Best track of the week: Martin Waslewski – Gerd [Mother Recordings]

Martin Waslewski - Gerd

How many records release during the last 20 years sample the one and only and always so inspiring Nina Simone? The new Gerd by Martin Waslewski is definitely one of top 5 ones. With smooth, percussion driven build up right into the characteristic Sinnerman hook. Especially when the breaks actually breaks all the way down into a long freestyle piano piece backed up by claps and high-hats chorus. It’s epic.

Nhan Solo’s Mother recordings keeps impressing, release after release.

Artist: Martin Waslewski
Title: Gerd EP
Record Label: Mother Recordings
Catalogue Number: MOTHER039
Tracklisting:
1) Martin WaslewskiGerd (Original Mix)
2) Martin Waslewski – Never Leave You (Original Mix)
Verdict: 9/10

Even though there are only 8 tracks sampling Sinnerman in the official sampling database, Nina has been sample more then 200 times house on house tracks by Layo & Bushwacka!, Flying Lotus, The Prodigy, Blu, Mertrik, Failthless, Jay Lumen, Ricardo Villalobos, Sunju Hargun and many more.

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