|1.||"A Little Moonlight Dancing"|
|2.||"Detroit Tracks 1" (Analog mix)|
Swedish hardware heroes Skudge's eponymous imprint went from strength to strength in 2012 with releases from themselves, MRSK, Rivet and Fishermen and remixes from many others, and they look to continue the momentum throughout 2013 with a massive release schedule. First on the list is Detroit producer Jared Wilson, whose deep acid tracks on labels such as Dolly, Dixon Avenue Basement Jams and his own 7777 imprint have turned him into a cult figure amongst enthusiasts of acid techno. Skudge spare no expense in spreading these four tracks across two 12"s; the title track sees a rough 303 loop and skittering hi-hats skating over searching pads while "Grave Stalkin" is more driving affair that sees darker acid touches moving deep into a wormhole of blacked out reverb. The second 12" leads with the stupendous "Hastings '95", a furious piece of 134bpm techno that sounds at times like a runaway steam train, while the flip contains the more sedate "Detroit Tracks 1 (Analog mix)", where a thick, sub-aquatic 303 line flows through a heady cocktail of swelling chords and abstracted diva vocals. Whether you're familiar with Wilson's acid mastery or not, this double pack is essential!
Alberto Pascual, Mark Forshaw, Billy Nasty, Skudge, Owain Kimber (Owain K), Tripeo, Frankie Bones, Charlton, Daniel Andreasson, Dan Lodig, Juno Recommends Techno, Marsman, Francis Inferno Orchestra, Shane Linehan, Rivet, Anaxander, Marquis Hawkes
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