Drones over Tehran, black ops, wikitweaks Feel the familiar leash?
Meanwhile, the Midwest Menace captures a nervous world on loop from behind the Black curtain with his second EP, “Control Them.” Black: the absence of light. The floods dim at stage left, but Mayans refuse to relent. Lock-step kicks and a spectral bassline spy over your shoulder, star wars spin in indifferent orbit, glowing green ascii asks: “would you like to play a game”?
Control. An epoch streaming through indifferent speaker stacks. Ronnie Raygun, resurrected as the brit Max Headroom, reads from a dot-matrix spool. Did he just say what I thought he said? “Always, always — things are down to how you Kontrol Them.”
On the flip, “No Sleep Required” and “Strategic Formula” channel early Plus 8/Circuit Breaker with a percussive assault and half-bar loops built for big rooms. Bonus beats placate proletariat bread lines scratching platters on the stripped-down “Control Them (Tool Version).”
You thought The Wall fell. But a new hemisphere echoes – bitte kommen Sie jetzt mit mir… Just because you’re paranoid, don’t mean we’re not after you. Black Nation: heating up a cold war near you.
1. Control Them (6:08)
2. Control Them (Tool Version) (6:08)
3. No Sleep Required (7:15)
4. Strategic Formula (7:17)
Seth Troxler (Visionquest) – “supporting this big tony on the black will be playing!”
Tuomas Salmela – Phonogenic (Cocoon, 20:20 Vision) – good peak hour slammers
James What (Crosstown Rebels, Murmur, Dessous) – “Control Them” original is my pick here. Nice!
Nadja Lind (Klartraum / Lucidflow) – Will try No Sleep Required
Graeme Reedie (Silicon Soul) – Control Them is really cool thanx
DJ Emerson (freak waves / micro.fon / kiddaz.fm) – downloaded thanks!
Alland Byallo ( Liebe Detail, Floppy Funk, Dirtybird, [KONTROL]) – Dope. I’m a big fan of Tony. Proper cuts!
Orde Meikle (Slam / Soma ) – liking these trax, will try out – thanx guys!
Franco Bianco (Hypercolour, Dilek) Great release! Thanks for the music!
Laurent Garnier – Strategic Formula is the one for me!
Thomas Koch (DJ T, Get Physical) – will download. thank you for the good music!
Nicolas Masseyeff – Control Them is cool thx
Matt Walsh (Turbo) – banging big room stuff here, control them is great!
Eddie Richards Evil Eddie Richards – thanks!
MANDY (Get Physical ) will download. thank you for the good music!
Nathan Barato (Roots & Wings) – Control Them is pretty cool…could use that in the right moment!