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Fabric launches new record label

By | Published on Wednesday 7 September 2022

Eris Drew & Octo Octa

London nightclub Fabric has announced the launch of new record label, Fabric Originals, which aims to release “special projects from the artists that form the present and future of boundary pushing club music globally”.

The first release on the label with be a split twelve-inch from Eris Drew and Octo Octa. Other records from DJ Bone, Helena Hauff, I Jordan, Sherelle, Lcy and Marcel Dettmann are also on the way.

Eris Drew’s contribution, ‘Day After A Night With U’, says Fabric, “draws on elements of the artist’s classic keyboard orchestrations within the context of acid breaks, adding chest-rattling bass notes to anchor the track’s eyes-down 4/4 rhythm”.

“The track’s spiritual sensibilities push to the fore further with an infectious soul vocal sample and vintage feeling synths”, it adds, “alongside an almost spiritual mysticism that permeates the song’s skittering production and upbeat melodics”.

“A sensual reverberation of shared love breaking the shackles of anxiety, the track’s acid line rips through the centre of the ornamental keyboards, just like the coming together that inspired the night that ripped open Eris’ heart to fill her with love during a personally difficult time”.

Meanwhile, Octo Octa’s ‘Stars & Water’ was created in reaction to Drew’s track, and, says the label, “takes on a similarly heartfelt tone. Finding cues from a classic house sound, the track employs deftly swinging rhythms to build progressive energy”.

“The track’s analogue bassline”, they go on, “contributes to its propulsive tempo before a beautifully spacious switch up leads the track from a high energy workout to a half-time wander through the track’s sonic oasis, before an ecstatic build towards a final climax. ‘Stars & Water’ carries strength and sweetness; bouncing and drifting to move one’s body, but also their heart”.

Fabric Originals will sit alongside the club’s long-running mix series and its existing Houndstooth label, which will be celebrating its tenth anniversary in February.

Listen to ‘Day After A Night With U’ here…

…and ‘Stars & Water’ here: