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out now: Planetary Assault Systems – Function 4 (Remixes Episode 2) [Mote-Evolver]

June 20, 2012

Artist:
Planetary Assault Systems

 

Title:
Function 4 – Remixes Episode 2

 

Label:
Mote-Evolver

 

Cat#:
MOTE030

 

Release Date:
09th July 2012

 

Format:
12″ & digital

 

Tracklist:
01)
Function 4
(Lucy Remix 1)

02)
Function 4
(Marcel Dettmann Base Dub Remix)

03)
Function 4
(Shifted Remix)

04)
Function 4
(Lucy Remix 2)

 

Press Info:
Mote030 is the second remix package to reinterpret Planetary Assault Systems’ seminal record ‘Function 4’. Originally released on the influential Peacefrog label in 2000, Luke Slater now hosts ‘Function 4’ on his Mote-Evolver imprint and invites three of the finest minds in electronic music to tease the original apart and reconfigure it anew: Lucy, Marcel Dettmann and Shifted.

Lucy opens the record with a structural re-imagination of ‘Function 4’ where the beats become broken and the layers dense. Amid hisses and snarls Lucy skilfully reweights the elements and splinters the vocal, giving rise to a stunning, hypnotic atmosphere.

Marcel Dettmann, who appeared on the first episode of the remix package, is back with a new agenda. His ‘Base Dub Remix’ revels in swung beats, taking the material and submerging it into a space that is deep and aqueous, with euphoric results.

In Shifted’s hands ‘Function 4’ becomes galvanised. Shifted takes it hard, ratcheting the pace up-a-gear and accelerating into industrial terrain. Persistent and pernicious, this track sounds less like it was made by human hands and more like the product of a complex industrial process.

The record closes with Lucy once again rethinking ‘Function 4’. He mines the twisted beats of the original and moves them into hybrid dub territory. And in spite of the pounding bass line, the track manages to reach out into the realms of ecstatic ambience.

This package sees Lucy, Marcel Dettmann and Shifted highlighting the disparate facets of ‘Function 4’. The EP contains industrial, broken beat, dub and ambient elements; a multiplicity of ideas to move not just the body but also to provoke the mind.

 

Listen:

 

Videos:
“Function 4 (Shifted Remix)”

“Function 4 (Marcel Dettmann Base Dub Remix)”

Videos created by the29nov films.

 

Review (5/5 stars):
yes… package number 2.

Dubby Marcel is great. My fav.

Shifted. Typical. Industry-influenced beeping stuff. Perhaps this my fav?

Lucy is solid techno. Also nice.

As always Luke provides a very nice package on his label.

 

Related Release:
Planetary Assault Systems – “Function 4 (Remixes Episode 1)”

 

Buy Vinyl:
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deejay.de
clone.nl
djshop.de
rushhour.nl
more soon

 

Buy Digital:
Beatport
iTunes
JunoDownload
Hardwax
7Digital
more soon

 

Websites:
Planetary Assault Systems
Mote-Evolver

 
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