LA-4A – Phonoautograph [DELFT013]

Kevin McHugh returns to his Delft imprint as LA-4A for his & the label’s first artist album. Phonautograph represents an artist album in its purest sense: a deeply personal work that feels like the culmination of a lifetime of passion and experience – one that ebbs and flows across a variety of styles and tempos, from the electrifying acid house and electro of ‘Resistor’, ‘Capacitance’ and ‘Dialup’ to slower tempo ambient and experimental excursions such as ‘Frequenzvariabler’, ‘Blitzlicht’ and ‘Semantron’.

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LA-4A – Phonoautograph [DELFT013]

LA-4A / Matrixxman – Split EP [DELFT004]

LA 4A/MATRIXXMAN - Sweat

Two tracks each from Delft label boss LA-4A and comrade Matrixxman with a featured appearance by Vin Sol. LA 4A’s lead cut “Sweat” it’s acid techno that straddles the perfect temperature between lukewarm and too hot. The A2, “Harness”, still has an acid vibe, but this time around it sounds more like Plastikman beaten down and remixed by the Restoration crew. Meanwhile Matrixxman delivers gritty flexes of rave in a track that fluctuates between something like Yello’s “Oh Yeah” and Claude Von Stroke’s “Who’s Afraid Of Detroit”, while “Acid City” sounds like Steve Poindexter’s “Work That MotherFucker” with DJ Pierre on the 303.

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LA-4A / Matrixxman – Split EP [DELFT004]

JPLS – Fall Off Distance [DELFT002]

Delft 002 welcomes another new name to the fold: it’s been four long years since the last officially released original JPLS material but the wait was worth it, with the producer making his Delft debut with ‘Fall Off Distance’, an acid techno nuclear weapon that’s been causing panic when dropped on isolated testing sites thus far. Label boss LA-4A subtly reshapes the original into a more streamlined techno monument on the B1, while longtime JPLS fans will be pleased to discover the producer at his weird & sinister best with the B2, ‘Remove’.

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JPLS – Fall Off Distance [DELFT002]

Matrixxman – 808 State Of Mind [DELFT001]

After the introductory acid dose of DELFT 00X, label founder LA-4A’s Levelled EP, Delft introduces the second of its repertory players, Matrixxman. DELFT 001 delivers more tough dancefloor-focused machine music, crafted by the San Francisco producer who already made a splash in 2013 with the killer techno cut ‘Protocol’.

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Matrixxman – 808 State Of Mind [DELFT001]