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DJ Dea announces new EP ‘Glazer Drum’

The record will be out on Peggy Gou's label Gudu Records

  • Becky Buckle
  • 15 November 2021
DJ Dea announces new EP ‘Glazer Drum’

Gudu Records has announced the release of the EP ‘Glazer Drum’ by Indonesian DJ Aradea Barandana better known as Dea to be available on November 24.

The label, owned by previous Mixmag cover artist Peggy Gou, began back in 2019 and has since released work by DMX Krew, JRMS and more. This EP is also known as GUDU008 as it’s the label’s eighth EP.

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Dea made his name in Indonesia’s Sun Down Circle collective and from there is now one of the country’s most recognisable DJs with fans including DJ Harvey, Mr. Scruff and Gilles Peterson. Gilles Peterson had said that Dea was the best DJ he’d seen in a decade after watching him spin back in 2017 at Potato Head Beach Club.

This EP is to be his most extensive collection of solo work yet with the track ‘Glazer Drum’ at the forefront.

As an artist that enjoys collaboration, Dea includes Grigoris Nikolaou narrating the track ‘Zaria Sto Chaos’ and Gabber Modus Operandi’s Ican Harem voicing in ‘Mahfudzot’. The EP also finishes with a remix of the track ‘Mahfudzot’ by French producer I:Cube whose best known for trading remixes with Daft Punk in the 90s.

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The EP’s artwork was created by South Korean Jee-ook Choi who has also illustrated other work from Gudu Records from Peggy Gou’s latest track, ‘I Go’ to Maurice Fulton’s 2020 ‘Earth EP’.

In an Instagram post, Peggy Gou said: “So excited for this one, this EP is too good!”

Dea has also posted on Instagram a video of him performing the track ‘Glazer Drum’.

The track ‘Glazer Drum’ is available to stream now along with the pre-order of the full EP before its official release on November 24th.

Becky Buckle is Mixmag's Digital Intern, follow her on Twitter

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