Stream the New Shams 12" for 100% Silk
- Words: James Eaton
Admittedly, Shams has only appeared on XLR8R once before, when we announced his inaugural 12" for SoCal dance-music outpost 100% Silk, and that was hardly two weeks ago. But something about the smoothed-out, disco-touched house sounds put forth on the NY producer's upcoming record managed to catch our attention, so we jumped at the chance to premiere the full stream of his Piano Cloud EP before it's released next week. The artist born Jonathan Coward delivers six solid cuts of deep and playful dancefloor music across his new record, and we expect him to more of the same when he takes his tunes to the stage on May 21 at The DL in Manhattan, where he'll be celebrating the release of Piano Cloud alongside DJ sets from the likes of Blondes and Teengirl Fantasy. Before then, the record can be heard in its entirety via the player below.
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