Mon, 04 Jul 1 comments Drumcode outlines new A-Sides compilation It's the fifth volume in the series for Adam Beyer's label, which is celebrating two decades in the business this year. This Beck does capably, as he spins through Mark Henning's "You're Digging Into Me" and a VonStroke mix of "Mothership Reconnection" where we get not just vocals but a palpable funkinesswhile simultaneously showcasing the minimalism of Heiko Laux and Steve Rachmad's "The Viking" and providing a little historical perspective by way of Funk D'Void.
The primary function here is to give a snapshot of where Soma is at and, perhaps, correct the common misapprehension that this Glasgow institution is exclusively a hard techno label.
The December 19th show is one of a string of Scottish dates the Glasgow duo are playing in the next few weeks. In just under an hour, he sprints from DeepChord's dusty dub techno to a rolling, effervescent peak of chattering machine funk Mark Reeve's "Dice," his own "Algoreal"before easing us down with Matthias Tanzmann's remix of Silicone Soul's "Right On, Right On" and Villalobos's take on Envoy's "Seawall.
Gary Beck - Algoreal inch mix It's smooth, the gear changes are effortless, it covers a lot of ground in a short space of time and it races towards an explosive climax which, tantalisingly, never quite materialises. This is not a platform for his creativity as a DJ. DeepChord - Tonality of Night - Spiral 1 Despite its functionality, Soma 21 is hugely refreshing. View the full label profile.
Thu, 26 Nov Post a comment Jackhammer turns 14 with Slam, Dave Clarke The December 19th show is one of a string of Scottish dates the Glasgow duo are playing in the next few weeks. Joe Stawarz - M17 Ambivalent's Byways remix Envoy - Seawall Ricardo Villalobos remix. It's the fifth volume in the series for Adam Beyer's label, which is celebrating two decades in the business this year. Fri, 13 Nov 85 comments 80 people killed at Paris venue Le Bataclan The incident was one of several violent attacks in the French capital on Friday night.
Known and respected for his unique sound, he has gained support from the best names in the business and released music on some of the genre's leading labels, institutions such as Drumcode, Cocoon and Saved as well as his own BEK Audio. Soma 21 is like going MPH in a very expensive car. View the full artist profile. Beck is clearly in command of his source material, but there is an underlying sense, too, that he has to get a move on. Mark Reeve - Dice Much as the patient mix can be a wonderful thing, so there are times when you just want to get in there and get busy see also Ben Klock's fabric mix.
Working within this constrained format all the tracks are Soma releases fromGary Beck parks his ego and gets straight to the point.
It is that rarest of things, a commercial DJ mix which leaves you wanting more. Alex Under - Addendum As a regular fixture at the world's top clubs and festivals, Glasgow born producer and DJ Gary Beck has long been established as a primary figure in techno.
The incident was one of several violent attacks in the French capital on Friday night. Gary Beck - Soma Compilation 21 Now, this is how you handle that potentially thorny commission: