XLR8R Guest Reviews: Jacques Renault about „I like the sun“
The NYC underground disco scene is packed with pretenders to the throne, but Jacques renault just might be king of the mountain. Working both as a solo artist and and as one half of ultra-fashionable duo runaway, the prolific dJ and producer continues to unleash a steady stream of remixes, edits, and original tracks on labels like I’m a Cliché, rekids, Chinatown, Italians do It Better, editions disco, Wurst edits, and, of course, dFA. He recently launched his own label, On
the Prowl, with runaway partner Marcos Cabral and he’s also been keeping busy producing tracks for Brooklyn post-punkers (and recent Warp signees) The Hundred in the Hands. renault recently found time in his hectic schedule to tell us about some of his favorite new house and disco jams. myspace.com/jacquesrenault
JACOB KORN – „I LIKE THE SUN (BUT NOT ON LCDS)“ Running Back/GER/12″
Label head Gerd Janson has been releasing upfront music for years now, and this release is no different. the feel-good riffs and solid bassline of „i Like the sun“ give way to the classic house claps and pads of „selene.“ if that wasn‘t enough, prins thomas adds his own diskomiks of „i Like the sun“ to make this 12″ an essential for my bag.