Crosstown Rebels honcho Damain Lazarus has teamed up with Simian Mobile Disco super producer James Ford to form new outfit Ancient Moons. The end result is a little different from your standard Crosstown fare, with Lazarus getting all mystical on us, roping in a couple of Pakastani Qawwali singers and effusing (on the press release anyway) that ;There is nothing that compares to DJing under the stars in the night air or being responsible for soundtracking the rising of the sun in the morning and I wanted to create an album that reflects these beautiful moments."
This, in practice, translates into Lazaurs and Ford recreating Cafe Del Mar via a Shoreditch warehouse. The PR would lead us to believe that a whole smorgasboard of people are getting very excited about this new project (mentioning Skrilex , the BBC Asian Network and Carl Craig in the same sentence takes some doing) but we're currently a little perplexed. Isn't this all a bit - y'know - shit? Surely crusties have been banging out this sort of dodginess in the Glastonbury Green Fields since 1992? Or are we missing something? The Megadog revival starts here...
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