there smokes and whistles in zenker’s machine jungle. the best loved and best known brothers of the techno scene are causing a multi-layered schwirbler, which is likely to destroy many dancefloor lasting for years. jelly3000 are essika and andreas damaschun. “wave a wand” is lashed forward by a powerful-impulsive arp, while synths and piano dances light-footed about it and spreads a sustained mood. kessel vale has recently caused quite a stir with two eps on tanstaafl planets and rhythm nation. “stroke” should further expand its reputation as an idiosyncratic excellent producer with a penchant for the playful. steril – that artist you may know from international deejay gigolo records, erkrankung durch musik, schamoni musik, lasergun and müller records…oldschool.
a1: the exceptional producer stenny has been a munich resident for a few years to be as close as possible to his musical home port of ilian tape. here he once again proves what a perfectly mixed supergroovy breakbeat board is.
a2: janis and fabian from the live duo aka trap10 do not hide their musical ideals. in “people zoo” it’s classic but classy, ​,,​,,according to old detroit style and chicago tradition.
b1: jonas friedlich’s eps on molten moods and four triangles are a good example of what techno’s style is all about: tape delay is his weapon of choice, often with vocals and rarely straight beats. with “jazzersizzzze” he ties in masterfully to it.
b2: p-t2 has become an integral part of the red sun (club rote sonne) in just a few years, indulging her fondness for the harder pace of club music. accordingly, their rfr post is an acid board, as it is written in the book.
a1: david goldberg revealed his exceptional talent releasing an extraordinaire debut ep on svs records. “m4l-uv” is a euphoric breakbeat track that won’t fail to make you dance.
a2: kit curse made his mark within the dnb scene during the last years having released on labels like cyclone, onset audio or shadowforces. “weird solace master” is a broken ritual that reveals the producers experimental side.
b1: “zezbo version” by skee mask is a superb dnb trip leading you through an industrial shadow world. the producer upholds his reputation as an exceptional artist all along the way.
b2: top shotta runs the uk bass orientated label ruffhouse. “m-performance riddim” somehow sounds like a race and a fight both at the same time.
b3: the style of bean is a postmodern blend of ambient, idm and dubstep. “tears” showcases this eclecticism within just three minutes.