Meant Records alumni Monoblok & PSLKTR are back on Madrid based Play Pal with more moody nu-disco adventures. Monoblok is a curator of the Rodoid label, organiser of the Paysages Electroniques festival and produces hybrid minimal techno with an experimental edge. In 2009, he joined forces with DJ and party promoter PSLKTR and since then they have been defining their own personal style: placing their respective ideas and influences in synergy. "Violence Assumee" is a slow burning smack EBM thriller featuring Justine's bold, come-hither style vocals. The brooding and powerful Italo disco rendition up next by New Yorker in Berlin Curses brings some real heat though. Second original offering "Gorian Dray" brings forth some rock 'n roll attitude over pounding electronic beats.
Dogs & Vultures records is an underground music label based in Madrid, managed by Vicente Garcia and Esther C. They return with their second release, after their impressive Compilation Vol.1, and this time it is the turn of Petroza aka Antoniadis Petros, a Greek producer and DJ based in Thessaloniki. The noir electronics of "Endoscopy" is the kind of indie-dance for nu-goths that we're really digging at the moment, in the vein of Red Axes, Fantastic Twins or Curses. There's some great remixes included by Monoblok and FK Club. Second original offering "Agoraphobia" is a lo-slung and psychedelic cosmic trip, geared for some real drifting on the dancefloor. It too gets a couple of fine makeovers but for us it was all about Did Virgo's funky and neon-lit nu-disco remix.