Tag: The Advent

5 Classic Sets: Green Velvet/Cajmere

Green Velvet’s story is intrinsically linked with that of house music itself. His labels Cajual and Relief were some of the most prominent and prolific in all of Chicago in the early 90s. After the first house wave with acts like Frankie Knuckles and Ron Hardy, then a second wave of tougher acid sounds that eventually spawned rave, his place was to strip things back to a mean and kicking sound that could be thought to be a precursor to modern evolutions like juke and footwork. His DJ sets, meanwhile, draw on the whole history of house music from the ... Read more

Premiere: The Advent - Valiant Keys (Egbert Remix)

The Advent has been releasing music for over two decades on genre defining labels like Tresor and Drumcode. Now, celebrating its twelfth release, Egg LDN‘s What Came First imprint brings a special birthday EP from The Advent with The Netherlands’ own Egbert on remix duties. Here, Egbert’s remix of “Valiant Keys,” leads forward by a thumping kick drum. Allowing the original’s vocal to be the main focus, Egbert adds his own sinister lead synth and uplifting pads that combine to make an eerie atmosphere full of gripping anticipation. “Valiant” is available 27 January on What Came First