Joe Roche - White Umbrella
Do As You Please is a Manchester based online record store and mix series, delivering a variety of musical styles and supporting local up and coming talent. Venturing to new territory, the brand has sights on gathering a strong artistic community and releasing music through the in-house label - showcasing what’s good up North. This release marks the start of that journey, and what better fashion to begin than a four-track Acid House EP?
In a time of fast fashion and disposable culture, the label seeks to create art with character and longevity. The ethos is based around unlimited stylistic boundaries and strives to deliver quality first and foremost. The artwork has been curated by two invaluable members of the Mancunian graphic design community, Trevor Johnson & John Walsh. Both designers were a staple part of the Hacienda and FAC51 artwork team and have continued to share their talent and experience in the Manchester community since.
DAYP:001 is a hi-octane affair, spanning across the Acid House spectrum. All tracks differing in style but maintaining pace and energy throughout.
White Umbrella sets the tone with a big room warehouse, classic breaks feel - climactic drops and 90’s nostalgia at the heart.
Dogmatic follows, with a down and dirty basement onslaught with devastating claps and lead line; to ensure any one-eyed pill pirates pull their socks up and stand attention. Electro/breaks aesthetic & full of surprises.
Rock ‘n’ Roll drives head first through anything it comes across. A track that has serious warehouse appeal and a thundering acid bravado. 4 to the floor acid thumper designed for big rooms and smiling yellow faces.
Double Lively bears a softer touch - with more intrigue and air to breathe. A bit Deep House, a bit Acid House. Day time blue skies or late-night euphoria.
This release is a one off. Any represses going forward (if any) won’t include the artwork this one has. Do As You Please hope to make a lasting impression on anybody involved and would love for you to take this journey with us.
EXPECTED JUNE 2020.