A well produced mix of progressive and expansive morning/club psytrance with a touch of electro and some interesting collaborations compiled by Johannes Regnier aka Silicon Sound. Standout tracks ‘Passengers’ by Silicon Sound and Jaia, remixed by Voyager (project of the former Altom member Thomas Dubreuill), Polaris’ curiously simmonsed pumper ‘Tribal Quest’ and the groovy ‘Hyperion’ […]
Diverse and neatly produced groovy debut album from label supremo Jay Om. Glitsches combine with filtered insectile sweeps over pumping basslines to fairly good effect. Standout tracks the satisfyingly nutty splurging jangled groover ‘Change’. The full-on bouncy progressive collaboration with M-Theory and Orgapulse – ‘Night Sessions’ and galloping bassed ‘The Barber of Gokharn’.
Although some of the tracks do seem to get a bit lost in the final third or alternatively throw away their hard earned tension with the addition of annoying, superflous melodic sequences overall its a good effort and bodes well for the future. Comes complete with electro tinged space dub outro in the shape of ‘Isolator’.
Stu (Kaptain Kairos)
Fourth attempt at floodlit cortex surgery from the Bom Shanka crew compiled by DJ Nuky. 10 psychedelic nighttime tracks of varying intensity from the likes of Psymmetrix, Asimilon, Parasense, Illegal Machines, Shotu, Dirty Saffi and Spyrallus. Top tunage comes in the form of Pymmetrix and Tron’s fluid groover ‘Random Positions on the Plate’ the funky
Release number 16 from Swiss label Peak records, and it has quality written all over it with a capital ‘Q’. Compiled by DJ Gaspard and featuring an intro, an outro and 10 tripped out dance floor smashers. Onkel Dunkel commence the mind mashing tuneage followed by the likes of Ajja, Rev and Apex, Drumatik and
Fourth release from the Bristol based four piece that goes for the versatile ‘live’ band angle with a range of styles from slow hypnotic progressive to messy bigbeat, grooving trance, slamming 303 acid and dub. The production adds to the live feel in that it lacks the dynamic ‘coup de grace’ punch of alot of