RETROFIT project got off to a cracking start earlier this year, the first release achieving top positions on the vinyl and download charts of the major stores and receiving DJ support from such modern luminaries as The Revenge, Catz N Dogz, dOP and Brendon Moeller. Now RETROFIT head Jay SHepheard teams up with Matthew Burton and his partner Kate Rathod to deliver a fine slice of electronic deepness for the second installment. Matthew has been cutting his teeth in the scene lately with releases on Denmark’s Connect Four and London’s Leftroom while in future talks are afoot of a Burton release on the much coveted Wolf + Lamb. Again we have four tracks on the EP; stripped back, jacking and melodic grooves that will touch the soul of all true music heads out there.

All tracks written and produced by Matthew Burton, Kate Rathod & Jay Shepheard.
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Artwork and design by Shucks

A1: “Open Your Soul” Matthew Burton & Kate Rathod
A2: “Natural Attraction” Matthew Burton & Kate Rathod (Jay Shepheard remix)
B1: “Reject The Rhythm” Jay Shepheard & Matthew Burton
B2: “Soul Line” Matthew Burton

… some DJ feedback

Baby G (LSB / Dance Disorder)
Wow!! They sound amazing!! Proper deep shit, Love it.
Til Von Sein (Supplent Facts / Morris Audio)
Dope release again! cant tell which i like most ..maybe urs and the matthew one..
Mano Le Tough
The release is really nice. Mad deep stuff, my fav is Reject The Rhythm lovely atmosphere and melodic elements! Keep em coming!
Catz N Dogz (Mothership / Get Physical)
Once again amazing release by Retrofit,all 4 tracks perfect for summer!
Martin – King Roc / Two Armadillos (Dessues / Cocoon)
A great second EP by Retrofit… The Jay Shepheard remix of Natural Attraction is a really nice deep house record. Very interesting ep all toegther but this is the one I find the most playable. Will support for sure 🙂
James Flavor (Dirt Crew)
Dope package. Reject The Rhythm is my fave…
Nuno Dos Santos (Compost Black)
Thanx for the promo. Really like Reject The Rhythm!
Matrin Eyere (Kilng Klong / Buzin Fly)
thanks much for sending me tha promo. I really like this release. I will defo play in my radio show next sat.
Dan Beumont (Disco Blodbath)
Thanks much for this, loving this lot as well especially Reject The Rhythm & Soul Line. Love the hypnotic dubbed-out groove of RTR…Soul Line is fantastic driving wonky bassline underpinning lovely bluse chords.
Mark Henning (Soma / Clink)
really nice 2nd release! wow.. am impressed! a1 and b2 are my favs – lush!
nice one 🙂
Max Cooper
I was very excited to see a collaborative release between two of my favourite artists of the moment, and even more excited when I heard the delivery for retrofit 02 – Open your soul, and Jay Shepheard’s mix of Natural Attraction are really great tracks, will play and chart.
POL_ON (Get Physical / Pets)
Thx for the really nice stuff. Natural Attraction Jay Shepheard remix is our fav! Like Soul Line for chill time J
Matt Tolfry ( Leftroom / Cocoon)
Loving all the tracks on this release, my favs are the Jay Shepheard remix and Soul Line by Matthew Burton.
Zev Eisenberg (Wolf + Lamb)
Reject The Rhythm is my favorite, hands in the air slo-mo cowbell grinding! Thanks for sending! 4/5
Patrick Bateman (Tictactoe / Connect Four)
New release on Retrofit sounds very nice. I’m mostly into the A2 Shepheard remix but also A1 is cool!
Ben Start (Secretsundaze / Secret Agency)
Really like your [Jay Shepheard] remix and Matts gurgling acid track on the B2, nice!
Edo Salgado & Mark Fader (Elevator People Amsterdam)
Fantastic Sound on Retrofit! Our Favorites are Reject The Rhythm and Soul Line both wicked for warming up or groving on!! Thanks.
Michelle Owen (Dirt Crew Recordings)
Another great release from RETROFIT and will support! Great to see Matthew on the rise!
James Huxley (Pulse Radio)
Taken me a couple of listens to get into this one, but persistence has paid off.Really digging Reject The Rhythm and especially Natural Attraction.Nice work.

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