Published on May 24, 2014
Having built a reputation in their home nation of Italy under various solo and collaborative aliases, Thomas Schwartz & Fausto Fanizza come together once again for their debut Anjunadeep release, "You Would / Mad Dog".
The opening track on Above & Beyond's new "Anjunabeats Volume 11" compilation, "You Would" is a masterful piece of emotive electronic music. Setting the mood perfectly in the mix, it's a skilled blend of moody atmospherics, drawing from classic progressive elements and deep house grooves, subtly wound together with melancholic vocals and piano melodies.
"Mad Dog" steps up a gear, again combining dark tones with driving percussion in another sophisticated production. Delicate melodics make way for discordant strings and a surging bass riff as things build to an intense peak.