Steve Lawler makes his debut on Hector Couto’s Roush imprint to kick off 2017, with both Couto and Spaniard Cuartero providing two remixes. 2016 has seen Hector Roush aim to take a hold within the world of house, with releases from the likes of DJ W!ld, Steve Rachmad, Santé, Neverdogs, DJ T. and more this year alone. Next up is VIVa boss Steve Lawler, who finally releases ‘People Having Sex’ as his first offering on the label.
Steve Lawler: “I’m very happy to now release this track. I made it a couple of years ago around the time I made ‘House Record’ that was eventually released on Hot Creations. I was experimenting with my old Roland machines, trying to re-create a sound that I was aware of in the late 80’s. This track ‘People Having Sex’ was never sent out to anyone at the time and just kept it for my DJ sets. Now 2 years on, and under the desire of many people asking what this track is throughout all of this summer, I have decided to release it and where better than Hector Couto’s House label Roush.”
Lawler’s original opens up the EP, revealing ever-evolving 303 lines, mischievous vocals, 808 claps and percussion patterns that combine to unearth a record that’s intended for the dancefloor. Next up, Roush boss Hector Couto’s interpretation firmly places its emphasis on percussion, with a driving low-slung groove and rugged drum licks guiding the production into an energy-fuelled workout across five and a half minutes.
Lastly, Cuartero’s remix shapes up the package by utilising the original’s vocal over a bubbling lead line whilst a series of glitches and pops ebb and flow amongst shuffling hats in the background.
It’s out 30 January 2017.