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Guest Mix No. 8: State

The UK Techno scene has been unstoppable in 2012. Spearheaded by the likes of Blawan, Boddika and Joy O, to name but a few, the genre has moved further away from the stoic 4/4 structures commonly associated with the genre into more groove-laden territory. State is a perpetrator of such sounds, with a brief listen of ‘Coding’ revealing a soulful rhythm more commonly aligned with House, embedded within dark percussion and menacing low-end. While yet to release anything on a label, judging by what we’ve heard on his Soundcloud and the new bits in this mix, that will change in the very near future. Get to know.

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Unknown – Untitled
Magic Mountain High – Workshop XX A1 [Workshop]
Darling Farah – Curse [Civil Music]
MRSK – Black Keith [Rush Hour]
Terrence Dixon – Return of the Speaker People (Kausto’s Sudden Aphasia Mix) [The Lab]
Objekt – Cactus [Hessle Audio]
WK7 – The Avalanche [Power House]
Head High – Rave [Power House]
Sev-Dah – Premium [Naked Index]
Sigha – Shake [Hotflush]
The Echelon Plan – Live Forever [Inchoate]
State – Coding
Unknown – Untitled
Bleak – On [Deeply Rooted House]
Roman Lindau & Mike Dehnert – Sophia 2 Octave [Fachwerk]
Objekt – Unglued [Objekt]
Deep Blue Meanies – Deep Blue Meanies (Robert Hood’s Sci-Fi Mix) [DKMNTL]
Lucy – Lay (Peter van Hoesen Remix) [Stroboscopic Artefacts]
Analog~1 – Reduced [MCMLXV]

Posted on 17 October 2012
Tags: #Generic Cast  #State  #Techno