constantly turning around itself. the winding melody of vertere turns outward and inward at the same time. bringing the listener on a journey outward while mirroring a simultaneous labyrinthine journey inward. like the word itself. vertere. with its roots in the latin word verto (which itself takes its roots in the earlier sanskrit word. vartayati) it signifies the very nature of change itself. it means both to turn and reflect inward and yet also move forward — a call to action for setting in motion new things. a paradox at first glance but also perhaps a surprisingly accurate description of the destructive and reconstructive nature of creation. an apt metaphor for this bright new collaboration between established life and death artists mind against and the new artist project of federico maccherone. aka somne. on remix duties. when you have an artist of the caliber of tobias freund. you don t need to ask for anything more and with his outstanding remix of vertere he very clearly shows why. this long time mainstay of the electronic music scene has managed to stay not just relevant but on the cutting edge longer than most with respected releases on some of the most seminal imprints to be putting out music in the world of underground dance music. with vertere he takes what s already top quality material and somehow manages to turn it inward and in his own unique way elevate it to another level entirely. with a relentless beat and a sonic force that is hard to describe with mere words the tobias. remix of vertere comes out of the gate like a runaway machine rapturously drunk on its own self awareness. it marches ever forward. full of fervor. and will surely be driving dance floors both large and small to the euphoric edge of the ecstatic state.