Hailing from France, DJ-producer, label-head, expert curator and all-around music lover Acumen (a.k.a Antoine Garcin) has released My Girls, an 11-track sophomore LP that dropped today via the artist's Time Has Changed label. With well over twenty-five releases under his belt, Acumen's Time Has Changed imprint has come to be known as a trusted source of intoxicating house music since 2007. In addition to this, Acumen has put music out on Get Physical and Mobilee with the likes of Richie Hawtin, Loco Dice and Laurent Garnier.
In an interview with Ibiza Voice, Garcin explains the thinking behind his album, saying: "An album for me is not only collecting 11 dance-floor tracks that could be several EP at the end. But rather exploring some new genres, new sounds. Taking some risks; that’s why I’ve tried many genres on it: downtempo, slow house, house, tech house, and techno."
To help kick off the launch of this special collection of tracks from Acumen, the artist has graciously given XLR8R the chance to host the LP cut "Quota." Cavernous and warm, the track uses sombre pads and shiny synths which give the tune dance a spooky, angelic, and relaxingly danceable vibe.
You can stream "Quota" in full below via SoundCloud.