For a record more than five years in the making, Hugo LX and DJOKO waste no time shaking this one down. Black Loops’ “Higher” was originally released in 2017, and appears here for the first time on vinyl, having been remastered and with two remixes from two of dance music’s best, doing their best. DJOKO’s mix features samples diced and sliced over breakbeats. Hugo LX is a kind of celestial boogie. Both are ripped for the dance floor. And the original? That’s not bad at all, making this a killer EP.

Black Loops: Higher Remixed (Aterral Records / 12″ Vinyl)
A1. Black Loops: Higher (2022 Remaster)
B1. Black Loops: Higher (Hugo LX Remix)
B2. Black Loops: Higher (DJOKO Remix)

⚪️ Disclosure Statement: This record was submitted as a promo.


Previous Coverage:
The Cover Mix 🔥 Black Loops – Sanctify vol 5 (2022)
Black Loops returns to Shall Not Fade on “Circulation” (2021)
Black Loops’ JAH LOVE is a Record Kerri Chandler Could Have Made (2019)
Nightmares On Wax, Jovonn, JT Donaldson & Black Loops feature on Hudd Traxx’s 15th Anniversary Release (2021)


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