Sigh… There’s no cure for January is there! Well, actually, no – that’s not quite correct. At VANDIT Towers, we might just have uncovered one. Last chance for Jan-blues-beating redemption is brought to you today courtesy of Mohamed Bahi, with his first single strike of 2018.
Having opened his VANDIT account with ‘Atlas Highland’ a while back, the Casablancan producer had a stomping year of it throughout 2017. By year’s end his ‘In A Perfect World’ and ‘Habanium’ outings had both established themselves as firm VONYC listener favourites.
Crackling with positivity, sonically ‘Hope For A Cure’ expounds optimism and feel-good at every production juncture. Galvanized by a cultured 303 line at its frontend, Mohamed furthers its floor aims with echoic piano and the hookiest of intro-melodies. From there it swells into cascading note arrangements, before dropping into a bottomless ocean of sensational pad & chord swirl. Engineering the drop for greatest possible effect, Bahi allows the harmonies to climb and climb, before finally releasing its elements in one big euphoric uprush.