REVIEW / DESCRIPTION
Following two years spent serving up tasty tech-house treats on such labels as UVAR, Windmuhle, Acme and Melodrom, Petre Ionut Valentin brings his Lizz project back to Eastenderz. It's his third solo missive for East End Dubs' label and, with four tracks stretched over two slabs of vinyl, his most expansive, too. He eases us in gently via the slowly pulsing, ultra-deep chords, spacey electronics and rolling grooves of "Deceptiv", before offering up wonkier rhythms, weirder electronics and more traditional tech-house elements on late night workout "Esque". Over on the second 12-inch, "It Should" is a subtly funk-fuelled early morning roller rich in rubbery bass and mangled, robotic vocals, while "XOX" underpins melodious and attractive deep house musicality with a tech-tinged rhythm.