Formerly Boise-based duo R7 are releasing their second EP, following up their massively successful debut EP, Superhero, last fall. The duo, made up of duo Elizabeth Thompson and Brandon Scott, were also known as Rubicon 7, but have since shortened the moniker to go with what most were already calling them. No matter their name, the music R7 creates cuts through the noise and wobbles so prevalent in dance music today. Their original tunes, and alternate mixes, are everything that house music fans have known and loved for years, with a contemporary stamp that is uniquely R7.
Northwest favorites who’ve grown their fan-base with their quality tunes and passion for music, R7’s ability to guide you through genres without your awareness makes all of their original products worth a listen. Their debut EP, Superhero, came out last fall and boomed into the Beatport Top 10 in three different genre-categories. While Close Your Eyes leans towards a progressive house feel, between the original tunes and their club mixes, R7 can’t help themselves but add bits of electro, techno, trance, and more throughout the EP.
Close Your Eyes is due out via Clubstream exclusively on Beatport on August 21st, with the general release on September 18th. We’ll be enjoying the preview, and the duo’s weekly radio show ‘Under The Influence’ each Friday morning, as we count down the days until it’s released. Also, don’t forget to check out their weekly radio show, Under The Influence, which airs every Friday at 9 a.m. PT over on Digitally Imported radio!