andrea vier debuts with a four-tracks ep onto ambiwa records catalogue bringing a mixture of house and techno through electronic soundscapes accompanied by different uplifted breakbeats and heavy bass. the title-track is enriched with a magical dark remix by the two shamans silky raven, aka jakob seidensticker and henrik raabe from the marvellous german trio wareika. all tracks are strongly treated by the warm hands of sawlin, well known techno producer and audio engineer from berlin. wish you to melt the thoughts within the weird atmosphere of this trip
transhumanism ep is a combination of ethereal and angular sounds, but with many points of reference concatenated between them. starting from the side a, if methodical ear has as its base, a rhythm with an incipit house, but with edgy sounds always in progress, shadow manipulation of mind looks at an utopian techno, together a dense and obsessive hypnotic groove. instead, in the b-side, synapsi sonora-, presents a classical structure, but with kick and snare somewhat in the foreground, with low, evolving, sick and stifling pads in their concept of low-fi timbal. state of induced hibernation is an alien traces in his gait metal percussion and sharp synth, make a song to say the least harsh and unwilling to be defined and confined to specific genres, as in the complex is all this project for ambiwa records.
a humid 3 tracks scorcher from sirius type and mcdoo. “odd food”, originally released by dave sector through sector 1212, is fossilized next to “wow”. on the flipside, sirius type delivers a plaster shaking ko with “thankyousphere”. sirus type is a collaboration between eric douglas porter (afrikan sciences) and tom mcconnell.
jose rico launches the le disque record stores project: ambiwa records, a label dedicated to abstract house music. * declaration of intent ep* is a collection of songs with a history, 4 pieces of his life talking about hypocrisy referred to poverty, the trivialisation of music as money source, the days in the studio with ron trent, and the night music-workers. beyond any related stories, here you can find all the jose ricos music standards: impossible mpc percussion patterns, black keys, vocal textures, distorted kicks and tons of suspence and tension. this just means… music for the most demanding dancefloors and open minds. as it could not be otherwise, masterd by jose rico.
original version taken from the album tommaso cappellato & astral travel “cosm’ethic”, recorded at true colors studio in padova, italy. includes esoteric version “sitting under a tree donato dozzy remix” mastered by neel. the image sleeve by koto hirai, artwork by riccardo pirotto.
supported by dego, theo parrish, volcov, mark de clive-lowe, rabih beaini, mod21, svreca, marco shuttle, dino sabatini, luigi tozzi, gilles peterson, patrick forge, kevin beadle ...