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Premiere: Alican – No Such Thing [Isolate]

Following their epic V/A ‘Mutations’ EP earlier this year, Isolate return with their fifth release. Once again generous in size, once again highly explorative, once again gazing into the stars: this one goes deep… And it comes from the Istanbul-based co-founder Alican himself. The EP eases us in gently as ‘No Such Thing’ strikes a chord that tremors right through you. Dramatic and narrative, it touches on both prog and techno with strong melodic tendencies. It’s followed by ‘Rosybar’; a track that takes us down a much deeper, more experimental path as the hook is based on the off-beat and ... Read more

Premiere: Alican – Complex Simplicity [Isolate]

Next on Isolate is co-founder Alican, whose music has previously graced labels such as Kompakt, Get Physical and Gigolo. The Magazine EP is a fresh three track selection that’s already been picking up early support from Dixon, Âme and Trikk – this is perfect for late nights and serious dance floor moments. ‘Complex Simplicity’ is a deep chunky work-out, with a cleverly constructed soundscape that builds and intensifies, yet retains energy until the breakdown. The vibe then switches with the introduction of its mad synth line. “Magazine EP” is available 25 January on Isolate Soundcloud Artist Page [soundcloud url=”https://soundcloud.com/deep-house-london/premiere-alican-complex-simplicity” comments=”true” auto_play=”false” color=”8cd3f6″ ... Read more