People are still talking about DJ Heather's set at this year's Om Records WMC party. Still touring in support of last year's Summer Sessions 2 compilation (a joint effort with Om Records veteran Onionz), she's been putting in a ton of studio hours toward a forthcoming artist album. Along with that, Heather's own record label, Blackcherry Recordings, requires plenty of workaday nurturing, as does the planning of her forthcoming slot on an Om artists' tour with Colette and Andy Caldwell, launching in June.
Her soul-marinated chill house recipe is enigmatic at times, hypnotic in a sneaky way. Immersed in one of her down-tempo tracks, you might not notice the bouncy, let's-party repetition seeping in until your feet are suddenly, completely out of your control. Can't hate it, though.
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