recent steady flow of diverse releases - but they also thrive on the heavier side of the spectrum.
Organising gigs and parties comes with running a music label - revered nights such as the Brown Bag Series (with menswear label SIFR), DMZ (with Midnight Shift), 3rd Party (with Velvet Underground / Zouk), and more recently, Beats N Beyond has allowed DTW to showcase its appreciation towards a more club-oriented sound, and the ability to keep feet shuffling and heads bopping.

With DTW Singles, our artists and affiliates are given a chance to express a rousing dimension of the label's sounds - ranging from Chicago and Detroit-influenced House bangers, UK Bass / Garage to South side Deep Trap, all while still maintaining the distinct soul and rhythm - but wired for an all-nighter. We are all accustomed to that feeling.
The latest offering of our Singles' series is from DTW label darling Maxx Mortimer. Hailing from New Zealand, he is an artist whose credentials run deep, having spent over 12 years honing his craft and paying his dues.
He is one of those rare producers who can match his production skills with his abilities on the decks. 'Best Things' speaks for itself, a discerning banger with solid production that has gotten the attention from the likes of Roska, who recently played "Don't Hesitate" on his Rinse FM radio show.
His creative focus on the fundamentals of low frequencies, and bass, is incredibly strategic, and emotive - an effective blend which he has mastered in his craft. Bon appetit.

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released March 28, 2014
Track written and mastered by John Chea
Artwork by the Funk Bast*rd
Words by RAH


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Darker Than Wax is an assertion on the pervasiveness of the underground. Present yet deeply rooted in history, we connect through the musical depth of diverse rhythms and cultures; a nod to the solid foundations of Jazz, Soul, Blues and all their offshoots, while simultaneously embracing electronic sounds of the modern dancefloor.

Expression and uninhibited creativity is the key.
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