Dana Ruh and Anthea collaborate

Dana Ruh – Like A River

Dana Ruh has been tipped for great things this year by the likes of DJ Mag, and you can see why on her latest single in collaboration with friend Anthea. It lands on Dana’s own Brouqade imprint and sees the two women drop some moody tech house par excellence with remixes from Nina Soul and Van Bonn.

Opener ‘Like A River’ is just that, a fluid, meandering slice of deep and darkened tech with spare percussion, skittish hits and ever-rising synths. It might be Dana’s classiest cut yet. The first remix by Van Bonn deals in plenty of Basic Channel dub techno swirls, with ambient synths and a indecipherable vocal snippet wooing you into a woozy hypnosis. Finally, Nina Soul adds a little more grey scale grit to the track and lets her rhythms get a little looser as they ripple endlessly like a train on a track. This is tasty stuff all round.