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Archive 3

Format: 12"
Cat: DEVELOPER 003
Released: 10 Nov 12
Genre: Techno

Tracklist
Side 1
1. "SEQ 7"
2. "Obsessions"
Side 2
1. "Impure Thoughts"
2. "De Chord"
Review

Launched just over a year ago, Developer's Archive label allows the American techno producer an opportunity to slip out intermittent limited vinyl only runs of his own material while his more established Modularz imprint continues to flourish thanks to collaborative releases with Truncate, Silent Servant and more. This third Archive release doesn't stray far from the established template, drawing on a palette of raw, growling metallic techno for four exercises in expertly sculpted sound design. "SEQ7" is a vicious opening gambit, driven by dense kicks and cascading hats which nudge the central one note motif up and down the tempo scale, while "Obsessions" is a weightier production that seems to gain pounds as it descends into the depths of claustrophobic techno. The ghosts of a fully blown vocal track sound trapped deep within the DNA of the juddering "Impure Thoughts" while "De Chord" is a suitably titled exercise in dubby chord techno.

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