last seen baring his musical soul on maceo plexs ellum, innovative valencian artist fiberroot now makes his debut on correspondant. making himself known with three soul surging originals fiberroots spell-binding aesthetic and diverse palette complements jennifer cardinis label perfectly as it taps deep into most rudimental electronic foundations. suddenly sets the agenda: teaming up with og maestro dino lenny, the title tracks hits with authentic blasts of italo romance and rich analog craft. echo silent follows suit with more of a droning, loopy, wall-of-sound surge of introspective hypnosis while looking from the outside hits with more a clash-style feeling thanks to its loose drums and sweaty throbbing electro bassline. remix-wise glasgows mr tc goes nordic with his mystic refix of echo silent while jonathan kusuma takes suddenly to deeper, darker, driving places. three arresting originals, two immaculate versions suddenly is a landmark release for this exciting enigmatic man. we suspect hell be corresponding with us again very soon
charlotte de witte presents a new ep on the recently relaunched seminal british imprint novamute. it arrives after three acclaimed 2017 eps from the rising belgian artist, whose residencies and packed touring schedule have fuelled her reputation as one to watch. brussels ep is out on 12 inch vinyl , on january 5th and features three menacing techno cuts employing impeccable production technique and moody atmospherics. the title track is a restrained burner with stripped back beats over sweltering pads and vocals. ‘control pairs distorted speech with a whirlwind of rumbling bass frequencies, whilst ‘look around you brandishes trance inspired crescendos with hypnotic percussion. novamute, a subsidiary of the legendary mute label, rose to prominence in the early 90s amidst growing demand for techno in the uk and went on to release classic tracks and albums from an array of coveted artists. in 2017 they relaunched with eps from nicolas bougaïeff and terence fixmer.
after 3 eps on don williams a.r.t.less imprint munichs trap10 start their own label and the debut is a versatile dancefloor ep through and through. while unmistakably influenced by classic 1990ies era techno, the detroit schooled tunes resemble the duos flexibility - be ready for interesting yet effective dj cuts to add to your record collection. a1 flight 781? - straight rhythm action with dark chords and a mesmerising bassy melody. b1 shakem - rumbling electro drums and broken beats complemented by a grimy vocal.