Cooper Saver shows the width of his mixing savoir faire, adroitly manoeuvring in between the lines – from stealth late-nighters to old-school house shufflers, through breaksy electroid eruptions, tribal rhythms and laid-back vintage acideries.
Packed with the kind of pacey acid swing and hi-energy tribal vibrations that made the 90s rave sound an endless source of inspiration for contemporary producers and DJs, E-Talking’s debut IA mix makes for a tirelessly impressive hour-long artistic manifesto that keeps on giving, bar after bar.
‘Severance’ is an accomplished and compelling listen, exploring twilight territories set in both the past and future, a technique Mikron have perfected here. Once again, that black and white logo and the brothers Corcoran deliver the goods.
A well-known figure in Lisbon’s ever effervescent underground scene, Portuguese DJ and producer Caroline Lethô dishes out a pulsating mix of laser-guided breaks, droney tech vibrations, 303-marinated electro and further leftfield-leaning oddities.