Ruby My Dear – Ginkgo EP
The 10th release for the commercial arm of the fruitful label Acroplane is on the horizon, as often with their releases it’s a new name to these ears, but again, as often with their releases, one that really grabbed my interest from the off.
Ruby My Dear is a French producer, whose name, I’m going to step out a limb here, is I believe in homage to the track of the same name by the great Thelonious Monk. Seems I’m behind the times with Ruby My Dear as Braincore describe him thus
a well renowned master of melodic, intricate breakcore. His tunes whip up a frenzy of delicate leads and rinsing grooves that will get everyone moving to his very unique beat.
Ginkgo, a 5 track release answers pretty conclusively to that calling. Playful, creative sampling and when they let loose, thundering breakcore that gets the arse shaking. Of the tracks there are 2 tracks standing out for me; namely Gherkin to Chlorine and Inek. Both are sure to find their way into my setlists for the upcoming months. The promotional blurb accompanying the copy I was sent mentions this being the 2nd release of the year for Ruby, the first being Dada Twist on Peace Off. Guess what I’m going to check out?
Ruby My Dear – Ginkgo
Ruby My Dear – Mashed Rope
Ruby My Dear – Gherkin To Chlorine
Ruby My Dear – Inek
Ruby My Dear – Esik Iclik
Ruby My Dear – 7C0