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The Only Constant EP

OPULENCE OP002 February 9, 2018

  • A1 The Only Constant Is Change

    James Teej


  • B1 The Only Constant Is Change - Dan Ghenacia Remix

    James Teej


  • B2 Life Goes On Ft. Greg Paulus

    James Teej


James Teej
The Only Constant EP

A1
The Only Constant Is Change
B1
The Only Constant Is Change – Dan Ghenacia Remix
B2
Life Goes On Ft. Greg Paulus

14 %
Format   12 Inch Picture Sleeve
Colour Black

On Opulence’s second release the label welcomes Grammy nominated artist James Teej with his “The Only Constant EP”. Inspired by his budding years DJing, James revisits his early house influences and delivers two powerful cuts of disco infused grooves laced with an overall contemporary touch.

The first track “The Only Constant Is Change” is a highly infectious dance floor number reminiscent of classic filtered disco house, arranged with a patient and contemporary restraint. The track’s hypnotic and repetitive nature draws the listener in, and keeps the attention throughout with subtle changes that slowly grow to a tasteful and rewarding climax.

On remix duties Opulence has invited Apollonia’s House music legend Dan Ghenacia who delivers a slick deep house rework that keeps the vibes intact of the original with the French artist’s signature groovy machine touch. Already road tested over the summer at DC10, Dan’s remix helps bring the original to a place closer to the club’s dance floor.
The 3rd and final song is “Life Goes On”, a grooving disco infused classic deep house cut that features No Regular Play’s Greg Paulus on trumpet.

The song perfectly blends the sounds of yesterday with a modern touch and feel, and provides an uplifting soundtrack for any dance floor, especially those magic moments outdoors on the beach.
Once again, James continues to show his passion and diversity in his music with this expertly crafted EP that will surely be a welcomed addition to any house lover’s record collection.

ARTIST STATEMENT
“When I started out in electronic music in the 90s, house is what got me hooked. It was the style I have played and loved most over the years.

Back then I would buy a lot of different styles of house records from around the world, I always loved how the sounds were so varied, and would have these amazing subtle differences in their sound and aesthetics. But in the end I have always had a real soft spot for disco and jazzy sounding house.

This record draws on some of my earlier influences, as well as being inspired by some of my favourite labels of the time like Glasgow Underground and Prescription.

This EP comes at a point and time in my career where looking back continues to inspire me to move forward.

I always had a hard time finding records that were a bit more restrained sounding and not too over the top, so this is what I have attempted to do with this record.

To help bring some of these vibes and influences into the 21st century with a modern touch for the new generation of house lovers and DJs.”

DJ Support:

Telonius (Gomma) Life Goes on is the one for me. Thanks

Bubba (Extended Play / Hot Creations) NICE VIBES!!

Jamie Jones (Hot Creations / Hot Natured )
sounds cool, will give proper feedback if played

Scott Kinchen (Scottie Deep (Say Ahh!)
Well produced. Life Goes On is the track…

Dave DK (Moodmusic/Playhouse) The only constant change is a cool groover!

Peza (Magic Feet / A&R edits) Great groove! Love the original of The Only
Constant Is Change.

Cole Medina (Internasjonal / Foto Recordings)
thanks for the promo,

Tom Coverly (Psychemagik)
On second listen i really started to get into this!

Laurent Garnier (none)
cool Disco cuts

Massimiliano Pagliara (Live at Robert Johnson)
Groovy!

Claude Von Stroke (Dirtybird)
Thanks

Kenny Glasgow (Art Department)
Greg Paulus mix for me

Sasha (none)
Shout out to JT!

Shadow Child (Dirtybird / Moda Black)
Dans mix is wicked.. like the orig too

Diz (Robsoul) wonderful!!!
Mystic Bill (Classic / Trax / Relief) Nice release, all mixes are good.

Jacques Renault
Nice vibes, will have to test out…

Craig Smith (6th Borough Project)
Digging both the original cuts the most Getting a Donald Byrd vibe of Life Goes on, real nice.
Tensnake
lovely house EP, thanks

Andrei Osyka (Droog / Culprit (LA)
Nice EP, hard to pick a favourite

Ricardo Miranda (Rush Hour)
Nice & proper tune. I dig the groove tempos and
the disco samples. Real right and real tight.

Joyce Muniz (2020 Vision / Exploited / Snatch!)
nice tunes

Waifs & Strays (Lovecrimes / VIVa)
Ace!