“Day One”

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Cat. No.TD01
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These Days was founded in January 2009 by Argy as a platform on which to present his own more personal material and the work of artists, both new and old, that fit his vision of contemporary, soulful club music. The label begins with a three part connecting series of records which remains musically unrestricted by the traditional concepts associated with the common EP. The first part, “Day One” by Argy, showcases three very different tracks, referencing some of his most important influences up to now. Within these pieces he displays the ability to work closely with session musicians and sourced artists to create a more improvised live sound, showing also his talent when structuring song like pieces or even approaching the sensitive idea of making a cover, as in his version of the 1994 classic ‘Bottom Heavy’. The result suggests a new direction for the artist and shows a depth and maturity not previously seen in his work. The influence of striking, spiritual sound is clear in the track ‘Upon Ourselves’ featuring acclaimed vocalist Bajka whilst his collaboration with previously anonymous artist Alexander Ross shows more cosmic, dub tendencies. When placed together the records of the trilogy series will complete a puzzle revealing a connective artwork across the three sleeves.

TD01 in the media

2000 and one (Intacto): “phat, phat, phat!!! wicked new stuff by argy. this is the stuff a play at the moment. realy sexy old skool house flow. i play all 3 trax. thanx for this. ”

AME (Innervisions): “i really like " bottom heavy "!”

D'julz (: “ nice one! . i'll play b1”

Dj Deep: “"See no evil" is a really fun idea! using this classic Reggae song into a completely modern and club direction makes it a great gemm!!! "Upon ourselves" is a killer!, super original vocals with dope driving beats! This is a super Club track. Also any House fans of Denis Ferrer work will love this! "Bottom heavy"! Ah! that's a really good idea, Great re-interpretation of this Mr Tenaglia's classic!”

Dj Gregory (Faya Combo, Defect: “i love upon ourselves ,"dope release", really the kind of vibe I'm into.”

Gummihz (Mobilee): “Amazing fusions between the past and the future with a strong touch of originality.....all three tracks are killers.......all the best for the label”

Karotte (CocoonGreat Stuff): “gute nummer auf der a von argy und sehr geil sein eigenes rework auf b2. hit.”

Manoo (Real Tone, Buzzin Fly): “Tracks sound dope...”

Sascha Dive (Deep Vibes): “b2 is my favourite.”

Sebo K. (Mobilee): “great first release! nice one argy!”

Shinedoe (Intacto): “I like both tracks: B1 and B2, but I will play out B2!”

Solomun (Diynamic): “argy is on fire!! top music.:)”

Stefan Goldmann (Macro): “Upon Ourselves & Bottom Heavy are lovely! Will play...”

the martinez brothers (Objekti: “Sick E.P!!! Some Next Level Shit!! "See No Evil" is on another level!!”

Tobi Neumann (Cocoon): “very nice reocrd!! i like both sides very much but "upon ourselves" especially i put this record in my current groove charts. ”

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