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Tom Chubb

"I Don't Know What I Can Do"

Label: Huge Music

2019 Jun 04     
2 Bit Thugs

London's Tom Chubb is at the controls for Huge Music's first ever release

What we have here is that most exciting of prospects, the debut release from a brand new label – in this instance, UK imprint Huge Music.

I Don't Know What I Can Do is the work of Tom Chubb, a London-based DJ/producer with 25 years' DJing experience, a Kinky Malinki residency and releases on labels such as Kidology, Reel House and Zulu under his belt. In its Original form, it's a midtempo affair with a broken-hearted female vocal front and centre, underpinned by stabby chords and densely-layered atmospherics, making for a cut that's sure to soundtrack many an Ibiza sundown (or sun-up) this summer, and that's accompanied by a Radio Edit for maximum exposure.

Elsewhere on the EP, the Alexny Remix is a deeper pass with an epic, spaced-out feel while, after a dramatic, bass-heavy intro, BlindB takes us into (thankfully not too) broken beat territory. But the killer here for me is the remix from label boss Southside Son, whose Rhodes-tastic rub will have fellow lovers of classic garage in raptures!

On this evidence, Huge Music is going to be a label you might wanna look out for. I know I will be.

Words: Russell Deeks

Release date: 27 May (Traxsource) / 7 June (general release)





Review Score: 8




Tags: Tom Chubb, Huge Music, Alexny, BlindB, Southside Son, house, broken beat, garage