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Pre-order: Special Request remixes Erol Alkan 'Spectrum'

Paul Woolford’s hardcore and rave-indebted Special Request project continues its industrious hot streak, delivering two sublime, peak-time reworks of Erol Alkan’s unstoppable ‘Spectrum’. Since its release in late 2018, Alkan’s hit has been as ubiquitous as Woolford himself, gaining momentum as a staple in the sets of DJs such as Andrew Weatherall, Sven Vath and Mano Le Tough.Pre-order here Beginning with the ‘Kaleidoscopic Mix’, SR strips back the high-energy reverie of Alkan’s original into something truly vast, building to an unmistakable and flawless acid bassline, from which emerge a brooding and dystopian network of melodies. Balancing tension and melancholy without...

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Red Axes and Erol Alkan feature on The Chemical Brothers Essential Mix

Red Axes ‘Teroof’ and the Matrixxman remix of Erol Alkan 'Spectrum' was featured in The Chemical Brothers' BBC Radio 1 Essential Mix which aired 12.05.19. Listen back to the Essential Mix in full via BBC Sounds and view the tracklist here Pick up the Matrixxman remix of 'Spectrum' on 12" vinyl, with two Machine Women 'Silver Echoes' remixes on the flip, here

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Baris K and Mano Le Tough remix Erol Alkan [PH83RMX2]

Erol Alkan invites two much-loved talents to work their own familiar magic on ‘Spectrum’. Mano Le Tough takes the track on a blissful trip through deep space, finding wormholes of sonic pleasure around an elastic bassline, waving bells and Moroder-esque synth. Finally, Istanbul's premier edit-master and renowned crate-digger Barış K takes the krautrock drums that drove Alkan's original track and engineers a dense, understated remix that utilises sounds inspired by the equally innovative heritage of Turkish rock and disco.Pick up the 12" vinyl here "After Matrixxman and Machine Woman's stellar remixes of 'Spectrum' and 'Silver Echoes', it's time to add...

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Matrixxman and Machine Woman remix Erol Alkan [PH83 RMX1]

Erol Alkan invites some of electronic music's most revered producers to expand on both sides of his first solo release in five years, ‘Spectrum’ and 'Silver Echoes'.Buy the 12" vinyl hereordownload, stream here Split across two diverse and distinct 12" singles, the first set of remixes sees techno-mastermind Matrixxman adds serious pressure to 'Spectrum' on his offering, upping the tempo and utilising the original’s halcyon synth line to create a high-energy version with moments of pure sensation. One of the most original and promising underground producers of the last few years, Machine Woman delivers two contrasting re-imaginings. Going deep and psychedelic on the ‘Minimal Machine Woman...

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