Shifting Gears aka Hoshina Anniversary announced his new EP titled ‘Drum Nation’ will be released via toucan sounds as a Traxsource Exclusive on 21st January 2022, followed by a wide release on 28th January 2022. The album showcases the two Jazz and Hard Bop inspired club-not-club tracks. Stay tuned, Full details below.
Pre order: Soon at Bandcamp, Beatport
Hailing from Tokyo, Japan, Hoshina Anniversary has previously appeared on ESP Institute, Musar Recordings, and Young Marco’s Safe Trip, fusing traditional Japanese instrumentation with House & Techno sensibilities across his productions. Arriving now on Brooklyn’s toucan sounds label under his Shifting Gears moniker, the DJ/producer turns in two Jazz and Hard Bop inspired club-not-club tracks on ‘Drum Nation’.
Leading the release, title cut ‘Drum Nation’ sees loose drums and jazz scales meet crunchy production, delivering a deeply musical and punchy house track. ‘Average Hoshina Sounds’ sees more delightfully lo-fi production as wonky stabs and glistening pads culminate in an energetic mid-point build-up, making for a high energy dancefloor-focussed accompaniment to the title track.
Shifting Gears ‘Drum Nation’ is released as a Traxsource Exclusive on 21st January 2022, followed by a wide release on 28th January 2022.
Artist: Shifting Gears
Title: Drum Nation
Label: toucan sounds
Release date: 28th January 2022
Cat No: YTCW077
01 Drum Nation
02 Average Hoshina Sound
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