With ‘Past, Present, Future – Vol 2,’ Canadian DJ and producer Carlo Lio has crafted a dizzying two CD mix that captures the menacing essence of Dubfire’s SCI-TEC label. Lio has raided the SCI-TEC catalogue and displays a deft production skill through his seamless use of percussive and melodic tools and loops. Elements of as many as four separate tracks appear simultaneously and the result is sleek and relentless- never cluttered.
Part 1 is a retrospective look back at seminal SCI-TEC releases like Dubfire’s ominous freight train 'Rabid' and Reset Robot’s eerie 'Goblin', while Part 2 is more contemporary featuring Nick Curly’s haunting remix of Zoo Brazil’s 'Slob' and SHDWPLAY’s twisted 'Drug of Choice'.
‘Past, Present, Future- Vol. 2’ is out on June 27 on CD and in digital format.
Carlo Lio’s international tour in support of ‘Past, Present, Future – Vol. 2’ kicks off on June 14.
June 14 The Art of SCI+TEC @ Blow Gallery, Barcelona
June 15 SCI+TEC @ East Ender Main Stage, Barcelona
June 24 Gare, Porto
June 30 Awakenings Festival, Amsterdam
July 6 Music On @ Amnesia, Ibiza
July 15 Marrakech, Malta
July 21 Monegros Festival, Fraga
August 4 Music On @ Amnesia, Ibiza
August 7 Kazantip Festival, Simferopol
August 11 102, Neuss
August 14 Kantine, Augsburg
August 17 Music On @ Amnesia, Ibzia
August 23 Pacha, Hammamet
August 26 El Row, Barcelona
Words: Joshua Stephens