Making waves since their first Warchild compilation album in 2015, Glasgow-based imprint Craigie Knowes has become something of a go-to for techno and electro bangers. Their more recent output sees EPs from heavy hitters such as DJ Overdose, Textasy No Moon, and most recently Derek Carr, paving the way for a 10th instalment, courtesy of close associate, The Burrell Connection – no stranger to the label, he’s previously lived and even toured with label boss Max, regularly spinning at their La Cheetah residency, and as veteran of the Glasgow scene, has found himself on the bill at a range of Scottish stalwarts, from Pussypower (he headlines their next party on September 15th) to Stereo, Rubadub and of course, Subclub.
In Hyper/Orbit The Burrell Connection serves up 4 wildly diverse cuts of techno ranging from the slow breaks and sproinking vocals of ‘Orbit_458’ to the hyper-active skittish hardcore and jungle banger ‘Hyper_480’, which serves up huge slices of amen. Opening cut ‘Hyper_14.255’ on the other-hand is a masterclass in deep wubbing bass and acid synths. With it’s big kicks, crispy shakers and fizzing claps at a speedy 138 BPM, it’s sure to be speeding across dancefloors all-over Glasgow and beyond.
Hyper/Orbit is out today in digital format on Craigie Knowes – buy it here.