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Selections: Lyric Hood

In this series, Selections, we invite DJs, producers and label heads to dig into their digital crates and share the contents of their Bandcamp collections. This week, Lyric Hood steps up with dark techno cuts, chilled out house, and reminders of Detroit and Chicago

As well as making up one half of Floorplan alongside her father and Underground Resistance founding member, Robert Hood, Lyric Hood is a force to be reckoned with as a solo artist.

Hailing from Detroit, Lyric first became part of Floorplan back in 2014 after taking over the decks from her dad during his set at the city’s revered Movement Festival. Since, she's become a fully fledged part of the Floorplan name. They released their first EP as a duo, which included the anthemic 'Tell You no Lie', back in 2016.

To date, Lyric has release three solo EPs via Robert Hood’s M-Plant imprint: ‘Nineteen / 11:11’, ‘Everything / Social Distance’ and ‘Not Enough / Praise Up’. On each, she explores her love of house and techno, bridging the gap between the two sounds and showcasing her deep-rooted understanding of the genres.

Earlier this year, Floorplan made their debut on Luke Solomon’s Classic imprint with a two-track EP, before following it up this month with signature big chords, vocal hooks and unrelenting techno in the form of ‘Get My Mansion Ready / Out Of Control’. 

To round off a year of epic releases, Lyric Hood steps up for this week’s Selections with a series of dark techno cuts, chilled out house, and reminders of Detroit and Chicago.

Fleur Shore
'FS Editz Vol. 1'

“We love the feel of this EP! It definitely has a Floorplan energy and it’s music we absolutely would play.

Astronomical Telegram
'Aquí'

“A delightfully experimental track with an hypnotic feel. This track is a track we would have on our flash drives.

Hecate Legacy
'The Lost Pages of Bestiary'

“This track is the definition of dark, almost Gothic techno, with a hard kick and powerful sounds.”

Russell E.L. Butler
'Collective Response to Giving Up'

“Hard Techno at its best. It’s definitely a great track. It gets the blood flowing.”

bw
'1520'

“This track has a minimal sound to it. It’s a great track with a lot of energy.”

tonema
'smooz'

“This track gives us chill house vibes. It’s a sound we have been listening to lately. And we love the groove of it.”

Her Noise Is Violence
'Into The Void'

“We absolutely would play this track in our sets. It’s strong and has a lot of depth to it. It’s a show stopper.”

DJOKO
'Hooked On You'

“This track reminds us of old school Chicago House but with a disco twist to it.” 

Matt Correa
'She Is'

“This track is unique house track. It has a freshness to it that we all need. We like the brick house lyric as well.” 

Jeremy
'Soul Kicks'

“This track has a Detroit feel to it. It reminds us of home. And we love tracks that makes us feel at home.”

Amy Fielding is DJ Mag's digital staff writer and fashion editor. Follow her on Twitter here @amebbbb

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