Released at the turn of the millennium and bringing a completely fresh style to the table, Wookie’s immense ’Down On Me / Scrappy’ double header has punched it’s way out of the UKG underground and passed into the history books as a bonafide electronic classic. Period. Showing a sophisticated ear, and complex musical arrangements, this 12″ blows the competition away with soulful minimalism and proper musicianship. Don’t get it twisted though – this is a straight club record that will set it off, 2 back to back bangers in one place. This one will tear any dance down when dropped in the correct manner. It’s hard, and almost pointless to try and pick a ‘favourite’, both of these tunes are primed to damage and still sound like they were beamed down only a few hours ago. Yes – it is that fresh, still.
Now – 20 something years later – ‘Down On Me / Scrappy’ is back, and believe, you need a copy of this in your bag. Peerless futuristic pressure from London town, essential in every way. Repressed and re-released on crisp white wax courtesy of Manchu Recordings and Above Board distribution, fully legit and not ready to quit anytime soon.
Format: 12″ Vinyl
Label: Manchu Recordings, Man Chu Recordings, Man Chu Recordings, Soul II Soul Studios, Soul II Soul Studios, Above Board Distribution, Man Chu Productions
Catalogue Number: MCR001-21
Record Condition: Near Mint (NM or M-)
Sleeve Condition: Near Mint (NM or M-)
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