Now Is The Time
Deeper Shades Recordings
Catalog Number: DSOH006
October 8th 2008
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Impressed by Barack Obama’s speech in front of more than 200,000 people in Berlin, Germany on July 24th 2008, German producer Matt Flores was inspired to create a new Deep House track.
Using warm and driving beats, moving percussion and bass line, syncopated synth stabs and spheric pads, the arrangement keeps building until it climaxes into a break featuring an excerpt of before mentioned speech.
Personal message from Lars Behrenroth:
After I played ‘Now Is The Time’ on Deeper Shades of House show #260, I received a great amount of messages and emails and the tracks impact made me realize that it needs to be released and heard by many people before the upcoming US presidential election on November 4th 2008.
Matt Flores (Düsseldorf / Germany) has published countless works of art during the past few years and released on labels like Compost Black, Combination, Farside and others.
The flow of his music is being fed by the club, being a social place and a room for the most different kinds of music to which one is able to move. Matt is a scientist, always aware of his past and the history of music, but never wanting to be retro. Being is a dancer himself, he knows how to build the most fresh danceable beats in a very unique manner.
Matt Flores' records are a staple in the bags of Àme, Manuel Tur & D-Play, Laurent Garnier, Westpark Unit just to name a few.
Boddhi Satva: New release is Sweet Like Sweetness
Scope: nice track, deep hypnotic vibes! thanks for sending .. will support!!
Marlon D: Good solid release .. quality !
Leigh Morgan: Thanks for the new music. yeah diggin this alot, really cool house music, straight in to the box, will spin this at the weekend
Kellilicious: Another spot on gem from Matt Flores... A proper deep groove and nice touch w/the Obama sample, really inspiring. Can't wait to rock the floor with this.
Tim White: Thanks for the tune - great track - will give it full support.
Pablo Martinez: FIYAH!!
Ingo Saenger: Dope Tune!
Sebastian Davidson: Awesome! Like the speech and the way it is used in the tune! Very usefull track, in the box! Thanks for sending!
Anto Vitale: Fat Jam, thanks for sendin!
Nic - connected records: i'm really feelin the matt flores mix. nice and bold one
Hali - netmusique.com: great track. love the usage of obama's speech
Ricardo Torres: excellent. very good. really like it. looking forward to play it this week end.
DJ Eder Delatore - www.djederdelatore.com: respet from brasil! "now is the time" great track my full suport, congrats
Henry Kohn, Conya: cool track
Soulkitchen - Las Vegas: The response to this track is crazy, thank you soo much for puttin it out early, .. e
DJ Rork: Very good idea !! :) Great track.. And preacher ! ;) I play and chart dis !
Mr. White: def time for this one great job .. yeah it sounds great ..
Martino: dope track - nice groove
Jask: Playing it
Atjazz: it's really nice, i really like matt flores stuff in general
Written, Arranged & Produced by Matt Flores
Mastered by Gil Tamazyan at Threshold Mastering, Santa Monica
Artwork by Kathy Behrenroth