Into The Valley

Classixx, Karl Dixon

DFTDS029D | 2014-08-04  
In the midst of their summer world tour, Los Angeles based DJ-producer duo Classixx release the stunning ‘Into The Valley’ on Defected’s DFTD. The original mix of ‘Into The Valley’ is built around a fuzzy analogue bass line and baritone vocals that instantly transport you to a summery off-grid location. The unexpected saxophone and falsetto introduce a heavenly break that leaves you wanting more. Julio Bashmore’s remix hooks you in with an ear-to-ear syncopation of 8-bit arpeggios and dreamy bongos. The track builds nicely with warm piano stabs transforming the original into a futuristic gospel number. Numbing sub bass and warehouse reverb characterise the minimal beginnings of Cristoph’s remix. One minute in and the bass gets heavier, tensions rise higher revealing the darker, deeper side to this midnight masterpiece.

Classixx featuring Karl Dixon ‘Into the Valley’

1. Into the Valley (Julio Bashmore Remix)
2. Into the Valley (Cristoph Remix)
3. Into the Valley

Written by T. Blake (BMI), M. David (BMI), M. Wiley & W. Raposo
Produced by Classixx
Additional Production by Morgan Wiley & W. Andrew Raposo
Vocals by Karl Dixon
Additional Instrumentation by Jamie Mahoburac, Julio Monterrey & Jason Disu
Recorded at Classixx Studios
Mixed at Stickydisc Recording
Track 1 Remix by Julio Bashmore
Track 2 Remix & Additional Production by Christopher James Costigan
Published by I Made it Mad Real Publishing (ASCAP) & BMI Publishing
Track 1 & 3 P&C 2011 Defected Records Limited dba DFTD under exclusive license from Green Label Sound
Track 2 P&C 2014 Defected Records Limited dba DFTD under exclusive license from Green Label Sound
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