Boomkat Product Review:
Strident, muscular techno-house from honorary Manc and pivotal DJ/producer/label-owner Laurent Garnier on the 4th of five exclusive store-specific EPs for his COD3 QR series
A multimedia experience tooled with QR code for bonus material, ‘33T.E.P.S.V. EP04’ pitches Garnier in effortlessly rolling form on both parts. The 10min+ ‘Liebe grüße aus Cucuron’ stealthily builds from modulated kick and big chords into a sub-bass-powered momentum and full-wingspan synth lead, balancing an elegant rudeness comparable with classic Carl Craig and his original Detroit inspirations, and the needs of Euro-rave megadomes.
On the other side of the wave is ‘Granulator Bordelum’, which escalates with a pill-belly purpose from filtered techno to fist-pump prog over 9 finely tempered minutes for grander stages and sweltering basements alike...