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India Jordan ‘For You’

REVIEWA perfect soundtrack to the Ibiza festival that wasn’t to be

Lockdown has hit us all hard, but mercifully, it has brought some golden moments for music fans.  As well as the opportunity to listen to music all day every day, we’ve been blessed with great live performances on social media, including the Verzus series, which I’ve thoroughly enjoyed.

However, 2020 is a write-off for attending live music events, including festivals.

Personally, I was due to be flying to Ibiza in September, which now seems like a distant dream.

So today I brought Ibiza to me.

The sun is shining and the glorious soundtrack to my Ibiza mirage is India Jordan’s EP ‘For You’.

The London-based producer made my Friday with this urban / inner city / cosmopolitan house project. The EP feels like a journey through modern house - you warm up, rave and watch the sun come up all in one sitting.
The EP feels like a journey through modern house - you warm up, rave and watch the sun come up all in one sitting.
‘For You’ starts with the high energy disco number "I’m Waiting (Just for you)", which instantly put a smile on my face. The feel-good energy with sleek synths, catchy chorus and intimate vocals makes this a summer track ready for festivals and the Balearics alike, reminiscent of Shakedown’s "At Night"

We then move on to the addictive title track, a non-stop rollercoaster. The energy in the music increases and we’re treated to choppy disco beats with added funk. Think "Go" by Moby but with even more pace and intensity. Loose vocals drift in and out of the track while the loop hypnotises you, evoking Hardribe's "Deep Inside" through the use of the repeating vocal . You’ll find yourself nodding away before the house finger suddenly appears and you’re pointing to the sky rhythmically.

The six track EP continues to move forward at a pace, incorporating trance, glossy French house, intelligent drum and bass as well as disco. I can hear Cassius "Feeling for you", Night Crawlers "Just Like Before" and LTJ Bukem "Rhodes to Freedom".
The six track EP continues to move forward at a pace, incorporating trance, glossy French house, intelligent drum and bass as well as disco.
While listening to ‘For You’ I can move between high energy happiness to deep thought and introspection, reminiscent of the white isle’s inherent highs and lows.

I’m so glad I chanced across this EP on my daily dig. Get out in the sun, get it on and dream of raves to come.

8/10

Written by Mark 
Edited by Lee 




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