A new release is always cause for celebration for techno fans. The Spanish-based duo have been stalwart figures in the scene for quite some time, but the success their single, “Growler,” on Solomun’s Diynamic imprint in 2016 catapulted the pair to new heights.
Pig&Dan’s newest release may be their most enticing yet. While the duo are no strangers to Drumcode (having released their Mexico EP on the Swedish imprint in June 2016), Pig&Dan have struck techno gold by landing a collaborative EP with the Drumcode label-head himself, .
Entitled Capsule, the four-track fering explores techno’s darker, cerebral side while also effectively utilizing progressive structures throughout areas certain tracks. Each track the EP sits firmly in the house arena in rhythmical terms, but Capsule detes far from the tech house realm in terms essence and execution.
From the quaking percussion and haunting vocals the titular track, to the harrowing synths which progressively pervade “Atmosfear” – arguably the EP’s standout work – Beyer and Pig&Dan’s Capsule is one the strongest techno releases at this point in 2017.
The EP is a , but all the tracks can be previewed below: