Roger Martinez – Downriver (Lost & Found)

Fresh from an incredible run of releases on labels like Sudbeat, Gem, Click, 238W, and Perspectives Digital, Roger Martinez returns to Lost & Found with two great new tracks.

‘Downriver’ sees Roger Martinez in peak-time mode, with pounding percussion, wicked effects and disco licks setting up a gloriously warm bassline. It’s irresistibly groovy and powerful, and the sprinkled-on melodic elements and the ethereal vocals during the breakdown really add something special at just the right moments. This is an utter delight.

‘Trans’ opens with washes of vocals, rich percussion, and a buzzing, hypnotic bassline. From there it only gets better, with sparkling melodies emerging during the first breakdown, and fading in and out of the mix as the track builds towards the main breakdown. Here Roger Martinez plays with some moodier key changes, before the track locks into the groove for the remainder of its running time.

Two first-rate cuts from Roger Martinez and Lost & Found here, with ‘Downriver’ definitely the stronger of the two – check them out!


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