Having begun the year with the release of their critically acclaimed and Best Dance Record Grammy nominated third LP 'We Are All We Need’, Above & Beyond cap off their most prolific year yet with ‘Anjunabeats Volume 12’.
With a nod to the deep, emotive house music that has seen sister labelAnjunadeepflourish in recent years, CD1 features the hypnotic sounds of theHowling, CubicolorandLane 8, as well as one ofOliver Smith’sdeeper offerings and some slow burning, progressive magic fromJaytech. ElsewhereVintage & Morelli, Leu Leu LandandThird Party(under their TP guise)make their Anjuna debuts, withSunny Lax, Kyau & AlbertandJason Rossall contributing more energetic offerings.
The much awaited return of Above & Beyond and Justine Suissa’sOceanLabproject heads up CD2 with a gorgeous stripped back version of ‘Another Chance’; previously debuted in club mix form at ABGT150. The newest member of the Anjuna team,Grum, adds his unmistakable progressive sound, former Norin & Rad starNick Semberhits new heights and the ever-ascendantIlan Bluestoneteams up with find-of-the-year vocalistGiuseppe de Lucafor‘Bigger Than Love’.
In keeping with tradition of being included on everyAnjunabeats Volumecompilation to date, mainstayOliver Smithfeatures again with his 2nd more clubbier offering andAbove & Beyondthemselves offer a string of personal productions including the head-turning ‘A.I’. and remixes of Faithless and Jean Michel Jarre & Tangerine Dream.