Since the release of her debut EP ‘Ophiuchus‘ on Spencer Parker’s label Work Them Records back in 2015, French producer Anetha steadily climbed the ladder up to the top of the techno game with scarce but ever stand-out releases. After a first foray on Blocaus Series two years ago, the nimble-fingered lady returns to the Parisian outlet with ‘Bionic Romance‘ EP – a quartet of deadeye pounding tech weaponry, all set to subjugate up to the most unmanageable of crowds.
Lashing with gloves-off energy but intense focus, our pick ‘Virtual Ritual‘ is the kind of obliterating mental stomper that shall send the audience into orbit effortlessly – as tested and approved by Ben UFO, Blawan and Laurent Garnier, no less. Aiming to shake the foundations of the club from the first minute to the last, the track’s sustained onslaughts of raging kicks, paranoia-inducing vocals and mesmeric percussions maintain the pressure levels at a brain-melting topmost. All guns blazing, Anetha can blow the smoke from her barrel like a real blockbuster badass: she’s just delivered one of this year’s best records in the four-to-the-floor heavyweight category hands down.
Bionic Romance is out now via Blocaus Series, order a copy from Juno.
A1. Miyuki & Patrizia
A2. Ultra Speed Dating
B1. Silicon Desire
B2. Virtual Ritual