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MONTALK - Foundations EP

Catalog Number: SNAP1

Label: Resilience

Format: Vinyl


Release Type: EP

Genre: Techno, Experimental, Electronic, UK, Recommendations,

Availability: In stock


MONTALK - Foundations EP

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The newly-minted Resilience Label opens up proceedings with its promising inaugural release from eccentric techno duo Montalk. The four tracks which comprise the 'Foundations' EP present a precisely crafted, yet psychedelic take on body-assaulting industrial techno. Opener 'CLCK' sets the tone with aggressive peaking kicks and crushed machine drones which threaten to subsume all in their path. 'An Infinite Loop' adopts a sneering acid bass which fuzzes out in delays to suggest a luxurious synthetic wash by its close, while '54562' similarly overturns expectations as crawling subs gradually give way to more propulsive, Helm-esque percussion clangs. The pick is 'Nocturnal', where macho drums and an ethereal, spiralling backdrop manage to pull all of the EP's tricks at once.

An Infinite Loop
MONTALK - Foundations EP
  • CLCK
  • 54562
  • Nocturnal
  • An Infinite Loop

Additional Information

Label Resilience
Format Vinyl
Back to date No

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