Post Tagged with: "Chain Reaction"

Techno’s Outer Limits :: October 2017

Latest emission in a series from Techno’s Twilight Zone of EPs/12″s and LPs with notes in the margins. Anthony Linell is back, Abdulla Rashim veil shed to go as nomenclatural nature intended on debut, Consolidate, with a 2 x 12″ ‘to depth charge vacant participants and lilting movers.’ Emerald Fluorescents has a steelier feel with scattered fractal stabs rotating round busy […]

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Fluxion’s Vibrant Forms Re-formed

Sustained calls over the years for reissue of these highpoints of dub-techno fusion led to Type stepping up with a first Vibrant Forms remaster in 2013. Subwax Bcn do the New Year’s honours with VFII. News of timely re-presentation of a cult classic of dub-infused electronic music, Vibrant Forms II. The banner under which Chain Reaction collated a […]

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Ship Ahoy! Shinichi Atobe’s Butterfly Effect

It all sounds somehow out of time yet timeless, at a remove from Now. Spotted on the horizon a debut LP from Shinichi Atobe, a shadowy entity known only for Ship-Scope (2001), a cult Chain Reaction 12” (long-time going for an arm and a leg on discogs), whose “The Red Line” should surely have made it to John […]

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ALAN LOCKETT :: Dalliance #5 mix

Dalliance #5 locates itself at the more ambient end of the Dub Techno spectrum—where the dub is massive trailing atmo-smears of echo and reverb (call it ambient), and techno is the kick inside. (Published: 07/16/2013) It started with a hiss… a pulse… and a stab. There was Deepchord, the many-headed Dub techno beast of Rod […]

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Martin Schulte :: Slow Beauty (Lantern)

A closing serving suggestion might be that Slow Beauty is best consumed less in full-on focused home listening mode than in expansive semi-distracted mix dosage. Dub Techno. It never dies, but its still-smouldering embers keep being re-stoked into new dub-smoke and tech-flames. The vectors from Kingston to Detroit moved EU-wards—to Berlin, and Bristol, and now, more and […]

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Porter Ricks :: Biokinetics (Type, re-issue)

As peculiar as Biokinetics becomes in its core moments, it works brilliantly as a long form piece thanks to superb pacing and overall hypnotic effect, and deserves to take pride of place as a signature piece in every electronic music fans’ collection. [Release page] Every musical genre has its share of pioneering works, those that […]

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VLADISLAV DELAY :: Away from the unnecessary

One thing that has Vladislav Delay’s work standing the test of time is an endless sense of definition-proof direction, not at all scattered, masterful in a worldly sense of musicality and overall breadth of style. TJ Norris had the chance to catch up with him on the cusp of releasing a few new exciting projects. […]

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