Deformation Gradient, the chilling second cut of the Distorting Influence EP from VSK, Symmetrical Behaviour and Conrad Van Orton, is a dark, grinding track that threatens to fall apart, only to come back stronger, with an impending feeling of doom heightened by the spectral sounds in the background.
miércoles, 17 de octubre de 2018
martes, 16 de octubre de 2018
The long-standing collaboration between two of techno´s most respected names, Christian Smith and John Selway, continues in full effect and power, as attested by their latest EP on Tronic Music, Count Zero Part II. Royal Movement, the second cut, carries so much weight in its blanketing synths that it creates its own gravity.
lunes, 15 de octubre de 2018
Juxta Position takes us on an expedition to the deepest realms of techno in Bad Folder, part of Figure Jams 005, his split EP with Pablo Mateo on Figure. With a driving, stomping beat, the track layers on bouncing stabs that play off each other, in a sort of call-and-answer fashion.
domingo, 14 de octubre de 2018
With four tracks that range from grinding acid to symphonic techno, Victor Ruiz and Thomas Schumacher´s Apollo II EP showcases the duo´s versatility at the studio. Opening the B-side of the record is Wonder, a tough yet melodic cut that takes the booming beats to a higher level, thanks to a dramatic string breakdown.
sábado, 13 de octubre de 2018
D-Deck and Alex Mine join forces once again, this time to produce the Icon EP, out on Phobiq Recordings, with three tracks of dark, intense techno. Closing the EP is New Odyssey, a track that feels like a chilling gust of wind thanks to stormy, enveloping synths.
viernes, 12 de octubre de 2018
UK Techno label Sleaze Records celebrates its 10-year anniversary by releasing an EP with four of its most notorious tracks remixed by top producers. Among remixes of originals by Rebekah, Bas Mooy and Flug, there´s Mark Broom´s take on Layday, a 2014 track from Par Grindvik. Equal parts melodic journey and jacked-up techno workout, this remix is sure to keep you guessing right up to the end.
jueves, 11 de octubre de 2018
Metodi Hristov crafts a powerful and melodic sonic landscape in Sofia, the title track of his latest EP on Terminal M. A jumpy bassline and flying hi-hats provide the bedrock that anchors the floating synths above, bringing both the fury and the drama.