Musical Tasting is a series of events, a collaboration between Asociatia My Transylvania and The Hipodrome Of Music, aiming to promote countries, regions and their musical genres, combining auditions with traditional recipes from the area, cooked with as many local and seasonal ingredients. We will have musical and culinary trips in Turkey, South Africa, Italy, Japan, Middle East, West Africa, Belgium, The Caribbean, Greece or Romania.
London label Tone Dropout return for Vol. 5 of their series of 12’s. An acid washed EP drawing from the ranks of their ever growing family, each of the four tracks celebrates the timeless appeal of the silver boxed 303. To kick things off, the He Men (AKA Oki Noki and Sween) combine the deep space sounds of Detroit techno and mind-altering acid lines of Phuture with the rubbery beats of New York deep house. Dawl opts for brain-melting analogue bass and wild machine bleeps on mutant jack-track “Asylum”, while Corporeal Face’s “Permo” is probably best described as “hardcore clonk”. Eslewhere, you’ll find two chunks of Frankie Bones style breakbeat techno heaviness that wouldn’t have sounded out of place rushing from the speakers at an early ’90s Sunrise rave.
True intergalactic finery by No Moon (AKA Manchester-based producer Fred Shepherd) on the latest Craigie Knowes expedition. All three tracks are impeccably spacey and futurist in tone, with Shepherd wrapping dreamy chords and glistening electronic melodies around snappy drum machine rhythms. Three elegant electro tracks by the highly talented English up-comer.