“Donü opens the dance with a deep track with a dub and catchy sound. Perfect to introduce Dykore, who once again shares his brutal and melodic universe with us. A violence that we find in the track of the latest resident to date, Nuage Rose, violent and dark with a touch of spirituality that follows perfectly with the track of MLSN. A hypnotic sound with dark tones and its characteristic subdued kick. The duo Pleije comes to close this release with a percussive and refreshing track, in their purest style and which finishes in the most beautiful way this sharp and gripping release. A Various Artists under the sign of sweat that is just waiting to be shared again.”
01. Botanic Project – Делай своё дело
02. Audiophysical – Le Chat dans le mur (Cat Inside the Wall RMX) feat. FONZ’
03. Markyño – Zen Habitat (Efimera)
04. Nyctophiliac – Murderous Intent
05. PVNDV – FlOOR
06. MEMPHIS X MCTR – INSIDIOUS
07. Nick R 61 – Lhasa
08. Veled – Kay1p Nesil
09. Eddie A – Another Phase
10. Sisters On Wire – Parallel World
“A heavy-hitting masterpiece that deserves some recognition. Hatch (aka London’s Eugene Rowlett) could have easily been pulled for a Gescom or Fear Ratio collaboration where large sandblasted electro rhythms smash against acid, funk, hip-hop, and ultra wide basslines.
Eleven tracks spread across old-school breaks and low-end vibrations, Hatch manifests the grit, debris, and robust machine rhythms from start to end. A stream of melodic slivers glide through each piece as thick drums punch through at every angle. Some tracks are faster-paced electro shards such as the aptly titled and powerful ‘Hatch-Hop’ which could easily be its own genre—massive kick-drums, heavy bass thuds, and a menacing groove.
‘Dopple’ drenches the above-mentioned styles into the shadows with a darker surrounding strain. ‘Extroliated’ maneuvers its acid line through snappy percussive rhythms that mid-90s Plastikman fans would have eaten up. Slowing the production to a walking pace, ‘Block’ drives through downtempo corridors where ambient sheets and wind instruments float to the surface while heavyweight drums take center-stage.
There are a few samples strewn in here and there as noted on the excellent ‘We Can Make It’—where wide-angled percussive jolts bust through the acidic undercurrent. Arcanoid is definitely a highlight for 2018, its breaks, bass, 808s, and hatch-hop blend of graffiti electro is a welcomed addition to the digital library. (igloomag.com)”
“Contrary to his name, this spanish producer let you expect good quality for the dancefloor and the mind, because his stuff is deep and atmospheric, with crunchy basses, arpeggios of frecuency modulated and long reverberations that take you beyond nothing and at the same time everything, as Notzing explains with his new work.”