Premiere: Junto Club – Alone (Curses Remix)
Amongst the open armed greetings, excited laughter and lively chatter, she couldn’t quite find her footing. It was as if there was an invisible wall she couldn’t break down. She could hear everyone else but the words to respond weren’t coming to her. How could it be that even surrounded by a room full of friendly faces and old friends, she felt isolated and alone…
After a brief release hiatus during lockdown, East London party and label Snap, Crackle & Pop get things rolling again with an EP from cult Glaswegian post punk group Junto Club. Marking their second release for SC&P following 2016’s Shiviana / Ikiryo EP which helped launch the imprint, The Alameda sees the band build on their distinct ouput, crafting a more dance-floor focused sound by letting the synths and drum machines do the talking. On the flip, both tracks get the rework treatment from Gabe Gurnsey and Groove Armada remixer Fall Forward and longtime SC&P collaborator, Ombra International boss Curses, who steers ‘Alone’ into darker realms with a punchy, driving techno take on the original.