2019 repress! scan 7 debuts on transmat with a sound you have never heard before. the ep features four cuts of jazzy gospel infused techno. sunday on a saturday perfectly captures the bounce of house and gospel, bound to be a dance floor classic. so b it is a groovy techno cut with a secy hypnotic bass line. he s able adds a riotous preacher to the mix to complete the sermon. here after revolves around an exuberant organ phrase burning on a slow beat. center leaf art by haqq of third earth visuals.
solaronemusic introduces their new -techno city series-. focused on citys around the world, which have given their contribution to the electronic music scene, the series will start with the leading motor city detroit. the first release will be from the mysterious detroit underground collective scan 7. after releases for underground resistance, tresor, derrick may s transmat and their own label cratesavers the collective now debuts on solaronemusic. the release comes with 3 funky dance floor classics and one hypnotic killer remix by the exaltics.
subradeon makes this first ep on their own imprint with a special remix from the well know collective scan 7. timeless and direct, fully inspired by the cities of caserta, berlin and detroit. limited press on 180g vinyl.
after a long standstill, elypsia records is back in full-effect with an amazing release by scan 7, an artist collective from detroit whose existence goes back to the early days of detroit techno. scan 7 is considered by many as a pioneer of the underground detroit sound. this new release features the original version of scan 7’s “burdens down-, a brand-new song written & produced by detroit-techno newcomer mr. hooper featuring maurice jackson on vocals. the track - which has been performed live at the movement festival 2017 - has been very well-received by detroit insiders who see it as a new classic song of the genre. the package also includes the terrence parker’s radio edit of “burdens down” and the gospel-influenced “thank you lord-.
detroit isn t just a place. sure, it is a place, and those who physically live there know its triumphs and its tragedies far better than anyone else. but detroit is also a feeling, a sound, a philosophical home for those who connect with the futuristic, dystopian sounds of detroit techno and electro on a deep level. those tendrils of connection reach far and wide, bringing people from all over the world into orbit with the people and sounds of the city, connecting through the snap of a snare, the wiggly groove winding its way through the beat, the beauty in the sound of strings, the anger in a bubbling bassline.
synonymous with detroit, techno, and tresor, scan 7 have remained protagonists of the berlin-detroit axis since it was first forged in the sweaty obsidian of the clubs original wertheim vault home. now, over 20 years later, the masked techno collective pay tribute to the triptychs matted histories on >the resistance ep<.
mental reaction ep is an original scan 7 release on detroit underground of classic detroit warehouse techno and electro via two new tracks and a remix. after many years of collaborative work we are wildly ectatic to present – finally! – scan 7, fabled anonymous masters of stealth, activism and classic detroit techno. mental reaction and noise tension are two new ‘zenith’ recordings shifting the order of things to reveal dark energy amid consistent, intense forms of brightness. punctuating the diptych is a ground pounding, break-oriented remix of mental reaction by dus annie hall. state of the art graphic futurism by dmas3 makes strange any sense of normality cutting new forms for productive living in an ever-expanding universe. mental reaction is the antidote to austerity via classic detroit warehouse techno. a new throbbing, syncopated scan 7 classic detroit rhythm hails us, freeing up accumulated, pent-up anger having to cope day-after-day witnessing cowardly, hypocritical elites avoiding culpability for wrongdoing in the world. warm, rhythmic frequency distributions align logical and ethical sensibilities hypnotically. mental reaction is a new scan 7 legend to reveal dance-activist pathways to higher ground in the face of adversity.
often seen darting about with the electrikal 26k soundsystem and involved in several edinburgh nights, there has been no sleep on the schedule for the young scottish producer daojia. an early version of >riego street< was thrown up as free download nearly two years ago, doing the rounds among djs and heads ever since. the track has now been given a long overdue reversioning, mastering and vinyl press for release on awkward movements. if that wasnt enough, this release is backed up by a brand new remix from scan 7.
limited edition in screenprinted cover.