Not an ensemble, and not from Detroit. But make no mistake, Danilo Plessow AKA Motor City Drum Ensemble is a formidable force to be reckoned with in underground circles. Injecting some much needed soul into the often linear house and techno sound, with huge disco influence, German MCDE is muso’s choice in a sea of uniformity. Standing out from the crowd is good. But standing out from the crowd in style is a rarity. Plessow nails both.