the olympos series paused briefly, but now makes a welcome return thanks to the efforts of hermes, the messenger of the gods. whether he produced the tracks himself or they were ghostwritten is unclear, but they re a fantastic addition to the greek mythology focused minimal electronica label. astraia is a twinkling delight of mournful deep techno, while eidolon heads into introspective minimal electro territory with some seriously crafty beat programming. stasis meanwhile strikes a warm, laid back note that harks back to early uk techno might the track title be a tribute? the record closes out on phone, a grainy, sullen jam with some crunchy broken beats and plenty of needlepoint sound design going on.
a hiatus is always something needed to experience, silence is a process in which one can value and have a closer perspective within sound. an-archon come to brake that silence, hermes is on duties for it delivering two massive harsh noise weapons, samuel kerridge and caos + inmediatismo complete the ep on remixing labors. no one can escape from the an-archon.
pressing on 180g vinyl, housed in a printed sleeve.
pi.002 is a 12″,,, heavyweight black vinyl lp written and produced by h∑,,,rm∑,,,s, first album of the artist and also on the label. work that assembles the soundscape from primal instinct forward into a harsh avant garde sound. almost human is the name of it, and consists in a 11 track album with a strong concept behind it. as the artist has baptism, -necronoise- aesthetics englobes dogma, metaphysics, poetic terrorism and theology as a manifesto regarding the learning of dying as a purification in life.
(3-panel digipak) architecture sonore composed for the exhibition intuition curated by axel vervoordt and daniela ferretti, venice, palazzo fortuny, 2017.exhibition organized by axel & may vervoordt foundation and fondazione musei civici di venezia.
sirocco is the second ep by bruxas, the psychedelic, beat-driven, tropical, house group consisting of jacco gardner and nic mauskovic, featuring the percussive talents of jungle by nights tienson smeets. sirocco features the combined talents of cult retro artist gardner, and the percussive fortitude of mauskovic, delving into the world of exotic, cinematic, balearic-sunshine, that cruises leisurely throughout, and is layered with phazed-out, tropical synths. its a sound for the summer. good vibes only please.
on its sixth chapter, sticky ground releases a petrol-black dropped tape cassette compilation, packed in a straight-from-the-90’s rave case that includes 14 tracks of different varieties of great raw, pounding techno that stretches from acid trips to industrial bangers along with great grooves and soundscapes. this is sticky ground folks. featuring: Æmris, ancestor, anthro, blurred boy, curled, illnurse, kernel panic, leaf eater, moth, scase, scenedrone, the pharos project, tomas kunkel, tpx
the second memories on wax release comes from jan svenson aka villa Åbo, one of the members of frak, and the man behind börft records and other projects such as zwarre.
duophonic mind is a 4 track release with 3 slow and heavy analog techno and a powerful remix by the emerging talent, estrato aurora.
italian duo jam. debut on be as one for the label 62nd release, after a string of driving releases on the imprint fromtechno heads savas pascalidis, shlomi aber & markus suckut. the a side is all about the stripped down, raw and energetic techno of hermes and pegasi. on the b side, opportunity rover, an hypnotizing, acid-driven trip at home in sweaty dark rooms as much as in big festival arenas. another one to bag.