Female house and progressive duo Eli & Fur have left a lasting mark on the electronic music industry over the past couple of years, releasing their music on labels such as Crosstown Rebels, Gruuv, Positiva, and Nothing Else Matters, as well as also heading up their own NYX Music imprint, where releases have come from Maya Jane Coles, Audiojack, and OC & Verde in the past. The pair close out the first half of 2021 with the release of their debut studio album, Found In The Wild. The project includes
12 tracks in total and boasts a runtime just over 50 minutes. It comes on James Grant and Above & Beyond’s Anjunadeep, an imprint which is held in high regard amongst fans of progressive, and which has also released long players from Jon Gurd, CRi, Cubicolor, and Lane 8. Found In The Wild combines a dreamy, melodic, and spiritual soundscape of vocals, drums, basslines and synth melodies, that glide through house, deep house, progressive, and tech house. It’s a versatile album that brings a consistent and well thought out sound , one that is quite clearly geared towards the dancefloor but could work equally as well on radio or in your headphones, it also features a couple of tracks that are more relaxed, downtempo cuts, such as Broken Parts, Am I Even Human?, and Wild Skies. Below we have suggested some starting points for the album, including some recommendations from Eli & Fur’s past work, and a few similar albums that are worth your time if you’re feeling this one.
Where to start:
Come Back Around – Deep, harmonising & melodic house track
Big Tiger – Big tech house grooves and fiery basslines
Walk The Line – Some of the best melodies on the album
Previous from Eli & Fur:
The Pressure EP (2021, Positiva)
Next To Me EP (2021, Nothing Else Matters)
If you like this then check out:
Yotto – Hyperfall LP (2018, Anjunadeep)
Dusky – Outer LP (2016, Polydor Records)
Eli & Fur – Found In The Wild is out now on Anjunadeep.