Xxxy Announces 'Got Me So' Ep Released Feb 4th 2013

Xxxy Announces 'Got Me So' Ep Released Feb 4th 2013

UK house producer XXXY has signed to Rinse for his latest release, entitled Got Me So, to be released on February 4th.

Since 2009 XXXY, aka Rupert Taylor, has released a string of 12?s through labels like Infrasonics, Well Rounded and Ten Thousand Yen that have showed off his idiosyncratic takes on UK garage and bass-driven house. His debut for Rinse picks up where they left off, with three tracks of shimmering, synth-led house music, marked out by Taylor's distinctive spiralling melodies and sampled voices.

'Got Me So' starts slowly, opening in a quiet cascade of Casio tones and a looped vocal, before abruptly exploding with the most muscular bassline Taylor's crafted to date. Towards its end it abruptly shifts up a notch in intensity, building to a gorgeous, string-led crescendo.

'Get Ready' has a sweetness and positivity that harks more explicitly back to speed garage, hinged around swung drums, wordless voices and hefty four-to-the-floor kicks.

The bundle is rounded off by 'Studio 9 (Just Like That)', it's most directly house-leaning track. It's house supercharged, though, lent momentum by snares and whiplash synths that rip through the mix. 


Appearing on the Rinse Winter Tour 2013 

Southampton - Junk Club - Thursday 17th Jan

Leeds - Mint Warehouse - Saturday 9th Feb