Amidst the press furore over Hercules And Love Affair (and indeed a good many others on the label) it’d be all too easy to forget about one of the DFA’s longest running disco infiltrators: The Juan Maclean. The former Six Finger Satellite guitarist has been responsible for some of the label’s defining early 12″s, so it’s with surefootedness that he tackles another side’s worth of zeitgeist capturing dance music. ‘Happy House’ begins with an entirely organic feel, with vivacious instrumentation and a cracking disco-pop vocal from Nancy Whang. Meanwhile, some classic house piano chords fire up for the main sequence of the track before an acidic bassline jacks up the closing stages.
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