The dOP boys show no signs of letting up on this second single from their brilliant Greatest Hits album, this time enlisting the services of one of the most deadly hired guns on in the game for remixes duties, the infamous DJ Koze. L’Hôpital, La Rue, La Prison gets things started fast a furious on a Mission Impossible/James Bond tip, the horns and orchestral percussion conjuring images of the finest chase scenes set to a galloping club ready groove.  DJ Koze’s remix meanwhile strips the groove down to it’s bare essentials to great effect, claps becoming finger snaps, while the vocals and melody get chopped, screwed, and shot down the rabbit hole for maximum late night effect. The appropriately named New York (produced with Seuil) captures the spirit of the city’s fabled house lineage with great gusto, incorporating a classic 3 chord organ line, careening strings, and chunky analog bassline for slice of classic champagne bar deepness. Finally, Lacy Lad once again shows of the boys incredible range and penchant for experimentation, offering a gorgeous jazzy work out of cinematic ambiance.

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L’Hôpital, la Rue, la Prison

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