- Release Date 2011-10-07
- Label Sonarpilot Audio
- Catalog SPAR003
The first remix on the EP comes from Trevino – the new alter ego of soulful drum and bass pioneer, Marcus Intalex. His collaboration with Martyn on 'After Seven' back in 2008 saw Marcus stride confidently into Techno and Dubstep production territory. That release, on his own Revolve-R label expanded his reputation well beyond the realms of drum and bass. Marcus has recently dropped his first long player '21' with yet more hints of his deeper, slower sound adding the flavour while a release on Martyn's 3024 label in the summer of 2011 launched the Travino name as Marcus' new and permanent, non drum and bass moniker. The Trevino mix of 'Radar' features trademark lush pads and synths, tough European, techno edged drums and deep bass tones that hint at the 90s rave sound. Sonarpilot's original version of 'Radar' shines brightly alongside the remix on the EP building with layers of organic percussion, strong characteristic synth lines and his usual mix of cosmic and eastern sound bytes. The track once more highlights Moppert's attention to detail and his creative stereo trickery – a quite unique sound that always seems to feel fresh with every listen.
Backing up Radar on the EP is 'Corrosion' remixed by Viva Shade, something of a Sonarpilot Audio discovery. Viva Shade is the alter ego of Andy Bunting, a seasoned player who's 'punk to funk and beyond' sums up his musical background pretty well. Andy has played keys and guitar with numerous touring bands over the years and it's this rich musical heritage, along with a pas