BEEF021 Shades of Gray – Slightly Messy

1: Shades of Gray – Slightly Messy
2: Shades of Gray – Log Lady
3: Shades of Gray – One Eyed Jack
4: Shades of Gray – Something Deep Inside
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Release Info:
BEEF records is very proud to present the latest offering by label heads Michal Ruzicka and Nick West, aka Shades of Gray. Shades are in top form of late with their recent EP Moog in the house reaching #6 on  the Beatport tech house chart and #3 on vinyl sales chart. They have also received support from some of the biggest names in the business with great feedback from Laurent Garnier, Slam, Hernan Cattaneo, G Pal, Phonogenic, Nick Warren, Butch, Stephan Bodzin, John Digweed, Alex Kenji  and others.
The Slightly Messy EP is a showcase of the diversity of the Shades sound – oscillating between pumping tech house, minimal and stripped back house music.
Warning: This package contains high quality material for everyone.
Oliver Klein (Mutekki, Electribe, Kling Klong, Ministry of Sound)
one eyed jack is the one! play it!!!
Milton Jackson (Freerange, NRK, Buzzin Fly)
nice grooves
Stephan Hinz (Kling Klong/Audiomatique)
Like the Log lady. Will play!
Deepchild (Rick Bull, Freerange, Get Physical)
when did Shades get so darned FONKY? I head a new direction emerging here, and i like it a lot. Haus Musik will never die! ;) Something Deep Inside wins on all counts. SOLID.
Manuel Sofia aka MOS (Ministry of Sound, Audiotherapy)
Hi guys… Log Lady is the one for me, deep and emotive tune. Slightly Messy is also good. Thank’s a lot for sending. :)
Magnus Wedberg (BIT records)
Loving this one. great EP thanks. One eyed jack is top of the game for me. Thanks
Hernan Cattaneo (Renaissance, Ministry of Sound)
log lady for me
Marc Cotterell (Siteholder/Thoughtless/Nightdrivemusic)
Slighty Messy is the winner, nice deep tech grove… will play and chart
Yves Eaux (Global DJ/producer)
excellent tracks! Slightly Messy is the one for me.
David Bowles
Hey BEEF steaks… The sound & production is very good. my all around favorite is …….. “Log Lady”….. the melodic pads remind me a lot of “GO” by Moby or the “Twin Peaks” theme track…….. while “Something deep inside” would probably move the dancefloor more & “Slightly Messy” a sharper dancefloor, not for the common ear, funny & bouncy …One Eyed Jack needs some more rhythm patterns or a second beat to add some mess to it….. good job
Da Lukas (Urbantorque, Frequenza)
yesss!!! Love so much this release, especially Lady Dog and Something Deep Inside!
love it full Support! Thank you for this
Oh my, you guys are on a roll these days. A four-tracker where I dig all 4 tracks is rare, let alone play all of them. Well, this is in that category. Hard to pick a favorite- title cut and “One Eyed Jack” are both very nice, and the “Log Lady” is gorgeous and haunting, a real stunner- but I’d say “Deep Inside” is the champ; can’t wait to play it out and watch the floor bounce. Nice work guys!
Feodor AllRight & Elena Mechta (AMDJS Radio Show)
Fresh and crazy.
“Slightly Messy” and “One Eyed Jack” are the favs. But two others are great too!
Will play it a lot and will chart it! Massive stufff!
Solaris Heights
feelin something deep inside
Great EP!
Log Lady is my favorite! Nice and Deep
One Eyed Jack is awesome too, really liking the breakdown
Another twisted track with Something Deep Inside :)
Wicked thanks, will play for sure
Jeremy Reid (Attitude Recordings)
Always dig the Shades of Grey stuff, I think One Eyed Jack is my favourite here.
Ben Irving Nish Nish (Nish Nish)
Slightly messy is a fat little badboy, full support
Log Lady is gorgeously wonky bass heavy shizzle, Cool techy vibes too. Nice one.
One Eyed Jack is simple but effecive.
Something Deep Inside wicked proper understated deep house vibes.
Another top ep. Full support. Cheers :)
valentin (cafe del mar)
all tracks are solid, slightly messy is so groove perfect to ibiza dancefloor, good job
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Sebastian Bayne (Kisu/Beef/IF?/Cliq)
My favourite Shades release to date 4.5/5! Log Lady is a great journey, nice, deep and uncomplicated. One Eyed Jack is a great late night builder.
club junque (chinese laundry)
great package, love your work!!!
Mike Callander (Haul Music – Melbourne, Australia)
Loving “Log Lady” – where do I know those keys from? Real nice. And that groove in “One Eyed Jack” is sure to get a floor moving… really digging everything from Beef! Well done.

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