REPRESS ALERT: Ghosts of the Sky is a new project from Taelue and Chicagodeep, the producers behind the occasional Perpetual Rhythms label. They begin in a murky mood with "Asylum", a low-slung, dub-influenced late night techno shuffler that makes great use of foreboding, horror-inspired chords, ghoulish electronics and delay-laden vocal yelps. It sounds like a contemporary take on the kind of gothic moodiness once offered up by Bauhaus. There's more of an unflustered aesthetic about "Squash", a throbbing deep techno jam that makes great use of undulating acid lines and picturesque chords. Flipside "Cycle Turning" closes proceedings by joining the dots between the yearning beauty of classic deep house, the far-sighted electronics of futurist techno and clattering intensity of analogue drum machine rhythms.
Jane Fitz (Invisible Menders), Life Recorder, Ben Boe (Boe Recordings), Gaetano Battista, Taelue, Malcolm Moore (Altered Moods), JONNO & TOMMO, Steven Tang (Emphasis Recordings), Chicagodeep, Jesus Gonsev, M50, Doo, Agnostic Rhythm, Adam Shelton (One Records), Ney Faustini, Hakim Murphy, Carl H (ANIMALS ON PSYCHEDELICS ), Rikki Humphrey, Anaxander, Ed Nine, HVL, DJP, Jock Burton, ASOK
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