Dj T.

“Try To Understand” | “&me Remix!”

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DJ T. has proved, there is no substitute for experience. A career in dance music that spans three decades, has trained him well in the nuances of what it takes to keep up with the demands of a grueling 2009 that included the release of his second album, embarking on six month-long worldwide tour, while still heading up the A&R for the Get Physical, Get Digital and Kindisch labels. The latter of these imprints is the worthy recipient of his, and studio partner Thomas Schumacher’s, final release of the year. Slow-building percussion rhythms are an effect that T. and Schumacher have mastered as a means to give ‘Try To Understand’ elapsing energy, rather than all balled up into four bar loops over six minutes. Putting in effort and sparing no sound of detailed individualization has a genuine lasting affect, and the main reason the tunes stay a cut above the rest. ‘Try To Understand’ is a seminal track that perfectly epitomizes what the Kindisch label stands for. T. calls up one of his favorite producers of this year, &ME. &why not? &ME has been smashing dance floors all year long with his tune ‘F.I.R.’. He flips the script on ‘Try To Understand’ by adding a dash of Techno, a pinch of 909 flavor and a whole lot of bass. Enough in fact to huff and puff down the walls of any club. Pierce & Jerl get nominated to grace ‘Try To Understand’ with their brand of “Cologne-honed” funk. This comes in the form of slightly pitching down the vocals, to give the tune that ‘turn the lights down and turn the volume up’ effect. Some slight tweaks of the percussion and a bubblier bass line make ‘Try To Understand’ a little easier to get. This single symbolizes one the most fruitful periods of DJ T.’s career. Simultaneously reaffirming his trusted reputation for underground beats while supporting artists he believes in. Indeed a splendid end to the year for T. and Kindisch.

KINDISCH029 in the media

Adultnapper (Audiomatique): “Digging the & me remix. nicely produced with a cool vibe.”

Anja Schneider: “Nice one and the cover is amazing! The Original Is the mix i will be playing!”

Brothers' Vibe (Mixx): “Sh*t is $$ man! Into the original for sure - on the decks, in the charts...Lovin' it! Thanks for the wicked sounds....”

Butch: “Yep! I will play it tonight! The Original is ace!”

Dennis Ferrer: “The Original mix is hot....”

DJ Gregory: “&me remix is dope!”

DJ W!LD: “Will play the &me remix for sure!”

Fe=derico Molinari (Oslo): “nice record from Thomas”

Franck Roger: “"I really like the original version, remix is good also.. both got their moments!”

Heidi: “I love the &me remix.”

Hernan Cattaneo: “Quality house! Original is great!”

i-DJ Magazine: “A good groove on the &me mix that will be great for getting things going early doors. Both remixes are solid.”

Joris Voorn: “Wow! Love Try To Understand. Simply amazing.”

Karotte: “Great original and again a great remix from &me. Full support.”

Karotte (CocoonGreat Stuff): “original and &me remix are great. full support.”

Luca (Audiofly): “Original for me...a really solid pure house it!! ”

Luke Salomon: “Im liking this groove. Full support to the Original!”

Motorcitysoul: “Maybe T's best track ever. Need no remix for this one, it's about the original.”

Osunlade: “Not my favorite DJ T production. The Pierce & Jerl Remix is the best off the package” “ch freue mich ja regelmäßig über Neuigkeiten aus dem Hause Kindisch. Zum einen finde ich das Artwork mit den Kinderbildern immer wieder nett. Zum anderen verstecken sich hinter jedem Release neue knackige Perlen, die man ungehört kaufen kann. DJ T lädt uns dieses Mal ein, um mit warmen Houseklängen und einigen wenigen Vocal Snippets eine perfekte Party zu beginnen. Perkussiver und mit den unten liegenden Basswellen schnippend geht es im &Me Remix weiter nach vorn. Pierce & Jerl zerhacken alles in ihrer Version noch etwas stapfiger, was dann alles zu einem echten Finale zusammenwachsen läßt. Nein, halt! Das Original nochmal hinterher - und das Bild ist wirklich rund!”

Peter Kruder: “I love the Original Mix. Great Vibe, Killer Drums, what more do you need... The Remixes are cool as well. Will play this.”

Sascha Funke: “For me its the Original by T!”

Sebo K: “The original for me! full support.”

Steve Bug: “A shoemaker and a cook sample some sounds, loops and vocals and then they make a track out of it. Now i try to understand how they manage to create this nice house tune... will play!”

Tiefschwarz: “Great release. The &me remix is my favorite!”

Till von Sein: “Playing &me's mix for a while now and its always one of the major tunes for the whole night.. boooooomb!”

Tom Clark (Highgrade): “ganz schön deep die neue dj t. der original track gefällt mir aber am besten. thanks for the vinyl !”

UNER: “The original is great! Awesome! Superb!”

Varoslav: “I like the all release! Nice music.”

Wally Lopez: “I love it!!!! The &me mix is awesome!”

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