Individual Tracks £
- Axion (KOAN Sound Remix)
- Simple Pleasures (Om Unit Remix)
- Half Life (Billain Remix)
- Coronium (Doshy Remix)
- Check 1,2 (Starkey Remix) (Digital Only)
- Check 1,2 (Emperor Remix) (Digital Only)
- Check 1,2 (Danny Scrilla Remix) (Digital Only)
- Check 1,2 (DJ Kentaro Remix) (Digital Only)
- Ishimura (Drop the Lime s Dark Tunnels Remix) (Digital Only)
- Ishimura (Evol Intent Remix) (Digital Only)
Reso “Tangram Remixed” features KOAN Sound, Om Unit, Billain and Doshy remixes on the 12″ vinyl plus the digital bundle also includes Starkey, Drop The Lime, DJ Kentaro, Danny Scrilla, Evol Intent and Emperor remixes
Since the latter half of the last decade, Alex Melia aka Reso has been blending heightened technological futurism with dancefloor prowess to create a densely cinematic musical universe. ‘Tangram’ Reso’s much anticipated debut album was released in Nov 2012 and received heavy support from Mixmag (Album of the month), XLR8R, The Guardian, FACT, RA, NME, as well as other key musical luminaries such as Liam Howlett, Skrillex, Skream & Benga, DJ Food, Salva, Rusko and more. A landmark thirteen track odyssey that reaffirms the place of the ‘album’ within modern electronic music, Tangram cemented Reso as one of the worlds most forward thinking producers
Tangram Remixed opens with KOAN Sound tackling ‘Axion’, pushing the tracks rhythmic possibilities yet further the OSWLA signed duo switch the glitching beat complexities into halftime stepping bliss. Remixer extraordinaire Om Unit perfectly balances ‘Simple Pleasures’ rich pads and dreamlike atmosphere with a slowfast footwork flux while Neurofunk god Billain delivers an exquisite and rare remix, a highly twisted take on the bass mechanics of ‘Half Life’. Doshy closes the 12″ with his unique neck snapping electro and trap infused rework of ‘Coronium’.
The digital package also includes revisions of ‘Check 1,2′ by Philadelphia’s Starkey (Amen breaks and 8 bar grime), 18 year old D&B prodigy Emperor, Munich’s Danny Scrilla (Sub heavy dark, sparse ‘slower than it feels’ 85bpm O.G ’06 bass) and Japanese 2 x DMC world Champion DJ Kentaro (beat-juggling, electro-workout with more edits than you can count) Plus remixes of ‘Ishimura’ by NYC’s Drop the Lime (Dark shuffling techno) and Atlanta’s Evol Intent (hard hitting D’n’B with a half time feel).
Reso remains a steadfast musical staple on the London underground dance scene. Years after his early appearances on REACT.FM alongside the likes of Rusko, Distance and Heny G he is still staying very much true to his roots, pushing a personal sound and not buying into the hype like so many of his previous counter-parts. A guru of bass manipulations and by no means a creature of habit, he has always operated at the nexus of club focused electronic music varied palette. Now after the release of his debut long player and a series of genre redefining EPs for Civil Music, and several choice Drum n Bass outings on the pioneering Hospital Records; we have seen Reso construct a brave new narrative in the way that timeless artists like Richard D James, Photek, DJ Shadow and A Guy Called Gerald have done for earlier generations. His deep musicality, incredible production and wildly diverse references place him at the peak of a new breed of electronic producers and have seen him engineering tracks for Burial and Jamie Woon, Travelling to Cuba with Norman Jay and remixing artists as diverse as Wiley, Carl Cox, DJ Kentaro, Om Unit, KOAN Sound, Drop The Lime and Buraka Som Systema amongst others.
Tangram Remixed is released 11th March 2013 on 12″ and download via Civil Music.
Other Places to Buy
- Civil Music
- Juno download
- Zero Inch
- Digital Tunes
- Track it Down
- Virgin Mega
- What People Play
- Google Music