Anjunadeep continues on A&R tear with Beckwith’s ‘Seven Olives’ EP
Back in February, Anjunadeep released an excellent EP from Kahwe, and now the Anjunabeats offshoot label is again playing to its strengths with Beckwith’s Seven Olives EP. In past releases, like last September’s Craymal EP, the New York-based deep house producer played with lots of disco, garage, and really anything that could be considered groove-driven. Seven Olives doesn’t stray too far from Kahwe’s production path, but the three-track EP is certainly another triumph for the Anjuna camp.
Beckwith – Seven Olives
The EP’s title track takes the time to warm your ears; gradually adding traditional deep elements bar by bar. By the time Beckwith introduces his stuttered vocal sample, the bass bottoms out and makes room for light piano chords and two-step undertones. Even after just one listen, you won’t be able to get that hook out of your head — promise.
Beckwith – End of Brooklyn
“End of Brooklyn” is the most progressive track of the EP. Kicking off with playful little melody, Beckwith quickly transitions into his deeper tendencies and a bouncy, high-pitched bass line. This one may not have quite the same staying power of “Seven Olives,” but in no way does it disappoint.
Beckwith – Think Wise
All three of the tracks on Seven Olives clock in over seven minutes long and with “Think Wise” especially, the above average length per song really gives Beckwith the opportunity to see through his musical concepts. As only a savvy UK publicist could describe, the final track on the EP is a “cheeky garage bouncer” and it’s a perfect way to warm up any dance floor looking for some modern melodic two-step.