From his debut Boiler Room at AVA Festival in Belfast to his countless huge shows at his own The Night Institute clubnight which he runs with Timmy Stewart to a performance at The Warehouse Project in Manchester, Belfast’s Jordan has had a huge year.
The young Irish artist has released on the likes of Extended Play and Turbo Recordings previously, with his sound being compared to fellow Belfast artists Bicep. Recent months have also seen Jordan appear on Rinse FM with DJ Haus.
Jordan has now stepped up for a release on Loose Fit Records, with a two track EP named Voyager.
“Opener, VOYAGER, is a hard driving floorfiller. Tripped out yet melodic, ethereal elements traverse the track with hints of MUSCLE MEMORY’s funk and darker machine-made lines. Suspended between the underlying harder industrial elements and the euphoric elvish melody, hangs Brassica’s ethereal take on VOYAGER. Dreamy traditional flute lifts the track into an electronic dreamscape, only to bring it back down to earth only with punchy, metallic kicks. Fusing the original with distinct oriental elements, Brassica demonstrates his ability to push boundaries with his midas touch, on title track, VOYAGER. The notably lighter, MUSCLE MEMORY, is a retro trip through cosmic bloops and powered synth-riffs. Layered over crisp, driving percussion, MUSCLE MEMORY heads towards a glitchy spaced out climax before rounding out on a four to floor tip.
Off the back of releases on Tiga’s ‘Twin Turbo’ as well as Tuff City Kids, Adesse Versions and more getting on board, Jordan’s own Nocturne label, it’s evident that his unique sound is making waves. Jordan’s seamless genre blending ability married with the LOOSE FIT ethos is a no-brainer. VOYAGER is a testament to the breadths, eclecticism and playfulness of the sound with which he is synonymous. A music first approach, the LOOSE FIT label offers artists a platform for less genre defined, more niche releases, drawing influential elements from house, techno and disco.”
VOYAGER EP is released on vinyl on December 4th. A full digital release will follow on January 8th.
You can listen to VOYAGER below.