Boomkat Product Review:
Infectious 160bpm jungle juke workouts from K-Lone, sustaining and adapting the pressure of recent years for his new label, Sweet N Tasty
Breaking away from typical UKG influences, he wurks up a fine, deep head of steam with a flux of juke/footwork/jungle tropes trimmed and rearranged in a UK style akin to early Addison Groove and sweeter ends of Kode 9 or Ghostphone’s R&B cut-ups.
‘Focus’ locks the elements in place with with a frisson of filtered breaks and pumping ghetto tech smoothed off with butter chords, before ‘Wayback’ leans harder on the Chicago style with more spacious, suspenseful results. ’Together’ rolls out on a deeper ’96 jungle tip, resolving into deftly sparring jungle juke, and ‘Ye’ dials up the romantic jazz chords on percolated footwork tip that keeps it simmering right on the sweetspot.