Glasgow-based producer Octo Champ follows up his Not Quite Here Yet EP with his second four-track EP Southern Uplands. Taking inspiration from the more tropical corners of the musical spectrum the EP is packed with conga rhythms, vocal hooks, electronic patterns, guitar chops and more. A man of many talents Octo Champ is one-half of DJ/promoter duo Rigid Disco, running parties in London at Corsica Studios, Bussey Building, Canavan’s Pool Hall as well as nights in Glasgow. Take a listen to the EP’s upbeat opening cut Make Heaven and shake a leg. Blast it below. Grab the vinyl or digital download via the Shapes of Rhythm’s Bandcamp page.
- Make Heaven