- Not Valid EP
Cuttin' Headz | 03.11.2017
The Martinez Brothers’ Cuttin’ Headz labels returns with Jesse Calosso’s ‘Not Valid’ EP.
Bronx-born DJ and producer Jesse Calosso became part of the NYC-underground circuit at a young age, growing up as close friends and cohorts to the Martinez Brothers and Filsonik. It’s been a natural evolution for Jesse from friendship to label mates and ‘Not Valid’ marks Jesse’s fourth release between Cuttin’ Headz and Tuskegee, a homage to the days of classic New York house and garage music, combining the weighty bass lines, swinging percussion and soulful vocals that defined the genres, with the cutting-edge eccentricity that has made Cuttin’ Headz one of the most recognized labels globally.
Vibrant vocals and a pounding kick drum combine with distorted rhythms on ‘Not Valid’, kicking off the EP with a raw intensity. Jesse teams up with fellow NY underground legend Jean Pierre next for another high-energy track entitled ‘I Wonder’, showcasing Jesse’s prowess for sound design with an amalgamation of vocals that ebb and flow throughout the composition with hooky jazz licks.
Jesse dials it back a notch on ‘Meanz Something’, a collaborative composition with NYC mainstay David Berrie employing acid-tinged bass, groove-led drums and modulating vocal swells, Jesse then ups the energy levels with ‘Rillo’ finishing the EP with a wild vocal cut that meshes with the punchy bass and raw shuffled percussion perfectly.
Jesse Calosso’s ‘Not Valid’ EP is out on Cuttin’ Headz 3rd November 2017.
- Jesse Calosso - Not Valid
- Jesse Calosso and Jean Pierre ft. Sebastian Sozzi - I Wonder
- Jesse Calosso and David Berrie - Meanz
- Jesse Calosso - Rillo