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Ocio de Hoy – Canebrake by eclectics


Straddling styles and formats like a Balearic Colossus, Eclectics come correct once again. With ‘Ocio de Hoy’ by Canebrake, you get both a digital and vinyl release of a pitch-perfect EP that will worm its way into your ears and earn a place in your heart.

Two searing originals leading the charge while two carefully crafted remixes cover the ground left unchartered is fast becoming the M.O. for the Bournemouth-based Balearic label.
This EP, from Canebrake Sam Bruce (AKA Mallorquin), is no exception.

“Borne Upriver” opens proceedings with bursts of bass tentatively testing the water. Once we’re ready to dive in and go with the flow, we’re rewarded with guitar licks full of crisp lines and delay that repays again and again as the pedal shows its mettle.
If you need a steer as you drift downstream, think of the Idjut Boys jamming with Pete Shelley. But with all the rough lines delicately rubbed out.

Eclectics mainstay James Bright throws caution to the wind as he finds a new tributary and sails upstream powered by disco drums and piercing acid lines. Snatches of guitar and cleverly… more
released July 18, 2020

Written and performed by S. Bruce

Remixed by James Bright & Joe Morris

Artwork – Santi Oviedo

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