Jay Shepheard is excellent. The brains behind his Retrofit label, his distinct production style is always spot on and his DJ/live sets always meet the high expectations set forth by it.
His ability to merge stripped back functionality and cosmic funk is like nobody else's in the game and this has been going on since 2007, when releases like 'Romance Gdansk' and 'Pipe N Sneakers' turned up for Compost's Black Label spin off.
Since the Berlin-based Brit worked with the late Martin Dawson, released on Buzzin' Fly and put out defining 'Home & Garden' LP in 2013, while his sophomore album 'Seeing Sound' is a love letter to what he does best; proggy disco tech-house built for the dancefloor.
A master of mood amid metronomic movement, he's mixed this week's podcast featuring the likes of Mark Henning, Genius of Time and Daniel Avery and it's everything you'd want and expect...
01 - Mark Henning "Stash House" Swing
02 - Genius Of Time "Tom Jam" Running Back
03 - The Revenge "The Incredible Shellsuit" Raw Groove
04 - Dude Energy "Beat Desire" Animals Dancing
05 - Phil Weeks "Show You Love" (4U Dancers mix) Robsoul
06 - Daniel Avery "All I Need" (Roman Flugel mix) Phantasy Sound
07 - Jacob_Desvarieux "An Di Adie" (Alton_Dekale_mix) Distance
08 - D-Rail "Bring It On Down" (Joey Negro edit) Zedd
09 - Asadinho - "Turn, Turn, Turn" (Shep edit) Wiggle
10 - Jay Shepheard "Spring Up" Retrofit
11 - Chesus & Early Jeffers "Here We Are Again" 4 Luxx
12 - Jorge Velez "Aventuras" Creme Organization
13 - Margot "Randomizzami Sto" (Prins Thomas diskomiks) (Shep Edit) Internajional
14 - Ugly Drums "On The Run" Faces
15 - HVCK "8208" Untzz
16 - Jay Shepheard "Ohm I" Retrofit