||"Tong Zi Dan" (Mike Dehnert remix)
Ben Sims, Ste Roberts, Justin Van Der Volgen, Ezio Spoldi, Juno Recommends Techno, Feodor AllRight & Elena Mechta, Ney Faustini, KLIPAR, Resident Advisor, Gonzalo MD (Knotweed Rec), Oushe
Since the 2009 release of Simian Mobile Disco's second album, Temporary Pleasure, featuring their direction changing "1000 Horses Can't Be Wrong", the English duo have continued to mine a techier, house and techno inspired sound. Following their recent Sacrifice collaboration with house heads Bicep, the Tong Zi Dan EPs builds on the pair's progressive style of production; drums are now thicker, chords are full and percussion is strong. For some extra back up, SMD have invited Fachwerk boss Mike Dehnert to remix "Tong Zi Dan" - which could have gone either way. The Berliner saves listeners from something as slamming as "Pneumatic", instead delivering a remix of laid back, but heaving grooves, similarly sounding to the Dehnert sound of Fachwerk 25.
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