Play 6 (Bet On Love)

by Alex Maragos

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Grecian artist Alex Maragos serves up the 9th Silk Textures release: the atmospheric and sultry "Play 6 (Bet on Love)". We last heard from Maragos on his equally seductive remix of Gridlocked's "Balancing Act - released on label affiliate Silk Sofa. The Original Mix begins with gentle hats and evocative pad sweeps; other elements quite subtly emerge, including a gurgling bassline and a light background keyboard melody. In the main break, we are treated to an archival film sample of a casino "craps" game, which offers the titular gambling/love double entendre.

Dapple Apple caps off a breakthrough year - with acclaimed tracks on various divisions of Silk - with a more "classic" deep house take. The talented Ukrainian artist remains faithful to the mood of the original mix, while kicking the beat up a notch, as well as enhancing the various pad and synth stab effects.

Finally, Mistique Music founders Michael & Levan and Stiven Rivic have graced us with an ambitious downtempo interpretation. Their remix begins with the aforementioned cinematic sample and sweeps; yet, most of the elements that follow are completely unique to their version. The breathtaking main "break," with it's symphonic strings and airy female vox, is truly stunning.


released December 7, 2010


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