Odes Of The Kabatians is a collaborative project from emergent French producers PVNV and Amandra, and with their inclusion on the Silent Season X series they bring a different mood from the consistent dubbed-out nature of many of the releases. "Varsovie I" is a crisp and clear exercise in cyclical techno programming, while "Varsovie II" throws shades of light and dark into the melting pot to create an arresting modern techno workout. On the flipside "Varsovie III" takes a more murky turn towards intricate textures and rhythms and then "Varkovie IV" blows things open with a broken beat and tender chords, while still retaining that tough production finish that gives the record its grit.
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