Listen: Zeb Samuels & Byron Wallen – ‘Theme 17’ (Jon Kennedy Remix)

Dreamy rivulets of sound...

It’s always special when Zeb Samuels and Byron Wallen step into the studio. Two artists with a graceful, feather-like touch, they’re able to deconstruct club tropes, breaking open fresh sonic elements in the process.

New collaborative cut ‘Theme 17’ is dreamy in tone, leaning on their shared fondness for jazz. Airy, whisper-soft sonics, the delicate nature of the work carries an assured sense of purpose, the two working utterly in tandem.

In a neat twist, cult label Deep Heads have recruited Jon Kennedy for a fresh remix, steering the track into a number of distinct directions.

Original appearing on the third volume of their acclaimed ‘Cosmic Vibrations’ series last year, the remix has been given a standalone release. Based in the Highlands, Jon Kennedy has a 20 year career, developing a catalogue that moves from left-field techno to broken beat and beyond.

A producer who can truly flex, he rises to the challenge on this feather-light remix, allowing the trumpet lines to billow out of the speakers, the endlessly undulating percussive track moving between the innate physicality of the club experience and the pure expression of jazz.

Tune in now.

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