ascending techno wunderkind, non reversible, announces the arrival of new imprint non reversible structures with the release of his own explosive ‘destructive boundaries ep. having already gained the support of techno veterans marcel dettmann, slam, ben sims, and len faki, and having already performed in germanys most fabled techno institutions like tresor, griessmuehle, and institut für zukunft, destructive boundaries marks yet another breakthrough moment for the electrifying berlin-based producer. as the follow up to last years hypnotic and emotional initial mass function ep on bipolar disorder, and the atmospheric open cluster ep on eartoground, destructive boundaries finds the producer reaching relentless new heights with four powerful cuts of ferocious industrial techno.
apotek records strides firmly into 2015 armed with the freshman minds of janne tavi and non reversible hailing from finland and berlin respectively bearing the fresh fruits of their uncompromising techno attitude. the mood and compulsion speak for itself it yet another turntable friendly apotek release.
apotek records takes a conversant and pliable approach to this dialectic ep. jerome sydenham opens the technological fray with the title track dialectic. deep swinging rhythms coupled with a deeply rooted dub vocal truly define its essential neoteric sensibilities. jerome sydenham s remix of macroisms drone is a prime example of take no prisoners berghain techno pure rumpus. the b-side introduces the sophomore single from hot new berlin talent non reversible. the track kuro is absolutely unapologetic in its discharge of nebulous dark thunder techno. powerful! on the last cut, jerome sydenham gets back behind the splicing desk, breaks out the razor blades and deftly edits the echoplex classic pitch break. the results is transcendent hypnotic techno bliss.
agora audio launches with massive support from luciano, seth troxler, nic fanciulli, leon, wally lopez, daniel sanchez, samuel dan, andrew grant, sasha, feygin, kabuto&koji, nuno dos santos, sasch bbc&caspar, p.toile, yokoo, d.diggler, darius syrossian, maher daniel and many more. agora audio is a brand new label from berlin dj/producer erich bogatzky. bogatzky has been a central part of the electronic music scene for a number of years, djing since the nineties and in more recent years running the minimood imprint and recording for labels such as plastic city, dieb audio, hertzlich etc. his new venture agora audio is set to be a beacon for quality electronic music featuring music from some of the best producers around.to kick start the label bogatzky has turned to electronic production duo lula circus, a pair of anonymous italian producers who have been making waves since 2008 with a string of singles for labels including ostwind, acker and resopal schallware. for their latest single lula circus offer up the excellent >irreversible< featuring two brand new tracks and a remix from doomwork. the single kicks off with the title track, a stripped yet organic sounding slice of tech fuelled house that uses retro synth sounds and warm bass to create a deep and entrancing atmosphere. synthesized strings join the mix in the final third and lift the tracks intensity whilst adding a haunting quality, quality stuff.
diffuse arc return to caustica waveform and deliver four tracks of sublime synth-heavy electro! this is a superb second release for the promising spanish label, that has already shown a very strong identity through its music and artworks.
26 years old andrade is without doubt, one of the most exciting talents from the current crop of young french producers. having built a reputation within the paris scene for his skills behind the decks. releases on dessous followed and last year andrade also made an impressive debut on poker flat recordings. making the first release of his own label street knowledge, its time for andrade to take centre stage himself with the >sugar ep<. its bass-heavy groove is met with a busy vocal sample and refined piano chords, evoking a picture of his street knowledge. sugar is the soundtrack to a loft party. classics snares, mysterious synths chords and crowd noises. fantastic. keeping it old school and rolling with the bass lines and keys, andrade wraps up the originals with irreversible and berlin. for this first release, djulz offers two excellent remixes of sugar in order to confirm the power of this release.