Nicolas Gonzalez & Matias Chilano - Cleareance

The latest release on Michael A’s Genesis Music welcomes Nicolas Gonzalez & Matias Chilano to the label for their debut single.

Nicolas Gonzalez & Matias Chilano - Cleareance

This first collaboration pits well known Argentine artist Matias Chilano and newcomer Nicolas Gonzalez. I can’t recall Matias ever working with anyone in the recent past so this is a unique project and accompanying the original is another excellent remix from Genesis boss Michael A. 

Solo productions from Matias are always excellent, full of atmosphere and groove so adding another creative mind is certainly an interesting prospect and the results are quite exceptional. Beginning with a tough kick and mystical vibes the track quickly works its way through some lovely design before a clattering band of drums and dark tonal motif get introduced. It’s hazy surroundings are incredibly dramatic and the evolving effects are quite intriguing. It leads nicely into the main break where a modern lead theme drops amidst a granular haze. The drop is predictably downplayed and rightfully so, as the strength of its core parts carries the track with ease to a dark and foreboding conclusion. Brilliant work from Nicolas and Matias, would love to hear more colabs from these two, let’s see what the future holds.

The lone interpretation of ‘Cleareance’ comes from Michael A who is making his 21st appearance on his home imprint. The Belarus based artist is fresh off an amazing release on Mango Alley which was remixed by Jamie Stevens and supported industry wide. The Hernan Cattaneo and Guy J favourite now puts his magic touch on ‘Cleareance’ to round out the release in style. There are certainly a lot of great parts from the original and Michael has worked them into one of his groovy dance floor bombs. The mystical vibe is well maintained but a more spacious and chunky low end has upped the club sensibility considerably. The lead has an airier feel to it and the mood in the break is quite enchanting because of it. Ultimately it’s the strength of Michael’s groove which is what makes it so great. There’s something in the air in Belarus cause him and Dmitry Molosh certainly have that new progressive sound on lock. Brilliant remix from Michael and another excellent offering from Genesis Music. Don’t miss it.

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