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Livio & Roby
have been central to the acclaimed group of producers that have emerged from the Eastern European hotbed of electronic music that is Romania. Alongside their school-friend
, the trio have a new project,
. The collaboration has already gained accolades from many party heads and acclaimed music professionals. Their first album brings together this collective musical experience, and presents a collection of driving and energetic solid grooves, fused with a plethora of colors and sonic twists. In today's electronic music climate, which is characterized by an emphasis on overly-complex and technologically-advanced productions, Premiesku have a preference for the warmth offered by the analog age: their sound is one of subtle synths, dulcet tones and beautiful yet twisted melodies effortlessly layered over intricate drums, all made with no more than loving care, and their specifically customized analog hardware. The results are percussive, hypnotic and totally engrossing. With each production on
stretching to over 7 minutes in length, the tracks are given room to breathe, which allows the listener to completely immerse themselves in Premiesku's absorbing sonic soundscape. Beginning with the tinted euphoria of "Ceva care se multiplica," the album meanders through a host of sounds and influences. From the bouncing, twisted melodies of "Technico Stiintific," to gorgeous atmospheric builders such as "Mecanism LRG300" and "Discurs pe fundal," the latter complete with a public announcement vocal -- the trio demonstrate both their considerable production experience as qualified audio engineers, as well as their ability to write wonderfully varied music. In contrast to "Tehnico-Stiintific" and "Geneza," which showcase Premiesku's more experimental nature with their warped techno grooves, there are also some particularly delicate moments such as the serene "In Mod Indirect." The album ends in particularly strong fashion with "Vag," complete with incessant kick-drum, swirling, distorted sounds and cascading piano keys. Overall, then, Premiesku have crafted a fascinating experimental electronic album with an Eastern-European twist. Although
is evidently inspired by classic deep house and Detroit techno, it is entirely unique and distinctive and one which is certain to keep drawing the listener back again and again.
, a project from Romanian duo
Livio & Roby
in collaboration with their pal
, pays tribute to analog sources and vintage devices. This forerunner to their debut album starts with "Constant," a repetitive, whipping prime-time weapon that bridges the gap between Detroit techno and jackin' house, followed by "Personificarea lui Talker," predestined to make magic. The flipside continues with the playful and phazing "O Lozinca," while "Odd Stuff" features some early '90s Moog bass flavor. A hypnotic brew for all closed-eyes dancers.
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