Long awaited repress of Tenderlonious’ groundbreaking On Flute EP, originally released back in 2016. This stunning six track EP demonstrates how diverse Tenderlonious’s musicianship is as he embellishes each song with his signature flute sound.
Ghana sets the pace of the record with up-tempo afro beats, complimented by keys, strings, a distinctive lead synth and of course a soaring flute solo. Autumn Leaves follows with a more UK broken-beat flavour, revealing a darker sense of atmosphere. Other tracks include the modern classic Song For My Father (as featured on Kamaal Williams forthcoming DJ-Kicks compilation), an upbeat number fusing funk and disco to create the perfect dance floor filler that builds to a climax with a wild flute solo from the man himself. In A Sentimental Mood follows and, as the title suggests, shows the listener how this producer came by his name. Tender flute inflections and sensitive lead synths, backed by quiet whispers. The EP finishes with Dale’s Corner, another broken feel on this one with delayed Rhodes supported by tasteful flute lines throughout - it leaves the listener feeling uplifted and wanting more!