Be prepared to be wowed, as Crosstown Rebels deliver a serious slice of hot and original music from new talent Russ Yallop AKA Rusty James. ‘I Can’t Wait’ and ‘Rock Me’ are two infectious cuts with star appeal.
Combining the magnetism of disco with the raw energy and mystique of contemporary house music, Russ Yallop invents a new breed of dance music. A side ‘I Can’t Wait’ is unforgettable for its contagious bassline, flirtatious vocal cries, cosmological synths and perpetual breakdowns. With just as much appeal and even more originality, B side ‘Rock Me’ leans on funk laden stabs chopped into sonic grooves and humming vocals, drawing towards a beautiful climax that feels familiar and content.
Part of a new breed including close friends and peers Jamie Jones, Lee Foss, Richie Ahmed and Robert James, Russ Yallop’s sound is infected with warm charm and endless energy. Fusing fun into dance music again, these young artists are creating a new strain of house music that is currently taking the underground movement by storm and promises bright things for the future.
Russ Yallop has been a long term friend of the Rebels, his talent growing as each year passes, 2010 has seen him release on labels such as Mothership and Leftroom as Rusty James. ‘I Can’t Wait / Rock Me’ takes him to another level and heralds another exciting young artist from the Rebel camp.
Crosstown Rebels have debut artist albums due from exciting new talents Deniz Kurtel and Art Department in the coming months as well as a Rebel Rave compilation looking at the present sound of the forward-thinking label. Always looking for fresh energy they continue to shake up the current underground scene.