OorsprongPark – Dark Marble [MTROND008]

Drenched in gloom and gloss, OorsprongPark’s soundscapes hexed our minds once again, and we couldn’t be happier to welcome back the Utrecht-based producer for his second release on Mechatronica. Dark Marble is bleak, gleaming and doubtlessly fluid, a sublime followup to his 2019 debut album Velvet Curtain.

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OorsprongPark – Dark Marble [MTROND008]

2020 TOP 3 – Readers List

From time to time I like to take a brief look at what our readers enjoyed the most and the end of the year is always a good time to do so. In order to do this I compile a top 3 of the most appreciated albums, compilations, mixes our readers liked in the last year.

As a cover for this year’s post I choose a map showing from where our visitors come and the first 10 places are the US, Germany, Romania, UK, Ukraine, The Netherlands, Spain, France, Russia and Italy.

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2020 TOP 3 – Readers List

VA – Aid EP II [MTRONAID2]

“Should you still have any additional good fortune left, we have put together a second Aid EP, to help support the artists in our community and on our label, currently under financial pressure due to the massive amount of DJ gig and live set cancellations within our scene – and to keep the lights on in our collective, which is heavily dependent on income from event production. All sales will be split 50/50 between the artists and ourselves, after production costs have been recouped.”

VA – Aid EP II [MTRONAID2]

Das Ding – Your Content Will Arrive Shortly [MTRONW007]

DAS DING - Your Content Will Arrive Shortly

Another exploratory and bulletproof data delivery by Das Ding, returning for his second record in the Mechatronica White series following ”I Am Not A Robot” from last year – this time assisted by Heap’s radiant interpretation on the flip.

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Das Ding – Your Content Will Arrive Shortly [MTRONW007]

Inhalt – Simulation [MTRON019]

Los Angeles-based Inhalt assemble a strikingly unique selection of eight producers across generations styles and musical backgrounds to remix and simulate Inhalt’s 2018 Commerce EP. On a backdrop of EBM, techno, electro, industrial and more these new remixes vigorously intensify Inhalt’s examination of neo-liberal capitalism and identity. Through this process a new alluring narrative of the tensions of 2020 is born.

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Inhalt – Simulation [MTRON019]

VA – Aid EP [MTRONAID1]

If you’re currently lucky to be in a position to spare some funds, please consider making a charitable donation in your community to help fight the Covid-19 outbreak. Should you still have any additional good fortune left, we have put together an Aid EP, to help support the artists on our label, currently under financial pressure due to the massive amount of event and DJ gig cancellations – and to keep the lights on in our collective, which is heavily dependent on income from event production.

The Aid EP additionally enables us to provide a bit of work for our mastering engineer, also a DJ and producer, financially impacted by event cancellations. All sales will be split 50/50 between the artists and ourselves, after mastering costs have been recouped.

Stay healthy out there – and if you have the means, we encourage you to find ways to reach out and support those affected in your local communities.

VA – Aid EP [MTRONAID1]

Credit 00 – Beats For The Streets EP [MTRON017]

Merciless machine funk, haunting soundscapes and rugged electro styles, drenched in concrete and vigorously fortified by the iconic German producer’s sonic development through 90s street culture. Credit 00 moves like no one else.

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Credit 00 – Beats For The Streets EP [MTRON017]

Cardopusher – Fed With Lies [MTRONW006]

Cardopusher lands on Mechatronica’s White series with a violent mesh of EBM, electro, industrial, techno and unearthly ambience, impaled with sonic truths and programmed for mass feeding. A menacing antidote to these deceitful times.

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Cardopusher – Fed With Lies [MTRONW006]

Assembler Code & Jensen Interceptor – Random Patterns EP [MTRON015]

Assembler Code & Jensen Interceptor are one of electro’s most devastating duos right now. Mechatronica welcome them for four more hard hitting jams after their “Vapour Waves” EP on this label got plenty of people talking. These are tunes with an old school feel that will blow up your bass bins and tear apart your tweeters with their mix of low end heaviness and bright melodic patterns. Superbly urgent drum programming sweeps you off your feet and races you through astral skies on “Noise Theory”, “Otherwise” has a raggedy-ass broken beat and “Day 1” has a blistering bassline of the highest order.

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Assembler Code & Jensen Interceptor – Random Patterns EP [MTRON015]

Norwell – Fúzió EP [MTRON014]

Norwell returns to Mechatronica with a haunting set of electro driven sounds, fusing acid-soaked electro for the floor, atmospheric breaks and ethereal jungle styles into a versatile EP, further intensified by Solid Blake’s relentless hi-octane remix on the flip.

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Norwell – Fúzió EP [MTRON014]

Zeta Reticula – Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons [MTRON013]

Zeta Reticula returns to Mechatronica with a radiant tale of astronomical phenomena and deep-space molecular development – a more than ideal backdrop to the EP’s four powerful and diverse electro tracks, built by the acclaimed Slovenian producer also known as Umek. Following up on his “I Am Mensch” record released on Mechatronica last year, Zeta Reticula takes the listener on a light-speed journey from the earliest organic compounds, past the dazzling formation formation of life, between orbiting double stars – and finally into the unknown, stretching obscurely far-reaching parsec units

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Zeta Reticula – Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons [MTRON013]