Out on July 1st, 2022
SIDE A: Minus Group – Black Lights
SIDE B: Minus Group – Black Lights (Flute Version)
A little psych-dub masterpiece recorded in 1981 by the elusive Minus Group, a mysterious studio band led by multi-instrumentalist Enzo Minuti (aka Ezy Minus). The two tracks on this single are different arrangements of the same composition, the first, on Side A, being an afro-dub version with phrasings on sax and synth (both played by Minuti himself), weirdly processed choir vocals, and obsessively repetitive percussion. Side B, on the other hand, contains a tropical-downtempo mix, with claves and flute exuding Caribbean/cinematic vibes, as well as minimalist synths and clapping that give the impression of a jam session under the influence of psychotropic agents.
Both versions have a delicious summer flavor and will fit beautifully in any sunset DJ set.
The single anticipates the release of a compilation album of Enzo Minuti’s library music, which will be out this autumn Four Flies.