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This is Jade Parker’s second release this year from the Manchester talent and it starts with a beautifully organic, personable track called “Reverse Our Steps” built around a range of cuts of her vocal interspersed into a dubby beat with swirls and space finding sounds that entice the listener to turn up the volume in preparation for what is to come.

Communication is the second track and again it has the true organic vibe that we expect of Jade. The drums land with punch and fizz that really drive the track forward. Her vocal seems effortless as it floats through the stereo field towards you. The instrumentation in her arsenal is smooth and carefully chosen, creating a perfect backdrop for her voice, although it’s not just a backdrop, but an intricate tapestry of musicality and music production skills that find more room for detail on every beat. This is a beautiful track with vocals rolling through each other, dove tailing of the previous line and drifting off into a magical reverb.

The rest of the EP grows off the first two tracks and I urge you to listen to it all, without me telling you exactly what’s to come. “Like No One” and “All I Need” are just as brilliant as all her other work. Rest assured, Jade Parker is making waves with her music, putting on a live show to match her style and passion for the scene, you need to take a listen to this. Oh, and it’s also available on limited edition cassette tape.

https://jadeparker.bandcamp.com/album/reverse-our-steps

Jade Parker’s Lead Me Astray EP comes with much anticipation and intrigue. ‘Closer’ introduces us the the chilled vibes, pulsating drums and beautiful vocals that really give this music producer her own space in time.

The music itself is really well produced with well balanced sounds and amazing detail in the textures that are spaced around the sonic stereo field. The drum sounds are really well polished giving a heart and soul to the music with out being over bearing to the vibe of the track. The interesting weave of melodic tones and moving textures hold the audience which leaving space for the rich vocal to cut through the mix, drift off with a subtle delay and leaves the listener wanting more.

This is a mesmerising track and a really nice way to be introduced to Jade Parker’s sounds if you haven’t already heard them. The rest of the EP is excellent.

The video adds another dimension to the track so its worth a watch!