The original synthwave/retrowave “Summer’s Long Shadows” by Hana Sent featuring Dana Jean Phoenix, is 360° reconstructed with the DUBBY – Crayon Mortel, BASSY – Double Precision, SLOWLY – Jack Bags, DREAMY – Martino Nencioni, and TRIPPY – Tracya.
“Summer’s Long Shadows (feat. Dana J. Phoenix)” is the synthwave / retrowave hedonist side of Hana Sent. The song awakens the romantic nostalgia related to the distant adolescence of the 80s, for those who have lived it and for those who are experiencing it today.
Crayon Mortel who takes the reins for the first half of the release, getting things underway courtesy of ’Everything has to end somewhere’, a luscious jam with echoes of Gui Boratto at his Kompakt best. A track that quickly emerges into the sort of ethereal cut that Four Tet would be proud of, it’s immediate form the off that this is electronic music with soul. ‘Blossoms’ keeps matters ticking over with more twinkling melodies and unusual soundscapes, before ‘Cantalupe’ is characterised by its clever synth stabs and shrewd vocals. Mortel’s final contribution here is ‘The Third Night’. Another track that emphasises the producer’s eclecticism, it glides at a wonderful pace before it engulfs the listener in a warm glow. Truly stunning stuff, we’re sure you’ll agree.