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The playlist: electronic – Rezzett, Roly Porter, Thug Entrancer and more | Musique Non Stop

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Monday, December 14, 2015

The playlist: electronic – Rezzett, Roly Porter, Thug Entrancer and more

An exclusive premiere of techno dread from Shapednoise featuring Justin K Broadrick, and addictive rhythms from Rupert Clervaux and Beatrice Dillon

One of my favourite 12-inches of the year was Rezzett’s Goodness. Featuring three tracks in the vogueish L.I.E.S./Berceuse Heroique-style of mouldering techno, it flirts with outright distortion. Now they’re back with a new EP, leading off with Ayfon. It’s more of the same, with a sighing two-note melody, a beat that gathers itself but remains unsteady on its feet, and their gorgeous signature production, in which the sound strains as if it is being held down by an invisible force. Hey Hugo, meanwhile, is a simple bit of blown-out breakbeat techno based around an indignant vocal sample. Their label, the ever-reliable Trilogy Tapes, has other winners this month in a brilliant new MM/KM release, where dusty techno arrangements hang with Calder-like balance, plus some ultra-deep brooding house from Coni.

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by Ben Beaumont-Thomas via Electronic music | The Guardian