the unsung hero of salt002, 92 spacedrum orchestra, debuts his first full length outing on the “hybrid rhythm ep”. laser beam pads and idm drum programming make for a formidable combination. immersive space exploration and distant, muffled cave sounds paired up with a wonderland dub from route 8 drags the extended player deep into the wormhole.
phlowgod returns to salt mines for the labels third outing. fracking head first into the sweat stained catacombs with the 20062 ep. slowed down club burners and pneumatic drum machine workouts leave us with a sweat soaked slab of wax.
salt mines return with another selection of artists from it’s birthplace of australia and abroad. astral house and ethereal techno drive this heavyweight 12” to celestial heights and beyond, saturated pads and synth work brim with emotion whilst clattering beats shuffle through the dust covered floor.
shedbug and rudolf c return to their imprint for the first time since it s debut release. breakbeats from the rainforest meet synths from the sky on this split 12” ready for all types of nightclub environments.
making his long awaited return to salt mines, hymns produces a debut 12” flecked with restrained breakbeats, off-kilter rhythms and glistening pads. opener ‘water acid’ is an eerie amalgamation of aquatic electro and tense emotion, built for a fractured dancefloor deep in the arctic ring. a2 ‘searching for the real’ provides a brief moment of introspection, before b-side leader ‘heinz harald frentzen’ crashes down and amplifies the intensity with sharp breaks and rapid, stark percussion. closing the release, title track ‘waves of nothing’ showcases hymns at his best, utilising lonely synths and equally mechanical and organic percussion to create a sentimental, vulnerable climax.
nice price deal !!! ltd 50% deal - salt mines brings you a selection of cuts from its birthplace of melbourne and beyond. sunny italian beaches meet deep australian forests to deliver this high sodium, tape soaked 12”.