When 100% Pure reissued Steve Rachmad aka Sterac’s 1995 opus, ‘Secret Life of Machines’ in 2012, the released coincided with the birth of the “new minimal”
Bournemouth via Berlin-based producer BNJMN makes immersive techno that resists swift classification, moving with ease between industrialist minimalism, technicolour melodies and screw-face brutality. Over a career
This is straight up space music: aliens, black holes, astronauts, star ships. Contained are absolutely massive beats and bottomless synth pads. ‘Anima Mundi’ is acidic, burning away the rust to reveal the shiny underbelly of a rocket ship headed to a distant solar system. This is true stargazing music, made for asking the biggest questions of our existence.