News — Joshua James

Out Now: Joshua James 'Marlene'

Joshua James continues a run of infectious singles on Phantasy with a brooding, dreamlike turn into the night on ‘Marlene’, accompanied by two contrasting remixes from Swiss master, Deetron.Download or buy the 12" hereBeginning with the timeless texture of joyous, eighties NYC house, ‘Marlene’ soon introduces an inquisitive vocal sample, as an elegant conversation explores love and tolerance. Nonetheless, leaving little time for chin stroking, the track instead cautiously circles the pleasure at the epicentre of the dance floor, venturing into more introspective, late-night territory, culminating in an unexpected and cathartic release of psychedelic electro. Reflecting the energy and imagination...

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Torture The Artist Premiere: Joshua James - Marlene (Deetron Remix)

Ahead of the release, Torture The Artist premiere the mighty Deetron Remix of Joshua James ‘Marlene’. Listen now above and read their review here Download or buy the 12" vinyl here

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New Phantasy screen savers

Freshen up your device with our brand new Terr, Ghost Culture and Joshua James screen savers, available to download for free from the Phantasy webstore alongside existing ones of Erol Alkan, Daniel Avery and Beyond The Wizards Sleeve artwork. Download them here

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Out now: Joshua James 'Journeys In Love' featuring Joe Goddard remix

Following his debut on Phantasy earlier in 2019, Joshua James returns to the label with ‘Journeys In Love’, complimented by a propulsive remix from Joe Goddard. Flipping the ruthless sleaze and hi-NRG of ‘Coarse’ on its head, the XOYO and Rinse FM resident presents a release that soundtracks the deeper, more vulnerable and always joyous aspects of London’s queer nightlife culture.Stream, download and buy the 12" here ‘Journeys In Love’ lands with immediate effect, building steadily and confidently around a trippy sample and the hugely pleasurable push-and-pull of James’ synths. Breathing deeply and suspended in red-light, James’ new production tastefully...

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