Artist: Amy Dabbs & Athlete Whippet
Title: Into You
Label: Aus Music
Cat. #: AUS186
Format: Vinyl / Digital
Release Date: 30th June 2023
A1 – Deep In Your Love
A2 – Into You
B1 – Milkshake
Amy Dabbs and Athlete Whippet deliver a perfectly crafted journey through house music with ‘Into You’ on Aus Music.
The duo’s different yet wholly complementary musical backgrounds – Amy Dabbsbringing her extensive experience as a DJ & electronic music producer, and Athlete Whippet with his background as an instrumentalist & live band musician – have created a winning combination on Into You EP. The product of which is an intricately composed, highly musical suite of tracks produced to perfection for the dancefloor.
Having met for the first time at Cinthie‘s Elevate store in early 2021 for her DJ Kicks launch party, the compilation featuring one of Dabbs’ earlier tracks, Amy Dabbs & Athlete Whippet stayed in touch, which culminated in the decision to start working together in the studio in their shared hometown of Berlin.
Amy Dabbs has released a string of lauded 12”s since her 2020 debut, including her latest highly acclaimed EP on Shall Not Fade, in addition to collaborating with Coco Bryce, launching her own imprint Dabbs Traxx last year, and featuring regularly on BBC Radio1 Dance.
Athlete Whippet, headed up by Robin Braum, have delivered a myriad of esteemed releases across Toy Tonics, Rhythm Section and Tartelet, which have earned heavy support from Pete Tong, Jamz Supernova and Tom Ravenscroft, to name a few.
Teaming up for the first time here, Amy Dabbs & Robin Braum deliver a fiery three-tracker for Will Saul’s Aus Music, covering a variety of moods across the versatile EP. Kicking off the A-side is ‘Deep In Your Love’, with swirling pads and emotive strings tangling around a tear-jerking vocal refrain, which make for a highly moving opener. A2, ‘Into You’ continues the emotional journey with lively percussion, subby basslines, and sensuous vocal samples overlaid with luscious analogue chords played out on the Juno 106. On the flip, ‘Milkshake’ closes out proceedings with a glorious blend of anthemic hands-in-the-air piano riffs and deep acid grooves. This track is a surefire summer hit, set to ignite airwaves and the dancefloor in equal measure.