Although Patrick Graser has been producing since 2008, it's as Answer Code Request that he's arguably made the biggest impact, with the Subway Into EP and his remix of Skudge marking him out to be a producer with a very singular style of broken techno. Now he finds himself on Marcel Dettmann's MDR imprint for the first of two 12"s; A-side track "Main Mode" is perhaps a straighter cut than we've come to expect from the producer, as peak time chord stabs combine with a rolling 4/4 beat with subtle 90s breakbeat influences. On the flip, he takes things in a more experimental direction, as "Biokinetik" combines processed chopped up percussion with a sludgy bass that heaves under its own weight, and "Untitled" throws crisp 2-step snares together with ambient pads.
Simon Heartfield, Nick P Warren, Life Recorder, Kr!z (Token Records), Billy Nasty, Skudge, Ste Roberts, Patrick Bateman (Tic Tac Toe), Rolando, Kirk Degiorgio, Tripeo, Orlando B (Contemplate Recordings), Appian, Joe Montana, Resident Advisor, Gareth Wild (EarToGround Records), Bleak
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