Reeko _ Ella – Episodio II & III [MD15 & MD16]
I got this today and loved it as it reminded me of how Reeko opened his set the last time I seen him.
On Episodo II – Segmento 4 is definitely for the heart. Beautiful and beatless, it was incredible hearing it soar on the clubs sound system and I had to take it all in as I thought I’d never hear it again. Gorgeous.
As far as I can remember he followed that with Segmento 3.. which complimented the deep and hypnotic vibe perfectly. The percussions momentum just grows and grows and grows. I really admire the attention to detail in Juan’s tracks, especially the incidental sounds that hes always adding to propel them forward.
Episodo III – is on the dub side of techno and is accurately described in the promo as showing a “maturity” to Juan’s productions. In terms of his quality and skill, these tracks show that he must be brimming with ideas. Segmento 5 is probably the most sympathetic to the grainy / bitcrushed dub techno sound.. but for me, Segmento 6’s early rhythms are classic spanish tech and I really like the way these tracks evolve to become more ambient towards the end. Its a real nice blend.