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On The Phone

  • Artists Bodyscrub, Axel Karakasis
  • Release Date 2013-07-01
  • Labels Organism
  • Catalog ORGA27
  • Description Yan Strikers Swiss label !Organism turns to Axel Karakasis for its 27th EP, On The Phone. Axel Karakasis is the most recognisable Greek name in the techno scene, his career is marked by a number of classic releases on labels like Respekt as well as his own Remain label and a series of appearances at clubs around Europe that have established him as an international DJ of much repute within the world of techno. This new EP only confirms his unique voice within that world across three tracks and one remix from Bodyscrub.

    First up is the title track, a streamlined but heady brew of smooth hi hats, icy ambiance and frictionless beats that rolls and rolls until you are totally hypnotised by its long and drawn out rhythms. The remix from Hidden and Respekts experienced Italian Bodyscrub is quicker and tougher, with heavier kick drums and more insistent loops of steely, glistening percussion. Its peak time stuff that will have dancefloors in controlled frenzies from start to finish.

    Next up is Cadence, a track which burrows ever deeper into techno hypnotism with releases of tension coming through blasts of white noise, propulsion coming from the cantering kicks and all the while as Karakasis displays his great knack for pin point, precise sound design. This one is all about minimum effort but maximumeffect.

    Closing out the no nonsense EP is the fierce Going Out with its slapping drums, grumbling, hidden synth lines and hiccupping percussive ticks. The whole thing is long and smooth and really works its way under your skin in fine style akin to fellow techno greats like Speedy J, Adam Beyer or Cari Lekebusch. Fun but functional stuff on all counts from Karakasis and !Organism.

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