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  • Filed under: MP3
  • 05/20/2014

First Listen

Prison Garde "The Sound (Reese & Santonio Cover)"

Veteran producer Vaughn Robert Squire (here masquerading as Prison Garde) has sent over a bonus track from his upcoming Forts EP, set for release next month. "The Sound (Reese & Santonio Cover)" features Larry Heard-style chords and heavily swung drums. Like the rest of the EP, the track—in fact, a cover of Reese & Santonio's 1987 track originally released via KMS—was made with an all-hardware kit assembling Roland drum machines, a Juno-60, and raw, analog bass, with Ango lending a hand in the studio. Forts follows Prison Garde’s recent cassette for 100% Silk and nearly two decades of cross-genre play, from bass music to beats under his Sixtoo alias. His next outing will present five new Prison Garde tracks when it drops in digital form on June 3 (with a vinyl release to follow shortly thereafter) via the fast-growing ASL Singles Club imprint.

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