Quixote – Pap And Fickle EP (VA010)

Vakant returns with a new chapter of scuzzy techno from Alex Smoke under his new Quixote guise. Alex Smoke has had a phenomenal year so far with the release of his ´Paradolia´ album on Soma. For his vakant productions he has opted to record under the Quixote pseudynom as his output for the two labels has naturally developed in different directions. For vakant he has always explored the darker aspects of his sound and the Quixote productions will represent this.

His debut Quixote release sees Alex delve even deeper into thick minimal territory. The EP begins with ´Adoquin´, this is a stripped and evolving groove that harnesses the power of his production to devastating effect. This is a penetrating throb that pulses directly to the heart of the

Next is live set favourite ´Pelters´, this is a highly infectious, off-kilter cut of mutant melodies and wonky rhythms. ´Fank Funk´ concludes the EP with its drilling percussion and spannered bassline freak-out.