PREMIERE – The Emperor Machine – Moscow not Safari (Version 54) (Skint)

‘Moscow Not Safari’ landed in March on Skint and was jam packed with luxurious and ebullient tunes stuffed with glorious synth work, live studio wizardry and plenty of the tricks that UK mainstay Andy Meecham has used throughout his career. His tough edged and psyched-out disco beats have come on DFA, Phantasy and Skint Records, while before that he was part of the acid house movement as Bizarre Inc. and latterly Chicken Lips.

The original is built on a filthy bassline that rumble beneath elastic pads and stiff chord sequences that ride up and down the scale. It is sleazy disco of the highest order with this ‘Extended Mix’ drawing out that rubbery, rasping bassline and taking you on a real journey through space, with withering chords and lively percussion all bursting out of the speakers.

Whilst ‘Version 54′ is an eight-minute epic with singing synths bringing a cool sense of retro-future funk. Squelchy bass adds a subtle hint of boogie and the whole thing pops off in many different directions at once, with colour and charm to spare.

Release Date – 14/08/20

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