Never scared of spreading themselves too thin, Marvin and Valentino of Munich-based outfit Public Possession keep themselves busy with fingers in various pies. Whether its DJing, graphic design or overseeing the running of the Public Possession record store and label, there’s something distinctly playful about the aesthetic permeating through their various endeavours. For obvious reasons this is particularly apparent in their graphic work, a lot of which seems to be quite brazen in tone, but it also rubs off onto their label curation.
Singling Samo DJ out as “exactly the right person” to take control of their next release, Marvin and Valentino rightly put their faith in the L.I.E.S. affiliated producer’s ability to piece together something in tune with the Public Possession model. Contributing the opener himself, the Swede also looked towards the services of “Stockholm’s most dangerous ethnic Techno band,” Over the Hill, and the previously unheard Taro Tokugawa to occupy the other two slots.
Bringing a subterranean house chug for the opener, Samo manages to match the high standards set on previous releases, while Tokugawa finishes things off with a Latin-tinged track that suits Public Possession’s globetrotting nature. Sandwiched between the other two however is Over the Hill’s ‘Acid Rasta’, a psychedelic roller and our pick of the bunch.
PP008 is set for a vinyl-only release on December 24th.