The Focus EP
made of CONCRETE
25th February 2022
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‘Next up on Made Of Concrete is an EP from a true label mainstay – part of the lifeblood of the label; Toni Dextor.
Currently based in Berlin – Dextor has also released a slew of releases on labels such as Planet Rhythm, Adroit and Sektor Evolution. Toni Dextor’s productions have always reflected the true ethos and sound of the label and this latest offering is no different.
Also included in the package is a remix from Zürich based Jelena – the branch between the two being her involvement with Adroit.
‘The Focus’ kicks things off with an urgent, wrought iron loop that hacks it’s way through intensifying drums which build towards a mangled and mind-bending breakdown. The pressure doesn’t let up as the tracks charges to it’s conclusion, propelled by a kick as hefty as a mallet that keeps you trapped in a bit-crushed cage.
‘R14’ then follows up with a highly effective, capacious Techno track. With drums as thick as they come – panned, reverberated textures and a consistent stab are suffused with a metallic texture that provides a chilly but highly kinetic energy before Jelena’s remix brings the record to a close.
Her interpretation sets shimmering subs create a buoyant bed for the track – the kick bounces off from it as another pupil-widening sequence wades in. An elongated breakdown reaches it’s zenith before letting go in a manner guaranteed to send the floor into rapture.
Full Track Streaming:
“Kymatik Podcast 016”
Toni Dextor’s “Korten 003” on Sektor Evolution
Toni Dextor’s “Complex EP” on Adroit Recordings
Toni Dextor’s “Petrifaction EP” on made of CONCRETE
Toni Dextor’s “Retrospect EP” on Off Recordings
Toni Dextor’s “Substanz EP” on Planet Rhythm
Toni Dextor’s “Control EP” on Off Recordings
Toni Dextor’s “Fracture EP” on made Of CONCRETE
Toni Dextor’s “Definition EP” on made of CONCRETE
Toni Dextor’s “Decompose EP” on Off Recordings
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