Braxe + Falcon - Step By Step EP
Format: 12" Vinyl
Catalogue No.: SMGLR002T
Release Date: 26 Aug 2022
Genre: Deep House
Alain and Stéphane Quême, or Alan Braxe and DJ Falcon, are indisputable architects of the French Touch - the emotive house music conjured from looped samples with an inimitable Gallic flare that emerged from Paris in the mid-90s.
Now, these two originals present their first ever collaboration as Braxe + Falcon in the form of the ‘Step By Step EP’, released on Smugglers Way. The release represents a sublime distillation of their shared musical essence, a revelatory realization and a compelling expansion only conceivable for them at this point in time.
It opens with ‘Step By Step’, an ecstatic vocal drone with a pleading chord progression of syrupy synthesizer, as if Braxe’s ‘In Love With You’ had been baking on the dashboard for a quarter of a century. The production alone is hypnotic, with the
addition of a vocal from noted French Touch fan, Panda Bear. The track transcends anything in the catalogues of all three artists to something completely majestic, resplendent in its glowing, lush simplicity.
Die cut jacket, full colour printed sleeve and digital download card.
Step By Step (feat. Panda Bear)
Elevation (feat. Sunni Colon)
Step By Step (Bonus Beat)
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