Lord Of The Isles (GB)

If consistency breeds success, then crown Neil McDonald a champion. The Scottish producer has been one of dance music’s most reliable artists for several years now, releasing records on Shevchenko, Phonica and more. And although Lord of the Isles‘ sound is rooted in classic house, boogie and techno – gradually automated drums loops, big Detroit-ish synth melodies, the usual – he’s often at his best when he indulges his love of ambient and early electronic records, crafting vivid tapestries more in tune with the cosmos and the countryside than the club.
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