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EP Review: Zoura DS 'Who's To Say EP'

Zoura DS: Sharp, tight and groovy AF!

Legit, these guys are funky as hell with their melodies and pumping four-on-the-floor beats got my groove on and attention during the many enjoyable listens to their new EP, 'Who’s To Say'.

The talented Australian producers from Sydney are back, driving me forward, up, down and sideways as my fingers dance away, shaking my booty in the middle of the night while writing this review. No shit, it's 1 A.M. and I’m feeling buzzed, going through their collection of music on Spotify now instead of sleeping. I guess music has that effect on me, and I’m guessing that you might feel the same way maybe? Love, right? Regardless of the time, they’re on my radar now as they return with “Who’s To Say” with an electrifying two-track EP that pays homage to the timeless elements of House music and Funk.

Their recent release have already garnered widespread attention, receiving airplay on some of the hottest radio stations, including Toolroom and Dirtybird Radio. Moreover, their music has found its way into the DJ sets of artists such as Claptone, Eldeanyo, Riva Starr, and Tiësto, cementing their reputation as rising stars in the electronic music scene and building up the Australian repertoire of quality home grown production.

Zoura DS in black and white on pink background
Uplifting House - Zoura DS deliver the grooves. Image: Facebook

What sets Zoura DS apart is their ability to seamlessly blend an eclectic array of influences, ranging from Jazz to Funk and Soul, into an auditory sensation of jackin' percussion and irresistible rhythms with really uplifting vocal samples in there. Something which I always appreciate, it gives me a story and theirs is a super positive one. Respect!

These tracks are a testament to their craftsmanship, designed with a deep appreciation for traditional instruments that will resonate with music enthusiasts of all kinds, no wonder it’s been getting so much well deserved attention.

As they release their new powerhouse EP, Zoura DS gets your funk shoes on and takes you on a sonic journey that makes you hop, bop and jiggle, drop, stop and wiggle? Er, I don’t know, it sounded good when I was writing it, but don’t mind me and my silliness - have a listen for yourself!

With their mastery of diverse musical elements and instrumentation, they continue to push the boundaries of the genre, delivering a fresh and exhilarating sound that is bound to captivate both new and seasoned listeners alike. With the “Who’s To Say” EP, Zoura DS invite you to experience the fusion of classic and contemporary, a testament to their dedication to the art of electronic music.

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About the Author

Andrei Satcau is a multitalented artist, producer, photographer/videographer soon-to-be author working with some of the biggest names in music shooting concerts. As a cameraman, Andrei has shot some of the best and continues to do so. In front of the camera, andrei does regular acting work. He is a multifaceted individual who loves to create and believes that anyone can do anything if they set their mind. His label Shutterdre launched in 2021, creating various sounds from hip hop to drum and bass, cinematic ambient soundscapes to pumping psytrance and techno under the artist name Thracos and Shutterdre.

His roots run deep in the world of entertainment, having served as a production manager for the Melbourne International Comedy Festival where he toured with comedic talents around Australia and Asia. His adventures have also taken him under the sea as an underwater photographer and dive master. Generally, he likes to do it all, give it his all, and inspire others to do the same.

His new book “Self” will be available early next year, writing is a newfound passion for him. He also has a new album which is almost finished. He views life on the wild side and inspires others to step outside of their comfort zone and find the best version of themselves through regular discomfort, focus and reflection. You can find Andrei on socials under the handle @shutterdre!


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