Kiev's Yan Cook here steps up from sister label Ann Aimee to big daddy Delsin, as the two imprints have been fused into one going forward. Earlier in the year, the techno man released Morse with the Dutch outfit, and has also impressed on labels like On Records, Planet Rhythm and Dynamic Reflection with his ravey, heavily textured sounds.
Up first, 'Gravity' is a metallic bit of mid tempo techno with grinding bass and gnawing synths that works to an intense peak. The hiccuping groove and stern, industrial lines make it perfect warehouse material. 'Film Grain' is a much headier, more hypnotic and stripped back techno track with subliminal drums, rolling bass and apocalyptic horizons. 'Rush' is just like it sounds - a rolling, rumbling piece of techno that crescendos throughout, forever keeping you on your toes as dusty synths ride up and down atop a firmly rooted drum line. When the release finally comes it’s subtle but seriously seductive. Last track 'Flame' is another stripped back but arresting techno track with raw dreams that rock back and forth, terrified synth sounds far off in the distance and plenty of well swung bass.
Overall then, this EP, with artwork by Graphic Surgery, is cut from a pure techno cloth and it will burrow deep into your brain.
released December 8, 2014
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