Hats off to boutique techno imprint Sect for securing the services of two of techno's finest, Surgeon and Silent Servant. Both the UK stalwart and the Sandwell District collaborator turn in tough, raw and generally brilliant remixes of "Five" from Croatian techno producer Jolka. Surgeon's remix is characterised by a thumping kick and mindf*ck synth washes that form the ryhtmic thrust for a seriously tight groove - exactly the kind of quality and attention to detail that Mr Child's loyal following demand after so many years of excellence. This shares a side of wax with the Silent Servant remix, which takes the Sandwell District on tour with a crackly, subterranean effort underpinned by a robust 7am bassline that borrows deep inside your brain. The original is given pride of place on the A Side, and is in no way star struck by the machine funk royalty showcased on the flip, which is a huge compliment in itself. Highly recommended.
Svreca, Billy Nasty, Dave Miller, Rivet, Henry Chow, Mimi, Marcel Heese, Kirk Degiorgio, Zenner, Elliott Dodge - Snapshot Records, Charlton, Franco Cangelli, Max_M (M_Rec Ltd.), Juno Recommends Techno, James Ruskin, Myles Serge, Future Beat Alliance, Edit Select, Boriqua Tribez, Miles Sagnia, OCH
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