It is not about knowledge only, academic or otherwise, it is and has always been more about understanding each thing for what it is, what it stands for and its origins. This is definitely the case with Quell, who has been a friend of the These Days Records since the very beginning. After the artist’s collaboration with Argy under the These Days in-house project moniker ‘Club Lonely’, this is his first personal EP for the label. Drawing influences from a few distant chronologically, yet classic styles of dance music, starting from disco-flavored house all the way to friendly nods at Kerri Chandler, Ron Trent, Chez Damier and the earlier period of New York City’s Ibadan Records, ‘Perception EP’ blends all of them together in a most elegant and mature way. Amidst the plethora of the house music sound recent revival, Quell presents a very complete and solid proposal, which shows that he adores as much as he comprehends the connections between the past, present and future of this music.