Release Date: Sep 20, 2011
Record label: Strictly Rhythm Records
Reinvention can be tricky. Get it right, and you can become a master of musical metamorphosis like Bjork. Get it wrong, and you end up with David Bowie's's drum & bass period. Most artists trying to scrape their way out of a pigeonhole go for one of two tried-and-tested routes. The first, which we ….
A well-produced set, albeit lacking in abundant originality. Lou Thomas 2011 Ben Westbeech’s auspicious 2007 debut album, Welcome to the Best Years of Your Life, included Get Closer, a terrific liquid drum‘n’bass tune co-produced with DJ Die. The album also saw the versatile Westbeech unleash the occasional smooth-house triumph like Hang Around, alongside slick retro-fitted funk numbers like Dance With Me.