Article number: PHONOGRAMME23
French producer and DJ John Jastszebski has been involved in the French and global underground House and Techno scene for over a decade now, releasing on imprints such as D’julz’ Bass Culture, Phil Weeks’ Robsoul, Syncrophone Recordings and of course Phonogramme where he returns to here. The original mix of lead track ‘Season’ takes the lead via infectious stab sequences, snaking subs and raw organic percussion before Kai Alce’s ‘Restructure’ of ‘Season’ follows and tips the focus over to airy chords, jazz-tinged lead melodies and a bumpy rhythmic swing. Illusion’ follows and sees Jastszebski focus on a more stripped-back aesthetic with rolling drums, dusty string samples and warm Rhodes driving the composition. ‘Gracelend’ then closes the package with smooth, unfolding pad melodies, crunch drum sounds and a murky, hypnotic feel.