London producer Kahniche debuts his brand new Shadow Stance imprint
We've got another great track exclusive for you today, as iDJ brings you a first chance to hear Joy by UK producer Kahniche. The track is taken from the Awoken EP, which is out on his own Shadow Stance label on Friday.
Raised in London with a singer for a father, Kahniche was attracted to the music industry from a very young age and started DJing in his teens, drawn first to jungle and then to UK garage. Today, his is a sound that takes classic UKG tropes and gives them a techy, more contemporary twist, creating something that's both distinctly British and 100% fresh.
The Awoken EP is the first in a series called Permission, and also happens to be Shadow Stance's first-ever release. Elsewhere on the EP you can find the stomping Deeper with its spacey, almost Orb-like intro, the rave era-nodding You and the urgent, driving, piano-sprinkled Awoken itself, but our ears were most drawn to the classic stylings of this little bumper…