Barker ‎- BARKER 001

  • Hyper-detailed techno for daring DJs.
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  • Sam Barker and Ostgut Ton are proving to be an excellent combination. BARKER 001, his second solo release for Berghain's in-house label, is a low-key white-label packing three intelligent techno tracks. It's more rhythmic than Barker's excellent Debiasing EP from last year but just as touching, pushing a sculpted, considered sound that pairs scattershot drums with tender synth tones. Best of all is "Neuron Collider," which is on the verge of disintegration until a gorgeous sustained synth tone bursts through the chaos. Ostgut Ton says this EP is for the dance floor, but it's going to take a skilled DJ to make these hyper-detailed tracks work.
  • Tracklist
      A1 Neuron Collider A2 Kickboxing B1 Maximum Utility