Riccio - Late Touch (Gentleman Recordings)

Our good friend Riccio the Italian sleazy disco superman of Hidden History fame brings us another fine record on his new imprint, Gentleman Recordings. This three track monster - Late Touch has been in the works for a good bit, and we've been anxiously awaiting it's arrival on the fine shelves of our local online record shop for the past month or so. The title track, as well as 'Thrills' are two slightly more uptempo numbers with all the proper discofied elements we love to bits: trademark warm & heavy drums, congas, guitar snippets and lazer sounds, all of which make these two tracks a bit more animated than Riccio's recent outing on Super Value for example, and he wears it well.

I think it's the second tune on the A side that's my pick however: 'Street Life', which serves up the deep, dirtiest and most lo-slung vibe of them all that really puts us in the mood. This one's a proper dreamy affair with a wicked morphed out vocal sample, moody pads and an all round irresistible groove. Perfect package here from the Bolognian slow-disco whizz.

Become the proud owner of this killer slab of wax HERE, and be sure to keep em' peeled for more quality to come on Gentleman Recordings and no doubt much more by team Bologna.