Boomkat Product Review:
Padre Himalaya drop a limited and unique mixtape from Portugals Tendency that runs the gauntlet from experimental computer music to drum & bass. Fans of Lee Gamble's NTS shows should check!
"Tendency is the most unique and challenging DJ in Portugal. For more than a decade, he's been developing a very liquid form of mixing, not only technically but most importantly, sonically, while creating a very melting, weird sounding mix of organic, sub-heavy frequencies, together with the high pitch aggressions of the early rave influenced computer music in the line of Florian Hecker and alike. While in some larger European cities other DJs and producers were developing this approach conceptually, Tendency (Solution back then) refined this utopic, post-digital, aesthetics in the packed dancefloors of a small, musically conservative local club culture, not very tolerant to anything but catchy, melodic, dancefloor friendly, sets. It all sounded very futuristic, alien... It also sounded inevitable - like if the mix of genres and influences he was creating were logical, and yet most would never think of mixing them together." Carlos Milhazes (Matéria Prima)