DJ S.K.T formalizes Stashed’s 100th release alongside Josh Parkinson, ‘Off My Mind’

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Stashed’s habit of harboring house originals with nearly automatic appeal hits a new apex with “Off My Mind,” the imprint’s 100th release, handcrafted by none other than label head DJ S.K.T (Stephen Kenny Tempest) himself. The polished product of Josh Parkinson and S.K.T’s interplay, “Off My Mind” commemorates Stashed’s milestone with a steady percussive pulse. Flirting with a deep house framework without fully lending itself to classification as such, “Off My Mind” melodically toes the line between house and deep house with poise and self-possession. With head-turning appeal audible from the cut’s first few seconds, the celebratory single is a credit to Stashed’s ante-upping culture of high-caliber content. And, with a roster touting tried-and-true talents such as Kyle Kinch and Dillon Nathaniel, it’s apparent that Stashed’s trajectory will continue to trend ever-upward.

Featured image: DJ S.K.T/Instagram

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Analogue Solutions Colossus, ‘The Second Most Beautiful Synth In The World’

Analogue Solutions Colossus, ‘The Second Most Beautiful Synth In The World’
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Synthesist Christian Henson shared this look into the Analogue Solutions Colossus, a synth he describes as ‘the second most beautiful synth in the world’.

Henson is a award-winning composer and co-founder of virtual instrument company Spitfire Audio.

‘He recent purchased a Colossus for his work. The Colossus is a £25K no-compromise synth design, inspired by the classic EMS Synthi 100. Analog Solution admits that the Colossus is ‘not entirely practical’, but is designed to be impressive physically and sonically. And it’s been successful – Analogue Solutions recently announced the fourth run of the £25K supersynth.

Here’s what the video covers:

00:00 Intro
00:52 Whats It All About
01:58 Setting Up A Patch
07:45 So How Does It Sound?
08:27 Why Did I Make This Investment?
09:13 Making The “DOOM DRONE”
10:07 Playing The Free Doom Drone Sample Pack
10:47 The ACTUAL Most Beautiful Synth Of All Time