Boomkat Product Review:
Premium, fanged studio productions and burning live excerpts from Silent Servant, putting a range of Elektron-branded kit thru its paces for the company’s new vinyl outlet.
With additional “sound sources provided by J.S. Aurelius” (Marshstepper), LA’s finest corrals that signature 5/4 shuffle with prickling, serpentine EBM flow across the A-side’s irresistible Run - we’d fuckin’ love to hear this in a sweaty, cavernous warehouse - whereas the flipside’s Stationary recedes into a more dubwise mix, pinging sticky rimshots around glutinous bass and allowing more ghostly pads to drift in the space between.
The longer Live Excerpt 2015, recorded at Complex, LA, gives a strong taste of Silent Servant’s live performances, armed with distorted walkie talkie and charged on rippling, hypnotic synthlines.
Looks, feels, tastes potent.