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OOFT - Ride Into The Red Zone (Foto)

Seriously hot release out on wax (finally!) by the mischeivous dream team from Glasgow who need no intro on these pages: OOFT - aka Ali Heron and The Revenge, who offer up a couple of right tasty numbers on Foto Recordings, Ali's new imprint. As we've mentioned previously we're huge fans of the OOFT cats, pretty much anything they touch is the equivalent of a musical money shot in our humble opinion. From subterranean deepness to funkafied quirky disco and funk edits and everything in between, these boys deliver quality and nothing but.

The A here fires off the title track Ride Into The Red Zone, a right classy deep houser a-la 90s era that ventures into proper slowhouse territory complete with a great male vocal, dubby low end sub-bass and a serious late night vibe that all combine to make this one of the best house tunes I've heard in some time. An instant winner here at SBHQ, this one's my pick. The B flips us Spanky Spanky, a right infectious rework of Jimmy Bo Horne's killer 70s disco cut 'Spank' that will get things hopping quick; keys, a dash of horns, floating synthline, OOFT drums (TM) and a pinch of OOFT magic and you have a killer building workout that will get hands clapping, feet shuffling and many an inquisitive mind zipping from the dancefloor to the booth from the get go. Check out Ride Into the Red Zone here:

Do yourself a favour and add this delicious record to your collection by clicking here; pretty sure this one's vinyl only so don't be daft by waiting for digi. Be sure to catch the OOFT guys on their whirlwind djing ventures when they're not updating their stellar blog, there's constantly new edits to be had plus great links to anything and everything music-related. Essential fare.


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