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Marc Smith feat. Kevin Knapp

Untitled 23

12.06.2011

A - Hindsight feat. Kevin Knapp (Alland Byallo Remix)
B - Hindsight feat. Kevin Knapp (Kendig Remix)
C - Hindsight feat. Kevin Knapp (Kenneth Scott Remix)
D - Hindsight feat. Kevin Knapp (Marc Smith Remix)

Following his acclaimed 2010 release Untitled 16 on Untitled & After, Marc Smith returns to "Hindsight," his intriguing deep house track with vocalist Kevin Knapp. Now on Untitled 23, "Hindsight" is treated to four remixes that delve deeper into the moody, soulful sound of Smith's original. In keeping with the U&A plot, the "Hindsight" remixes are cerebral and sensual, heavy dancefloor tracks to make your head spin.

 

The first remix is from San Francisco-by-way-of-Berlin producer Alland Byallo, delivering on big room bombast and rhythmic grit. Alland has been gaining global attention producing gems for definitive record labels like Poker Flat, Liebe*Detail, Dirt Crew, and Missive solidifying his reputation as a rising techno talent. Reigning in the cushy, atmospheric pads of the original mix, Byallo renders things a bit raw, unfurling the track on the slightly darker side of the dancefloor.

 

San Francisco's Jason Kendig is a member of the Honey Soundsystem collective and has released tracks on their home label HNYTRX, Andy Butler's (Hercules & Love Affair) MR. INTL label, and has produced a remix of Finesse on Portland's Ecstasy Records. Slow, silky and atmospheric, Kendig's remix takes a beach-side approach by slowing "Hindsight" down and warming it up in a sunset haze.

 

Kenneth Scott has managed to create a powerful string of releases with collaborators like Emilio Orlandi as Moniker, with Jason Short as Eutactic, and the aforementioned Alland Byallo alongside his own solo material. Deep, deep and pumping, Kenneth Scott's remix spins the vocal into an atmospheric texture, awash with mysterious, drifting synths.

 

Marc Smith is one half of of the group Safeword alongside partner Clint Stewart, They've had a very busy year with releases on Dessous, Poker Flat and Paso Music just to name a few. With a slight departure from Safeword's low slung techno esthetic Marc's solo music embodies a deeper house vibe. Marc Smith's own rework pulls disco elements into the mix to create a spacious, surreal version of "Hindsight" like a vivid dream of the original.



Support



Mike Clark / Agent X (Beatdownsounds / Push FM)
nice and deep!

Laurent Garnier (F Communications / "It Is What It Is")
Rating: 4/5 - superb slow motion house numbers -- full club & radio support from me

Craig Smith (6th Borough Project / Soul Renegades / Cyberjamz Radio)
Feeling the Marc Smith remix most. Nice production, real moody vibe to the track.

Severino Panzetta (Horse Meat Disco / Trailer Trash / Fabric / Barcode)
Rating: 4/5 - YES Alland remix is great

Tiago Miranda (Hands Of Time / DFA / Italians Do It Better)
Rating: 4/5 - nice one! thanks

Danny Howells (Dig Deeper)
Rating: 4/5 - Nice track .. thanks!

Manuel Sahagun (Candy Music / Drop Music / Kolour)
Rating: 4/5 - Great work! Absolute deepness

Alton Miller (Peacefrog / Swank Society)
really digging the alland byallo remix of hindsight. nice progression.

Q-Burns Abstract Message (Eighth Dimension / Invisible Airwaves)
Rating: 4/5 - Kendig Remix ... yes, indeed. Aired this in December's Invisible Airwaves radio show.

Danny Ward (Dubble D / Moodymanc / 2020:Vision)
Rating: 4/5 - nice re-mixes!

Ben Mono (Compost / Various)
Rating: 4/5 - The Byallo Remix is my thing!

Gregorio Assandri (Cloned In Vatican / Irregular Disco Workers / Disco Volante / Mad On The Moon)
Rating: 5/5 - Support Kendig remix :)

Robert Owens (Compost / Poker Flat / Trax)
Rating: 4/5 - nice deep vibe

Benjamin Roeder (Kong / Charli / Spectacle / GLXY / Permanent Vacation)
Rating: 4/5 - warm & dark which is a super combo!

Manuel Sahagun (Candy Music / Drop Music / Kolour)
Rating: 4/5 - Great work! Absolute deepness

Elie Eidelman (DJ Humus) (Sweat Lodge Radio / Dirt Crew Records / JackOff)
Alland's dark driving version really hits the spot!

Grant Paterson (The Vinyl Club on Castle FM / Fnoob Radio / Edinburgh Evening News)
Rating: 5/5 - Amazing warmth and character... deep - deep house that's off the scale! Brilliant remix work too.

Murray Richardson (Baker Street / Rebel Waltz)
Rating: 5/5 - alland's remix all he way for me on this - top mix!

Naveen G
sick release. love marc's original but alland kills it. great stuff as always from you guys.

Autodeep (Sccucci Manucci / Dikso / UrbanTorque)
Yay, great package. Kenneth Scott and Marc's own remix are for us. Full support!

Cole Medina (House Arrest)
Rating: 4/5 - thanks!

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