MOROKA – Nectah II EP
September 13, 20113 Comments
This Autumn we continue with our Nectah Series of digital EPs. The second installment is a much anticipated debut release by Moroka. Cutting his teeth alongside the team at Secousse and producing a stunning track with The Very Best on their huge Summer hit, the Super Mom Mixtape, he’s poised, ready to drop his first official EP for Pollinate.
Four completely mind blowing tracks with a warped vision of house music that takes influence from his globetrotting upbringing (which took him to America, South Africa and back to the UK). This EP is inspired by his time at the beach, the streets, the club with peculiar tattooed ladies. He’s ultimately mixed the spirit of UK bass music with the foundations of South African Kwaito and come out with a truly unique style.
The EP begins with Mum & Mugabe, a track with one of the catchiest synthlines of 2011, a backdrop of wailing organs, chanting vocals and pounding percussion. It’s an astounding introduction to the EP and a massive club tune that’ll ignite any dancefloor.
It’s closely followed by serious melodies taking centre stage in the sound of Ibizo. Deep haunting horns gliding over padded synths take the mind to another world.
The Creep, self titled as Moroka’s Anthem, is indeed incredibly anthemic with a wave of bass swelling over the track’s main beat. It constantly builds and breaks into new territory throughout, tiptoeing its way into your sub conscience to deliver the message that it’s a tune to be listened to time and time again.
Wrapping up the release is Moonbox, a whirlwind of percussion wrapping its way around marimba melodies and until a booming bassline kicks in to drive the EP through to its end.
This EP is a remarkable debut from an artist destined for big things, far into the future. Available to buy in our shop and digital stores worldwide from 17th October.