vinyl only. extended precision-tooled killers on this latest ep from specialist label assemble music, which reunites daze maxim with his long-time friend and collaborator patrick specke. the two put their considerable dj experience to the proof on two serious heads-down weapons aimed squarely at the floor: ‘battery’ rides a threatening bassline and loose, propulsive percussion through a series of phased synth lines that envelop and disorientate, while the portside waves-esque bass swells on drag me massage the eardrums and direct the feet. completing the ep in complementary fashion is chromosome, which brings some more skip to proceedings, its shuffling percussion, pitchbent bassline and melodic accents all interlocking to form an irresistible groove. primed and ready for action and only on vinyl – get it while it’ hot.
its always good to grow slowly and lasting. a sagacity that patrick specke, our very good friend from düsseldorf, internalized. in three years he only released three mesmerizing and breathtaking eps on labels like kahlwild and desolat. now he enters the floor with some smiling excursions of deepness on hello?repeat. we are very happy to have you on board mister specke!!!
20 years time, when vinyl diggers are hunting the most obscure house and techno treasures from the 90s and noughties, theyll probably turn to expert patrick specke for assistance. this dj and producer from düsseldorf is dedicated to the machines that he uses to craft his metallic, shimmying tunes - but hes equally committed to collecting the best pieces of vinyl that walk the earth. you can hear it in his tracks for this desolat release: a solid understanding of the space between the beats and the subtly textured samples that help make up a fine dance-floor groove. tracks like get me out and bitchual linestepper use tight drum loops to build the kind of stealth attack that lends itself to dancefloor damage. on naggin me the building blocks that make up the classiest 4/4 recordings are reshuffled and stretched out - from here to mars and back