Few producers have crafted a more distinctive voice through the medium of purely instrumental deep house music than Patrice Scott. Scott’s sound signature is close to unique — other people can replicate it in passages but nobody can sustain for very long. It’s that jazzy but tight sound — music that provokes tension, energy and a chill vibe that is hard to duplicate. You can ID a Patrice Scott track from across a room with the volume turned down low or mid-set with a DJ playing mad games with pitch control and running everything into the red.
Patrice Scott returns here with another slab of black gold on Sistrum with For My People. The title track wraps that smooth jazzy sound around a spiky bassline that sounds like plucking on loose strings. “Let’s Dance” elevates, propelled by ascending chords and Patrice’s characteristically righteously clean percussion. The EP closes out with “The Detroit Track” — music that’s impeccably produced, composed and structured.
Patrice Scott: For My People (Sistrum / October 2021 / 12″ Vinyl)
A1. Patrice Scott: “For My People”
A2. Patrice Scott: “Let’s Dance”
B1. Patrice Scott: “Abstract Jazz”
B2. Patrice Scott: “The Detroit Track”
⚪️ Disclosure Statement: This record was not submitted as a promo.