Artist: DJ Touche
Title: Temper
Label: Junior Records
By: Simon Jones | 3 April 2003
  • A1: Original Mix
  • A2: DJ Tool
  • B1: Theo's Dub

DJ Touche "Temper"

Out Now on Junior Records

Many of you will no doubt remember 'Ooh La La' by The Wiseguys. Well 'Temper' is the braindchild of the same man, Theo Keating, but will it become as memorable. Time to find out..

Cut up grooves and rising hook lines work together to build a template over which the vocal is sprinkled sparingly. Delayed effects and breakbeats fill out the rest of the track, creating a funky yet slamming vibe which will have all you househeads out there nodding in time with the rhythm. The additional vocal dj tool will no doubt find some use to tease the introduction of the main vocal or dub mixes.

The dub over on the flip strips out the vocal, focusing on the groove, toughening it up as the synth effects are brought to the surface and the moodiness of the track is allowed to develop in all it's glory.

Something different from the Junior stable, which seems to be diversifying more and more with each release as of late. Househeads and Junior fans will lap it up, but for the others of you, listen and decide first.

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