mannigfaltig *rmxs pt 1*
A1. Goldene Acht *Mind Against Rmx*
A2. Dreizehnspecht *Nathan Fake Rmx*
B1. Neuntöter *Adana Twins Rmx*
B2. Zehnpunkt-Marienkäfer *Shed Rmx*
Dominik Eulberg's Mannigfaltig album proved a huge success last year, and now Eulberg has curated a top selection of 10 outstanding artists to rework key tracks from it. The first of two Remix-EPs contains reworks by Mind Against, Nathan Fake, Adana Twins, Shed and 1979.
The Italian duo Mind Against go first after fomenting their own celestial techno sound on Tale Of Us' After Life. Here they remix 'Goldene Acht' into a brain cleansing melodic cut with sparkling synths as the supple techno drums hypnotise below. Long time Border Community innovator Nathan Fake then flips 'Dreizehenspecht' into a swaggering bit of heavy, broken dub with glassy sounds, crunchy hits and bright harmonies unfolding up top. A vigorous trip.
Diynamic family members Adana Twins have a nuanced techno sound that comes to the fore in their 'Neuntöter' remix, as they build crackling tension with a rocking, massive lead synth. It will have the club in raptures as it draws out ever more before eventually the chugging drums pump again. Ostgut Ton's Shed is dripping with sounds and moods of the past, yet is rightly known as one of the scene's sharpest innovators. He flips 'Zehnpunkt-Marienkäfer' into a track that shimmers with spring-time melodies that float high above the burrowing drums. The digital package of EP1 sees two additional remixes, leading with the 1979 rework of 'Fünffleck-Widderchen'. This remix of Hosh's Fryhide collaborator has pensive and meditative chords drawn out over punchy drums. Additionally there is also a Adana Twins Funk Remix of 'Neuntöter', which is filled with 80s synths and beeps which generate colourful retro-future vibes.