Building on a career that’s spanned more than two decades, and recognition as one of Tokyo’s hardest working and most admired techno pioneers, Q’Hey delivers his full length album “Core” on Japanese label Torque. Core presents Q’Hey through multiple lenses; Intense. Experimental. Energetic. Raw. Making no compromises.
Beijing based artist Elvis T. aka Technetium returns to Japanese label Torque with a futuristic techno tune called “Holzig”. It comes with 4 remixes by Jonas Kopp, Ben Sims, Q’Hey and JAK.
On the Original Mix, Technetium (Mothership/Acupuncture) combines chunky drums, dark bass and futuristic sounds, with powerful results. Next is the remix by Argentina’s Jonas Kopp (Curle/Stroboscopic Artefacts) who provides a bumpy ride through analog grooves, lo-fi drums and clever swing. The legendary Englishman Ben Sims (Theory/Drumcode) goes straight for the big room funk with his remix, chock-full of jackin’ groove and mechanical overtones. In a remix by Q’Hey (MB Elektronics), the Tokyo legendary dj/producer holds true to key elements of the original, but adds his signature deep bass, big drive and tantalizing buildups. Exclusive to the digital release is a rework by West Coast U.S. artist and Torque resident JAK (SubSensory Recordings/Torque), who delivers an absolute stomper of a remix. Big room elements are in full effect as JAK rounds out the pack with his unstoppable groove.