Boomkat Product Review:
More shimmering, soulful techno from Michel Baumann. 'Gothan' hinges on a minimal central chord pattern, as coloured by a tremolo effect that produces a kind of glistening unevenness. Warm, classic sounding drums push the track forwards with crisp handclaps and hefty kick sounds supported by a pulsing bass tone. The dub version augments the production with some extra synth weirdness with a watery rhythm, providing a neat alternative to the more casual, stripped back sounds of the original. 'Male Kicks' is different again, opening with distant recordings of tribal chanting and developing to embrace a thriving network of percussive figures including both 'real', handplayed drums in addition to finely crafted electronics.