In the realm of home music, Chris Lake stays a preeminent staple, eternally filed below the class “wants no introduction.” For these simply tuning in now, the UK-born producer has been within the four-by-four recreation for over a decade, and assumes duty for a few of the most pandemic dance hooks to hit the earth’s environment. Currently amidst his Black Book Experience fall tour throughout North America and managing his just lately revealed Black Book Records label, followers have seen the reemergence of Lake’s chunky, hard-hitting bass traces featured in his current singles.
In preparation for any night time spent percolating atop the dancefloor, EDM All Day has scoured for our prime 5 most beloved stompers in Chris Lake’s discography.
A mirrored image of an ingenious act of synergy, Lake and OWSLA got here collectively to delivery a house-focused compilation of tracks, higher identified by HOWSLA. With ease, “I Want You” fuses an infectiously nuanced bassline and beat to create some of the recognizable hooks in trendy home music.
In curating a static-ridden bassline and cheeky vocals from Dances With White Girls, “Give Her Right Back” amplifies with depth as pulsing bass comes able to surge via audio system. Both attributes work seamlessly to push out a resplendent collaboration, and an undeniably rambunctious dancefloor stomper.
Reworking what was initially produced as a slower, hip-hop targeted observe, Lake twists “Patience” right into a thumping home bop. Almost unrecognizable when juxtaposing the 2, Lake’s rework brings in detailed laser and clap results to boost the magnitude of the bassline.
Recently asserting the delivery of his “Black Book Records” label, Lake has launched a slew of collaborations to propel the enterprise. Most prominently, “Dance With Me” was the second-half of Lake’s Close Your Eyes EP, that includes Dirtybird favorites Walker & Royce to pursue a hypnotic and off-the-wall avenue for this observe.
His newest launch to hit the bottom sprinting, “Deceiver” enlists a longtime home deity, Green Velvet to pursue a darker, and extra beguiling underground impact. It’s straightforward to get misplaced inside the incantations of the repeated “Whatchu speaking bout?” vocal lower, because it paves the best way for unfettered motion on the dancefloor.
Chris Lake continues on his tour and touches down in Toronto for a sold-out present at CODA Nightclub on November 2.