Skins - SKINS002

£7.49

(£8.99 Incl VAT)

Skins Records

Released 27th July 2018

The second in the Skins whitelabel series delivers yet more carefully crafted dub techno for the dancefloor. Opener ‘Sahara Sky’ begins with menacing low-end atmospherics, with slowly evolving pads and chords forming an assured groove punctuated by dreamy synth lines. ‘Eve’ is similarly groove-based, with its relentless forward momentum kept in check by a wistful descending chord sequence. In both, Skins lends the spaciousness synonymous with dub techno a club-focused kineticism, creating versatile tracks that allow DJs to transform the vibe, whether building up or winding down. The record also features two synth tools: an energetic acid/dub fusion and a stripped-back polymetric chord jam, offering myriad possibilities for textural play and keeping listeners guessing.

a1. Sahara Sky

a2. Synth Tool 1

b1. Eve

b2. Synth Tool 2