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RBL011
ARTIST
ENKI
TITLE
TIM BURTON ABDUCTION
LABEL
RebelLION
CATALOGUE
RBL011
FORMAT
12"
RELEASE DATE
    2012/09/24
TERRITORY
WORLDWIDE
GENRE
ALL ARTISTS
DESCRIPTION

The clue is in the title of the release from new Rebellion signing Enki. A double odyssey of spiraling trippy grooves, ‘Tim Burton Abduction’ is all spooky FX, organs and dense rolling percussion a superb slice of heady tripped out infectious techno that is going down a storm with the Rebels crew this summer!!

A self-professed master of magic and exorcism, French born Enki is certainly a young talent with a distinctively dreamlike quality to his music. Seemingly unperturbed or influenced by the current populist dancefloor, Rebellion has found a perfect contributor to its off-centre catalogue of cavernous late night sounds as Enki offers up his debut and what he calls “Alien House and Cosmic

Techno”, conceived to make people dance naked under the full moon.

A-side ‘Tim Burton Abduction’ is a treat for the senses – a purely hypnotic groove that unravels and builds in a glitchy outer space framework of chimes, claps, bells and bleeps. As the gentle kick enters the mix, the grip of the groove is tighter still as the sci-fi FX and abstract organ melodies merge with the intricate percussive patterns.

On the flip, ‘From Another Planet’ weaves strange melodies in another spellbinding setting. Big on atmosphere and rhythm, the sub bass creeps in and takes the tracker to a deeper place as soaring electronic harps and abstract keys work into the fluid ethereal groove and the drama builds.

Off-kilter, dark and absorbing, Enki’s debut is another reason to watch the French underground and a fine example of Rebellion’s leftfield imagination.

Published: August 30, 2012