Bogdan Drazic / Daniel Kyo – Black Gloves II [GD017]

Black Gloves II (the sequel to the Vercetti & Maiovvi split from 2012) comes roaring from the grave, like what if Satan himself had a neat motorbike that was on fire and went fast. Real fast. Heading up the release is newcomer Bogdan Drazic, crunched up horn and elephant blaring freak-house and EBM, perfect for Zombie clearance raids. In the Amazon. At night. The gates of hell are open and I couldn’t possibly describe what’s climbing out. Last but by no means least is the Valencian hero Daniel Kyo, perhaps the true heir to the throne of the real Sonido De Valencia, spaced out and cosmic with layers of emotion and sinister atmospherics. They sleep, we live.

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Bogdan Drazic / Daniel Kyo – Black Gloves II [GD017]

Alessandro Adriani – Guerilla Warfare [PBD002]

Mannequin Records’ Alessandro Adriani is up next for Pinkman’s White Label series and the flavor is unapologetically wave. Melodies ghost, whisper and finally roar as the Italian pushes the parameters of darkened electronics. Croaking samples and brutish percussion coiling to a bitter end.

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Alessandro Adriani – Guerilla Warfare [PBD002]

Dircsen – Encounter [ENDILL008]

A German cooperation. The still quite undiscovered Dircsen has delivered three diverse tracks, ready for all occasions. Credit 00, rolling stone of the east German underground club scene has taken the record to another level with his more experimental rave-ish tape-echoed remix work.

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Dircsen – Encounter [ENDILL008]

Cute Heels – Third Skin EP [DE123]

Cute Heels is the solo project of Victor Lenis, a contemporary artist living in Barcelona, Spain. He grew up in Bogotá, Columbia during the 1990s, surrounded by the radial punk scene. “Third Skin” is a 4-track EP that connects the dots between Detroit techno, early Chicago house and Belgium electronic body music. Inspired by equal parts Liaisons Dangereuses, Drexciya and Black Devil Disco Club. On the A-side are two fresh compositions recorded in 2015. “Third Skin” kicks things in a metallic EBM funk with a pounding bottom end. “Lipstick Information” takes the listener on a dark, psychedelic and twisted journey through thrillingly intense arpeggiations. On the flip we present two remixes. The first is from Steffi and the second remix comes from Michel Amato aka The Hacker.

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Cute Heels – Third Skin EP [DE123]