**COMPETITION CLOSED** On Friday 25th January, Dresden’s much loved record label Uncanny Valley take over Wilde Renate in Berlin for a night of interstellar house, techno
Illustrating the track’s pulsating rhythms with a convulsive black and white composition of rotating geometric shapes, abstract figures and IT glitches, Dybala’s piece makes for a much compelling, hypnotic visual collage that fits Chino’s music like a glove. Warning: this video can potentially trigger seizures for people with photosensitive epilepsy.
We invited Stefan Schmidt-Dichte aka Perm for a bit of DJ action, and he came up with a killer mix interlacing straight out pulsating techno cuts with polyrhythmic detours and further minimalist, off-kilter grooves. We also had a chat with the man to discuss studio methods, living in Leipzig and his beginnings in music production.
Fett Burger and Luca Lozano teaming up again, Madteo back with the christening release of his eponymous label, edit-sensei Mori Ra killing it with another batch of top-class revamps, Lee Gamble stepping up on UIQ for the first time… May got our processors on overheat! Here’s our monthly compilation.
‘Detitled’, ‘Davos’ and ‘Nascent’ function as a musical triptych, borrowing fragments from the previous and paving the way for the next to come with a consistent sense of originality and liaison. The tunes unravel so naturally that this might well sound like the perfect jam session, rich in surprises yet impeccably wrapped-up.