MarcAshken is part of the new breed of techno, the past couple of years have seen him come into his own sound within his home the Leftroom imprint. Ashken treats his productions as a personal journey, an expression of his influences and his environment, never conforming Ashken is making his own rules. 'Root Rot' is one of the gems on his debut artist album 'Have You Seen My Dancing Shoes' out late January on Leftroom. 'Root Rot' gets a rework from three unique and gifted producers that all add their charm to the tracks.
'Root Rot' is one of the gems on his debut artist album 'Have You Seen My Dancing Shoes' out late January on Leftroom. 'Root Rot' gets a rework from three unique and gifted producers that all add their charm to the tracks.
First up French techno-master Shonky has erupted through the underground with his releases on Freak N'Chic and Mobilee and continues to seize dancefloors worldwide. He moulds the track into his own, removing the vocal and gaining an unforgettable pulse. The end result is a distinctively warm, driving and intensely welcoming masterpiece.
London-based Glimpse is behind the self-titled Glimpse label whose Black series is a staple in the best DJ boxes including Villalobos, Luciano and Locodice. He strips the track back to its basics and welcomes all to embraces its bare elements. The vocal snippets loop through the groove and warm pads bounce the track from deep and jacking house to warm techno.
Reagen gave us the second release on Leftroom's sister label, Leftout. Hailing from Holland he is an up-and-coming name with his finger on the pulse taking Root Rot to become a bending, upfront record with a menacing undertone.
Root Rot sets the rules for the dawning year with three stunning takes on a track from a producer who is set to be one of the hottest of the year, cementing Ashken's versatility and ever-widening appeal as an artist.