Simon Jones (a.k.a. J-One) is a producer from Southeast England who trades in the type of clean, crisp sounds that others tend to clutter up with sonic ephemera. On "Illuminate," from Jones' Guava EP for South Fork Sound, he keeps a mellow, spare chord progression propped up by a simple-yet-effective kick and hi-hat pattern reminiscent of the UK's 2-step scene. A hint of dubstep wobble emerges from the bass before a cleverly processed vocal sample enters and steals the scene, but J-One is content to keep "Illuminate" minimal and let the uniqueness of his sounds come through. Before Guava drops on August 16, all three of its tracks can be previewed after the jump.
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