Daley Padley almost quit making music before the Hot Since 82 project got a big break. In a 2014 , Daley confessed that he ‘wasn’t even quite sure if I was going to start producing music again’. Whatever caused the change heart, we’re thankful, because the timeless catalog Hot Since 82 has defined a generation deep house. A true clublife success story, Noir found him behind the decks on the White Isle and the rest was history. Nods from the likes Pete Tong paired with an original sound that revitalized deep house, Daley’s project is a household name in the dance community.
Now that Daley has a label and Ibiza night his own, the Hot Since 82 brand pushes the boundaries house music and the traditional release structure. ‘8-Track’ is Daley’s latest concept album on Knee Deep In Sound. Broader than an EP but conceptually not an album, these eight new original tracks and is the latest in a string major projects.
The album’s first track ‘Buggin’ is a classic Hot Since 82 cut seductive vocals and warm bassline all framed on a foundation house. Jem Cooke’s mesmerizing vocals in combination with Hot Since 82’s signature groove make for the perfect 3am journey through the dancefloor this summer. Stream the single and keep you ear out for more news on the 8-track project.