Nexus 21 – Progression Logical [NEXUS21-3]

NEXUS 21 - Progression Logical

Network’s 30th Anniversary celebration continue with a dig in the vaults finding three timeless treasures from UK Techno pioneers Nexus 21. The “Progression Logical” highlights how skilfully the Stafford duo – Mark Archer and Chris Peat – combined their love of Detroit inspired Techno with North of London Bleep culture. The third track is well and truly an historic piece of Techno history – Carl Craig’s first ever remix no less.

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Nexus 21 – Progression Logical [NEXUS21-3]

Nexus 21 – Made In Detroit [NEXUS21-2]

Of all the Network treasured relics set to be released this year to celebrate the 30th Anniversary of the label there’s nothing as appropriate as the Nexus 21 “Made In Detroit” EP – it was recorded in the 1990 starter year and has been stuck In the vaults gathering dust ever since.

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Nexus 21 – Made In Detroit [NEXUS21-2]

VA – DE:10.03 [ASGDE022]

John Beltran, Mark Archer, Future Beat Alliance and Max 404 line up on this third 10 years anniversary 12” for De:tuned. Both John and Mark deliver a timeless, Detroit tradition indebted techno vibe, resulting in 2 dancefloor-friendly tracks. While FBA and max 404 activated their DAT recorder, culminating in unheard crisp yet sensitive cuts. Kevin Foakes (Openmind, DJ Food, Ninja Tune) created all the graphic work. Mastered by Matt Colton at Alchemy Mastering, pressed on 180 gr vinyl and a separate digital version will be available from the usual digital shops.

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VA – DE:10.03 [ASGDE022]