out now: Cuften – Solar Ashes EP [Planet Phuture]

 

Artist:
Cuften

 

Title:
Solar Ashes EP

 

Label:
Planet Phuture

 

Cat#:
PP.008

 

Release Date:
05th February 2021

 

Format:
vinyl, download & streaming

 

Tracklist:
01.
Solar Ashes

02.
The Black Rain Order

03.
Kjhfskjoize

04.
Lasttt Batttle

05.
Rise Of The Neo-Humans

 

Press Info:
Hot on the heels of our tentacular project ’The Most Famous Unknown’, Planet Phuture is proud to welcome rising French talent Cuften to the fold. A most fitting match for PP’s future-facing vision, Damien Peltier has been pushing some of the finest techno around over the last couple of years, landing a handful memorable cuts via the likes of Parisian label Tripalium and his own imprint, Purusu. Cloaked in dim-lit atmospheres and open-ended post-apocalyptic narratives, his debut solo 12” blends in all of the elements that made his sound stand out from the crowd of releases coming up these days – traversed by dogged primitive rhythms and reassessed 303-infused Detroit’isms, but also stamped with his signature no-frills rave elegance.

Speeding up the cosmic highway like Deckard roams San Fran’s neon-splattered alleys on the hunt for replicants, Cuften takes us on a full-immersion journey into dystopian electronic soundscapes. Full-beam on, ’Solar Ashes’ has us drifting amidst ruins of a devastated city – its lysergic bass languidly threading its way across brutalist concrete facades and cold ember set for reignition. A more martial affair, ’The Black Rain Order’ pulls out the rattling drums, slo-boiling arpeggios and moebius-strips of wistful acid to score a supremely tense crescendo, both optimally tasted on and off the dance floor.

Moving up closer to the free-spirited vibe of the ’90s open-air raves, ‘Rise Of The Neo-Humans’ unleashes a baroque firestorm of sucker-punchy toms and hyperventilating shuffle, woven against an endlessly expanding corolla of hallucinogenic shapes and fluttering harmonics. Sinking further deep into all-dark dubby grounds, ‘Lasttt Batttle’ extrudes its obsessive melody out a thick gangue of squelchy chords and bleepin’ engineering to form the kind of brain-washing hybrid pumper that’ll roast your last remaining neurones. Trouble-brewing isn’t over though and the droney ‘Kjhfskjoize’ shall take you to places unknown through eleven minutes of envelope-shifting shamanism, thinking noise bake-off and gravity-defying arrangements. Bend your mind.

 

Full Track Streaming:

 

Video:
“Solar Ashes”


Video by the29nov films

 

Special:
“@ Maison TSUGI festival”

 

Recommendation:
Cuften’s “SECAM Dreams” on Tripalium Records

 

Buy Vinyl:
Cuften @ Bandcamp
Deejay
Juno
OYE Records
Decks
Clone
Red Eye Records
more soon

 

Buy Download:
Cuften @ Bandcamp
JunoDownload
Beatport
Clone Digital
iTunes
more soon

 

Commercial Streaming Services:
Tidal
Deezer
Spotify
Youtube Music

 

Websites:
Cuften
Planet Phuture

 

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