here is the second in a series of collaboration eps which sees ce label head sync 24 team up with other artists. the low pass gateway ep is with the finish duo morphology. written over 3 trips to london in sync 24s studio and finished in finland, the guys serve up 4 tracks of dance floor aimed electro goodness.
sync 24 aka phil bolland is taking a break from his cultivated electronics label to get some well deserved binary treatment. starting out on andrea parker’s uk electro imprint touchin’ bass, phil has consistently produced electro of the highest caliber, be it his solo efforts or remixes for morphology and exaltics to name a few. twilight zones - 4 tracks of raw electro with an experimental approach, pushing the genre into what can only be described as ice cold circuit bent funk.
cultivated electronics presents the first in new series of collaboration eps which sees ce label head sync 24 joining forces with other artists. the first instalment is with the the dark electro purveyor the exaltics (bunker, clone, trust, solar one etc). together they serve up 4 moody yet diverse electro tracks synonymous with the style you would expect from both of these producers.
hot on the heels of sync 24s >we rock non-stop< ep cultivated electronics continues into 2010 with its second release for the year. ce006 sees miami meeting london via cuba, with interdimensional transmissions alpha 606 and cultivated label head sync 24 teaming up for their first full release. these two bubbly analogue electro jams follow up their 2009 debut on the touchin bass complilation >geometry<. the a sides >lunar passport< is a minimal, linear affair with stripped down 606 beats, rolling subs, clicky bass and a spooky lead line finished off with spacious pads. the flip sides >forest communication< leans more to the funky side with deep 808 kick drums, quirky sound effects and wet wobbly bass lines. watch out for various realeses from sync 24 this year on cultivated electronics including remixes from scape one, ed chamberlain and plant 43. as well as alpha 606s first long player on interdimensional transmissions scheduled for later in the year.
the ep kicks off with the title track >we rock non-stop<. tight kick drums layered with pitched 808 subs set the basis of the track. chopped up machine and voice samples are then layered with smooth pads and delays to complete the track. the second track of the ep >solvent abuse< sees sync 24 sticking to his dark roots. distorted vocals, haunting pads, trippy sequences and dirty bass combined with rolling beats and subs!
the reverse side of the 12 inch is slightly deeper, techy affair. >chosen module< is a spacious wash of delays and pads mixed with robotic bass and crisp round beats. the final track >marios mushroom< carries on the spaced out trippy theme of the side with more spooky pads, bubbly bass lines and hypnotic rhythms.
sync 24s cultivated electronics rounds off 2018 in style with the from the dark series. 3 x v/a lps showcasing some of the leading lights of modern electro alongside some solid newcomers. focussing on the spookier side of the genre ftd brings in the various shades of darker electro tones from across the globe. volume 1 kicks off the series with with some super dark selections from sync 24 & alienata, australias hottest electro exports of the moment jensen interceptor and assembler code, seattle electro veteran 214, ce newcomer rico casazza, radio matrix boss & tresor resident delta funktionen, caught london sleeping head honcho stratowerx, delsin & clone affiliate versalife and berlin based ce newcomer exterminador.
for its tenth anniversary, killekill decided it is worth to resurrect the main label and bring it back in full effect with another compilation of tracks by our beloved family members, favorite artists and bestest friends. cat. number 020 was never released, and we thought, this celebratory occasion was perfect to fill that gap, so everything is cleared, and we can step into the next decade. we start off with a track by mmm, the legendary duo consisting of fiedel and errorsmith, known for pushing the boundaries with every of their very rare releases. this one is an extremely simple, but effective weapon to destroy all dancefloors with its slightly loutish appeal. neil landstrumm got together with brian rays and produced a bleeper hit with catchy vocals. we don t know who the lyrics refer to, but they definitely express a punky fuck-off attitude, which we are missing a lot nowadays.
caught london sleeping kick things off with four moody electro excursions from stratowerx. edging towards the darker side of the realm the london based producer uncompromisingly serves up an ep (backed with a remix from electro stalwart sync24) of raw electro and techno cuts for the dance floor.