The newest EP from VSK is simply named after its catalogue number, 47036 appears as the latest addition to Tommy Four Seven‘s illustrious 47 record label, is a twisted journey that delves into the depths of industrial techno with remarkable finesse.
The EP opens with “Sfere a Contatto” a track that sets the tone for what’s to come. It’s a relentless exploration of pulsating rhythms, accompanied by detailed textures that seem to emerge from the depths of a factory’s machinery. The combination of mechanical elements and ethereal textures creates a hauntingly beautiful contrast, drawing the listener into the heart of VSK’s sonic world.
Moving on, “Terza Variabile” maintains the EP’s dark and enigmatic atmosphere. The track’s pounding kicks and distorted synths create a hypnotic groove that’s impossible to resist. VSK demonstrates his knack for layering sounds with precision, building a dense tapestry that evolves and mutates as the track progresses. The result is a dance floor ripping composition that demands attention.
“Ottimizzazione” takes a slightly different direction, introducing a droning, cyclical element while retaining the EP’s signature industrial edge. The juxtaposition of melodic motifs and gritty textures gives the track an otherworldly quality, making it a standout moment on the release. The intricate arrangement and meticulous attention to detail showcase VSK’s ability to craft tracks that are both emotionally resonant and physically engaging.
Closing the EP, “Codici e Figure” is a powerful and driving composition that exemplifies VSK’s command over rhythm and energy. The track’s propulsive beat and complex percussive parts create a sense of dread, while the evolving synth patterns keep the listener engaged from start to finish.
In the realm of modern techno, the VSK 47036 EP stands as a testament to the genre’s capacity for innovation. With its sophisticated sound design, pulsating rhythms, and atmospheric depth, this release cements VSK’s reputation as a producer to watch and adds another compelling chapter to the evolving story of Tommy Four Seven’s 47 record label.
- Reviewed by Jack! Who? for deathtechno.com