solid void ep is setaoc mass sixth release on sk_eleven following from the reframe ep which came in december. the british producer plays to his strengths and delivers four tracks - rich in depth. texture and hypnotism. “light” falls opens the ep with its gentle ambience combined alongside welcoming. warm synth-lines. a2 and b1 “true lies” and “eurythmic” both take the tougher route. brandishing two cuts of tough techno sam is known for. always ready for the peak-time. the ep is wrapped together with a signature electro excursion “jenagan sivakuma” - rife with euphoria and groove.
berlin-based mancunian setaoc mass returns to his own sk_eleven imprint with now the fourth outing. confirming the label s emergant position as the home of purist. highly-distilled club weapons. see through marries a muscle-bound groove to arching synth strings and sci-fi encentricities for a hypnotic juxtaposition. followed closely by passive - another roller to completely loose yourself in. flipping over. the producer explores a dystopian wasteland populated by cavernous reverb-drenched claps and a nagging. mutant synth chord. whilst disrepair flaunts coates budding trademark electro strut. with bellowing kicks. crisp snares and futuristic undertones all in check.
manchester-born. berlin-based producer setaoc mass returns to his own sk_eleven imprint with his third outing on the cycles ep. here we see the artist’s propulsive brand of techno take on an extra dynamic. starting with the muscular. mind-warping drive of cyber taking control. kunfus reverts back to a highly purified. galvanising techno groove. coalescing crisp percussion and a perpetual stomp to devastating effect. whilst turning over the sci-fi indebted structured deceit adds to the strong release with its mesmerising melodies and ceaseless energy. finished of by the more downbeat. reverb-drenched. insulated mindset of escape from you.
label head setaoc mass returns to his own fledgling sk_eleven imprint with the much-anticipated second chapter ep. true to form. the release deals in bleeps and melodic sci-fi indebted elements. yet with a harder impact and a sense of urgency calibrated for the main room floor. b-side cut thunder bay ventures into new territory for the artist. diffusing coarse. broken rhythms over ominous call and response synth riffs.
sk_eleven is a new imprint focused on releasing original tracks from setaoc mass. uk. this venture will showcase old and new material with a view for quality. classy dance floor techno in its purest form.
setaoc mass - codes ep derives from where he spent most of his life. in and around manchester. the first release on sk_eleven showcases his style and love for tripped out melodies and driving low end. always adding the light to the dark in his productions.