Garage connoisseur DJ Q has revealed details for his next full-length record and first studio album in some eight years, ‘Est. 2003’.
The next record from Q follows his 2014-released album ‘Ineffable’, and promises to delve back into the UKG roots of DJ Q’s sound and go ‘back to basics’, according to the producer.
“NEW MUSIC,” DJ Q announced on Instagram yesterday. “THIS ALBUM TAKES IT BACK TO BASICS WITH A COLLECTION OF 11 UK GARAGE TRACKS,” he said.
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Set for release on Local Action Records on September 23, ‘Est. 2003’ will receive a special limited edition CD release later this month after arriving digitally on all platforms.
The record’s lead single, ‘Sweet Day’ is out now featuring UKD legend Todd Edwards - marking the first collaborative track between the pair. Elsewhere, DJ Q has teamed up with Local Action favourite Finn on ‘Speedy Gs’ released last month.
‘Est. 2003’ is also set to feature artists including Hans Glader, Shola Ama, Sharda, Lily McKenzie, and Star.One.
Pre-order ‘Est. 2003’ here, listen to the record’s lead single ‘Sweet Day’ with Todd Edwards, and find the tracklist below.
01. Pipe Dreams (with Hans Glader)
02. It's You
03. Speedy Gs (with Finn)
04. I Can't Stay (with Shola Ama & Hans Glader)
05. Sweet Day (with Todd Edwards)
06. Love Me Like (with Lily McKenzie & Star.One)
07. Thief in the Night (with Hans Glader)
08. Heavy Like Lead (with Sharda)
09. Close Your Eyes
10. I Couldn't See
11. All That I Could
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