Boomkat Product Review:
Leonce’s partner-in-crime at Morph Tracks, JSPORT takes the reins on four restless cuts that emphasise the soca and Caribbean influence on UKF and offbeat Afro-American club musics
Firmly rooting club music in Black and Queer concerns, ‘Out of Bounds’ encrypts Afro-Latin drum patterns with purpose meant to be understood by bodies in motion. The devil is in the rhythmelodic details of accented drums and modulated bass pressure, and spaced out with a dubwise psychedelic sensuality that translates so damn well in the dance.
We’re talking the militant meaning of ‘Capoiera’, a dedication to the secretive Brazilian martial art, manifest in its hip-nudging syncopation and toes-off-the-floor swang, or the likes of their utterly deadly ‘Guillotine Drum’ punctuated with tendon-sparking percussive grammar, and a massive highlight in the hypnotic vocal and drum commands of ‘Gully Bop’, most surely recalling the propulsive production values of their spar Leonce.