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Berlin EBM techno boss, Hector Oaks works out under his Cadency alias on a strapping debut LP for Tresor
‘Año V-I’ just reeks of sweat and poppers and bing and strong booze and 12 hour shifts by the speaker stacks. It’s the most significant payload of Hector Oaks work following 2018’s ‘As We Were Saying’ for another techno bastion, Georgia’s Bassiani, and serves as an upfront showcase of what he does best; total geiler hammer tunes, jaaa bitte.
From the cantering stud ‘I Learned That on the Street’ to his nagging 6am pounder ‘Uno A’, there’s wall-to-wall brawn inside, with particular highlights in the bucking trance-techno of ‘Cybertunnel’ and the mission sequence ignition of ‘Bringing Down The System’, while he trots out some kinky heat in ‘All This Was Fire’ and a Suburban Knight-like attack called ‘I’m Talking To You (Cadency Remix.)