- Release Date 2018-03-02
- Label Mote Evolver
- Catalog MOTE052D
Deutschmann's deft usage of split-second samples on the opening track ?Seduced? turns a distant, repeated murmur of the track title into an inescapable command, while a dense undergrowth of acid bassline makes it clear there's no turning back. The interlude ?Apsurt? follows with lofty, faintly ominous synth pads providing the backing to a glass elevator ride to the top of a skyscraper utopia, all while a reassuring monologue on neurology points towards a future of human connectivity. The tension between the dark-tinted instrumentation and these utopian pronouncements is a classic techno trope that Deutschmann employs to great effect.
On the b-side, ?Survive? plays out very much like the more intense and anxious twin of ?Seduced,? again relying on the repeitition of a single reverberating word to set the tone, while the hammering drum patterns fill in the details. The closer ?Lost? dispenses with the vocalisations completely and lets the steaming mechanical processes take center stage: the stripped-down symbiosis of body and brain that this track achieves is very rperesnetative of Deutschmann's work overall.?