Already known for rattling dancefloors with their warm funk-infused brand of house music, Suol label heads Chopstick & Johnjon broaden the sound palette with their debut album Twelve, delivering a superbly crafted work that favors song over track and features vocalist Chris James from Ninja Tune signed band Stateless.
Listen to snippets of the atmospheric LP (own it here) followed by a peep through Chopstick & Johnjon’s own selections of tracks to fit almost any occasion, after the jump.
Makes You Dance Like a Fool: The Bangles – “Walk Like an Egyptian”
Personal Ibiza Anthem: St Germain – “Rose Rouge (Spiller Rouge Mix)”
Chill-Out Track: Air – “La Femme D’Argent”
Sexy Time Track: Jodeci – “Freek ‘N You”
Support for a relatively unknown artist: Tender Games
Cheesy but love it anyway: Kylie Minogue – “Can’t Get You out of My Head”
Road Trip Track: Christopher Cross – “Ride Like The Wind”
Late Night: Ramsey Lewis – “Slippin Into Darkness”
Live Show Secret Weapon: Digitalism – “Zdarlight (Chopstick & Johnjon Remix)”
Pregame Track: Bob Seeger – “Night Moves”
Classic ’90s techno: Underground Resistance – “Punisher”
Classic ’90s hip-hop: EPMD – “Richter Scale”
Guilty Pleasure: Charles & Eddie – “Would I Lie To You”