Monday, April 04, 2011
Nine years in electronic music seems to equal eternity but so many years plus a stream of 12" releases have gone by since long-time Dessous Recordings-affiliate Vincenzo released his last longplay album "Welcome To Zanarkand" back in 2002. Now the time is ready for his next strike named "Whereever I Lay My Head" and as one might expect this one is quality business. In difference to his 12" works which are usually directly aiming towards dancefloors this album reveals a broad understanding of electronic music as a whole, representing Vincenzo's ability to go further and pay homage to his roots which go back to HipHop and so-called Black Music. Musicwise, apart from the obligatory classy DeepHouse Vincenzo is known and loved for, styles like Broken Beat / Broken House, Downtempo and even one Ambient-flavored tune are to be found on the vinyl version of "Whereever I Lay My Head" which is to be well-appreciated by music lovers and freestyle jocks - especially the deep, dreamy but still anthemic "Hello" featuring Lisa Shaw is a track that should be on heavy rotation at terrace floors all over the world. Recommended.