ACID MONDAYS

TACOS PER MINUTE EP

Rumors

RMS010

ACID MONDAYS

TACOS PER MINUTE EP

Rumors

RMS010

RMS010
ARTIST
ACID MONDAYS
TITLE
TACOS PER MINUTE EP
LABEL
Rumors
CAT NO.
RMS010
FORMAT
12"
RELEASE DATE
    2015/12/11
TERRITORY
WORLDWIDE
GENRE
FEATURING
Acid Mondays

SALES NOTES

The duo Acid Mondays have brought their quirky forms of house and techno to a wealth of respected labels over the years - Warp, Circus and 2020 Vision to name but a few. Now, Negghead and Lex Wolf can add Guy Gerber’s forward-thinking RUMORS to that list, with their humorously-titled ‘Tacos Per Minute’ EP which looks set to add to the imprint’s hard-earned reputation as a breeding ground for innovative techno.

The eponymous lead track features skittering metallic echoes, a pulsing sub-bass, distorted vocals and futuristic synth chords for an atmospheric opener.

The first of the B-sides, ‘Mezcalid’ takes things darker and deeper. Rattling, mechanical percussion combines with a satisfyingly heavy, rhythmic bass-line before joining skipping riders for an irresistible groove.

That characteristic sub-bass makes a reappearance in ‘Techno Wellies’, a track whose driving drums and up-tempo claps set the scene for a multitude of echoing effects and shimmying percussion eventually developing into a samba-esque piece of techno.

The ‘Tacos Per Minute’ EP is a danceable yet quirky techno release, whose attention to percussive detail and slightly dusty feel mark it out as a characteristic Acid Mondays production, sitting comfortably amongst the high-calibre catalogue of RUMORS releases.

 

Published: 11th November 2015