Boomkat Product Review:
Parisian club dynamo Toma Kami serves four crunching, hard drum mutations of dembow house, dabke and D&B.
Chasing up a split side for YOUTH, Kami returns to Peverelist’s Livity Sound with baga proper dancefloor engines. At its wildest, ‘Mzecal’ nails an inch-tight flux of killer Arabic drum tones in a slow/fast style edging on D&B, while ‘Amapicante’ also makes sterling use of dabke drums harnessed in a swingeing dancehall dembow template a la DJ Plead. ‘Zone Bruma’ is the EP’s sparest workout, deploying super spaced out drums in skeletal dub setting, and ‘Later to the Bone’ brings it tuff and minimalist on a precision tooled dembow drill.