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Tom Ries
Comeback Kid EP

Comeback Kid EP

Artists

Tom Ries

Catno

LKDNV07

Formats

1x Vinyl 12"

Country

Netherlands

Release date

Jun 18, 2024

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Amsterdam's Locked-In imprint continues its hot streak with LKDNV07, a four-track EP by Offenbach's Tom Ries titled "Comeback Kid." This release showcases Ries' talent for crafting immersive, emotionally charged house narratives.

The title track sets a warm, rolling groove with organic percussion and lush synths, creating a hypnotic late-night vibe. "Deepfried Diversion" blends soulful keys with driving rhythms for a true dancefloor odyssey.

On the B-side, "One Eighty" combines classic house sensibilities with modern flair, featuring an undulating bassline and ethereal melodies. The EP concludes with "Rieses Pieces," a transcendent exploration of pure groove with interlocking rhythms and euphoric breakdowns.

Available in 2 months

Aug 21, 2024

Media: Mi
Sleeve: M

15.5€*

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A1

Comeback Kid

A2

Deepfried Diversion

B1

One Eighty

B2

Ries's Pieces

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