Cotch have spent the last couple of years running some of the best parties in South London, making a name for themselves with finely curated line ups that join the dots between grime, funky, kwaito, afrobeats, RnB, and the wavey outer reaches of trap - all played to basements rammed with sweaty ravers.
It was only a matter of time before Cotch kicked off a record label of their own, and who better to open the account than Jumping Back Slash. JBS has been based in South Africa for the last decade, mixing the intricate rhythms and yearning melodies of SA styles with UK bass pressure. Having worked with everyone from Spoek Mathembo to Okmalumkoolkat, the Slow Oceans Ep sees the producer step up a gear, dropping a six track EP that travels from uptempo nods towards SA styles such Gqom, Kwaito and Pitori House, all the way down to track we're premiering today; a pigeon-hole defying mix of ominously paced RnB carried on a wave of ocean deep bass.
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