PACK SHOT STEB - Broken Rules - Night Vibez Records

STEB ‘Broken Rules’

Artist: STEB
Title: Broken Rules
Label: Night Vibez Records
Cat. #: NVBZ018
Format: Digital
Release Date: 25th February 2022
1. Broken Rules
2. Ezekiel
3. Ezekiel (Memoryman Aka Uovo remix)
4. Broken Rules (Brine Remix)

Italian Benny Blanco steps out with his exciting new STEB alias for a new EP on Night Vibez Records that comes with remixes from Memoryman Aka Uovo and Brine.

Blanco has been lighting up the scene for over 15 years. He has never been far from the top of the Beatport charts since releasing his standout Staraya EP and always comes with a fresh and inventive style.

Opener ‘Broken Rules’ pairs slinky cosmic synth lines with thoughtful chords that all surge on sleek grooves. It is a widescreen and spaced-out house sound that is filled with colour. The fantastic ‘Ezekiel’ is another lively house cut with its head in the stars. The theatrical stabs and well-treated vocal, funky drum breaks & sci-fi motifs are all richly detailed and designed to make a big impact on playful dance floors.

Memoryman Aka Uovo of the Pastaboys trio hails from Bologna and has been DJing the world’s best clubs for 25 years. He runs the Manocalda label and as well as releasing on labels like Defected, Crosstown Rebels and Snatch! Records. His excellent take on ‘Ezekiel’ is crisp and upright, with a celebratory feel in the reflective chord stabs.

Brine is a new and upcoming talent and his remix is a complete rework that results in broken beats and old-school piano chords. A spine-tingling breakdown features some tender vocal whispers before the loose percussive beats strike once more.

This is a wonderfully varied package of widescreen house and disco from a trio of talented producers.