Dekmantel has joined forces once again with streetwear label Patta for their next collaboration project. After last year’s successful drops, the Amsterdam strongholds return with a new collection including two records and six streetwear pieces. In the run up to Dekmantel Festival in August, August 4-7, all items release in two separate drops in the upcoming weeks.
This year’s Dekmantel x Patta Collection consists of six pieces: a football jersey, an active short, a long sleeve t-shirt, a zip hooded sweater, a camp hat, and a crossbody bag. The exclusive items from this collection feature various graphic prints and co-branding from both parties. The keen eye detects for example Dekmantel Records sleeve art.
The Dekmantel x Patta garments and accessories are scheduled to release in two individual drops, with each release including a two-tracker EP and three streetwear pieces. For this year’s collection look book, Dekmantel and Patta worked together with highly anticipated creatives Bas van de Poel and Bill Tanaka.
For the first vinyl drop on July 28, Dekmantel is happy to present the repress of the sought-after 2015 Patta Anthem ‘The Best I Could Do (With What I Had)’ by Young Marco. Dusty, shuffling grooves, fuzzy analogue melodies fused at a sleep-disco pace: this is pure and distinct transportive power. On the flip Amsterdam based LA producer Suzanne Kraft racks up an excellent remix. The suspense is almost unbearable as dusty, lo-fi drums lay down rattling patterns, before Kraft brings in warm, all-enveloping synth stabs.
Also, Dekmantel family member Tom Trago returns to the label with ‘Brutal Romance’ that’s included in the second drop on August 3. Peel back a layer of blue from the Amsterdam sky and fold yourself into a blanket of haze: Trago serves up a gloomy and exhilarating house jam - a twirling stretch of hypnosis that instantly alters the mood of any dancefloor. Versatile chief Gilb’R is on remix duties, adding an extra layer of fog to the sound palette. African percussion, psychedelic chords and spaced out echoes alter a super cool, weirdo tribal shaker.
The vinyl releases will be an exclusive gift when you buy either the football jersey and active shorts in the first drop, or a zip-hooded sweater in the second drop. Please note that all items will be available on the Dekmantel and Patta webshop, at the Patta store in Amsterdam and during Dekmantel Festival 2016 only.
DEKMANTEL X PATTA 2016 Release Schedule: 28-07-2016: Football jersey + Active Shorts + Crossbody Bag + DKMNTL X PATTA 05 03-08-2016: Zip Hooded Sweater + Long Sleeve T-shirt + Camp Bag + DKMNTL X PATTA 06
DKMNTL X PATTA 05 Snippets A1 Young Marco - The Best I Could Do (With What I Had) B1 Young Marco - The Best I Could Do (With Had I Had) (Suzanne Kraft Remix)
DKMNTL X PATTA 06 Snippets A1 Tom Trago - Brutal Romance B1 Tom Trago - Brutal Romance (Gilb’R Remix)