Press play on Ciquita, and a guarantee you'll check your phone within a minute. Mystery, Madrid based producer Bawrut has laced his acid flecked carnival house with the single most irritating sound of all time - a mobile phone interfering with a speaker - and somehow turned it into a whole new piece of percussion. It's the kind of novelty house music was built on, and elevates Ciquita from an acid stomper to something genuinely weird. It's no surprise that Jackmaster and JD Twitch have been early supporters...
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