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DUBBED OUT PRESENTS - HATCHA & FRIENDS 23/08/14

We review Dubbed Out's 5th birthday party!
Afterlife EP - Ali Renault - Vivod

Cyber Dance head Ali Renault takes time for another superb release on his discreet minimal wave/disco transmittal, Vivod. The title track is a midtempo, mechanical ballad, detailed with wistful, veiled synth touches expressing a deep, ultramarine mood. The b-side, the brisk ‘Birdial’ is steered by a propulsive motorik and a strong, melodic lead; this is some of the best material Renault has produced, pulling two needed tracks into one hardy single release.

Drunken Master - Psyko Punkz feat Dope D.O.D - Shadow Mask Music

The Dutch hardstyle duo are back with another monster hard hit, this time teaming up with fellow Dutch hip-hop trio Dope D.O.D. The rough and raw vocals compliment the tough beats perfectly, and the simple yet effective on-beat melody is reminiscent of Psyko Punkz's early hits. A sure-fire hit in the hard scene, and with remixes forthcoming from some of the biggest artists in the wider dance music scene, this could well be a break-out hit for the guys.

Turn Around (Âme Remix) - Sailor & I - Life and Death

Whispers in Berlin that its Innervisions crew had turned ‘trance’ had grown deafening, following some particularly euphoric performances at Mexico’s BPM Festival in January. Now we finally have proof in the form of this spectacular summer anthem Âme have turned in for the Life and Death stable. The original’s soulful singer/songwriter elements are adopted perfectly, wrapped around a twinkling, swirling cyclone of melody that peaks with an explosion of melancholic emotion. A definitive record that pushes the limits of what‘s defined as ‘progressive’ in 2014. 

Spectrum Prints - Hakim Murphy - Machining Dreams

Not content with releasing one of this year’s best albums as Innerspace Halflife, Hakim Murphy drops a new 12” with wildly different sounds. 'Wooble' and 'Sat Feedback' are full of abstract, off-beat textures, while 'Beats of Tempura' is a woozy, leftfield groove. At the other end of the scale there’s ‘Ally’, a tough techno groove that veers into warbling synth passages and 'Melody Of', which sees beautiful melodies supported by tough claps and insistent pulses.