Rawfila Acid Intensity album art

Japanese producer Rawfila recruits two artists from Chicago for a four track acid meltdown. The original track breaks it down, raw’az’hell Chicago tracks style, into elementary particles — rabid drum patterns crab-walking over off-kilter 303 loops. Jana Rush steals the show here with two upfront remixes — both extremely fast, short and out of control. One seems primed for bass music and footwork DJs, the other a kind of throwback to the lo-fi demo beat tracks of the ’90s. Robert Armani sews this one up with a ferocious remix of his own — he’s still the man that can make the 303 growl like no one else.

Rawfila: Acid Intensity (Tracking the DopeGeek / Digital)
1. Rawfila: Acid Intensity (6:16)
2. Rawfila: Acid Intensity (Robert Armani Remix) (5:02)
3. Rawfila: Acid Intensity (Jana Rush Remix I) (3:05)
4. Rawfila: Acid Intensity (Jana Rush Remix II) (2:34)

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


Originally published in 5 Mag issue 203 featuring Beyond Heaven: reconstructing Chicago house music history through Mario “Liv It Up” Luna’s flyer collection, plus Milton Jackson, Damian Rausch, the DJ King of Donetsk & more. Help support 5 Mag by becoming a member for just $1 per issue.

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