Niv Ast, Rina, Naduve and Middle Sky Boom join Calypso Records
Calypso Records return with a VA release from Israeli producers Niv Ast, Rina, Naduve and Middle Sky Boom entitled ‘Tel Aviv Flavors’.
Established in 2017 by Iñigo Vontier & Thomass Jackson, Calypso Records are widely known for supporting an array of Latin American talent including the likes of Colossio, Aristidez and Mendrix in addition to inviting Simple Symmetry, Man Power, Dreems, Boot & Tax and Jonathan Kusuma down for remixes. ‘Tel Aviv Flavors’ sees Calypso Records focus their attention on local Israeli artists including Niv Ast who has releases on La Belle, Ombra and remixes for Fort Romeau on Correspondent, Naduve – a resident at Breakfast Club with productions on Les Disques De La Mort, CockTail d’Amore Music and Disco Halal, in addition to Night Noise artist Middle Sky Boom and Correspondent affiliate Rina. ‘Tel Aviv Flavors’ is the beginning of a series of releases where Calypso focus on cities from around the world they admire.
Niv Ast’s ‘Rainey Heart’ kicks off proceedings with chugging, organic percussion balanced with humming reverberations and tripped-out modulations before Rina deploys rattling drums, enticing modulations and cosmic synth shoots naturally taking the focus in ‘Peppermint Bouquet’.
On the flip, ‘Hex Mex’ by Naduve delivers winding oscillations, muffled vocal chants and revolving synth swirls until Middle Sky Boom’ finishes things off with ‘Marbel Arch’ throwing down playful flute eccentricity fused harmoniously with otherworldly pads and stirring squiggles keeping the energy effervescent yet fun.
‘Tel Aviv Flavors’ drops on Calypso Records on 29th July 2019.
1. Niv Ast – Rainey Heart
2. Rina – Peppermint Bouquet
3. Naduve – Hex Mex
4. Middle Sky Boom – Marbel Arch