following his ep for amazing stories, otis makes good on his long time friendship with the partisan crew via four dazzling cuts of future-minded machine funk. from swinging techno to breakbeat and electro, all glued together by that 909 house vibe, the playful side of otis’ unique sound masks an understated swagger that will rock the floor wherever it’s played.
having established partisan with a bedrock of essential talent, anthea steps out with her debut ep. “smile” kicks off the ep with infectious techno, a healthy dose of acid, and funk induced drum programming. “everything is aok” plots a deeper, trippier course with intricate layers of synth and drum patterns to create a truly hypnotic mind and body workout. whilst “nrg for daze” presents the softer side of partisan, bringing gentle pads into the mix without losing the all-important acid undercurrent that makes for such powerful dance floor material. her “state of mind” ep is the perfect statement on where anthea is at on her artistic trajectory, as a producer, dj and label head.
the latest transmission on partisan brings two fast-rising producers into the spotlight, ish & cobert, for a split ep that continues the label’s exploration of stripped-down, psyched-out house and techno.
oshana returns to partisan with an immaculate transmission that fuses tough techno rhythms with head-twisting psychedelia. she s on devastating form on this record, rolling out cosmically-inclined arpeggios, sci-fi fx sweeps, heavy pulsing pads and tones and crisp, unrelenting dancefloor rhythms.
fern presents his -paradox ep-, a fresh and experimental ep that fits per fectly with the partisan aesthetic. this record crafts the kind of adventurous swing that constantly shifts and evolves before your ears, full of harmony, futu re tech rhythms and groove, in such sounds and design the most exciting dance floor moments are made, welcome to the fold fern.
kashawar presents his “resonate lp”, an explosive ensemble of rave-infused techno which travels beyond boundaries to defy the typical groove of 4x4 dance music.​,,, this​,,, album​,,, is purposely designed to transport you somewhere far away, catapulting you beyond the techno stratosphere!
three, floor-minded tracks bind together to form a mesmerizing groove unlike any other. ranging from the bouncy funk of “scandal,” to the hypnotic broken techno of “time,” to the shuffling trip of “dancemine,” this is a true document of an artist unafraid to offer the full spectrum of their musical personality, with an undeniable compulsion to push forward.
game of chance makes for such potent material on the dancefloor. from the funky bleep techno tones of “planet pan” to the dubby immersion of “divenire”, with the snappy shuffle of “any robots here” to the blissed-out pads and snaking beat of “point of view”. this is refined and reduced dance music that radiates warmth and champions groove, subtly preaching positivity in the most elegant of ways.
oshana steps up to deliver the first blow for partisan, a fresh, new imprint. warm melodic tones, bending synths, razor-sharp percussion and noticable grit bind together this dancefloor focused ep. with its fast paced and innovative sounds its a strong step forward for this unique producer and a great start for partisan.