Move D & Benjamin Brunn: Songs from the Beehive

Move D is a producer whose music is all over the map. His classic album Kunststoff was a late example of “intelligent” techno, while his recent Workshop releases seem inspired by Detroit house. His three BineMusic albums (including another collaboration with Brunn) are generally dubby and downtempo, while his recent Modern Love 12″ is dubby and uptempo. As much as I appreciate David Moufang’s willingness to experiment, he may be a little too prolific.
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Formication: Agnosia

I had the misfortune of choosing to first listen to this mini-album by the UK duo known as Formication at about one o’clock in the morning, with powerful winds of 70km/h whirling at my window in the blackness. The ambience was creepy enough without the music, and when the first sounds of Agnosia began to fade in I feared it would be too much, but I listened, paralyzed.
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