"Ceol" is the Gaelic word for "music", and it's an apt name for a John Tejada release. Over the past 20 years, the LA resident has brought an individualistic, melodic flavour to techno and this record is no exception. The title track sees him bring together ringing bells and snappy percussion over a warm, squelchy bass. The addition of airy synths serves to further validate the name Tejada chose for the arrangement. "Prelude to Madness" sees him opt for a similar, albeit darker approach, as an elastic bass unravels against the backdrop of insistent hi hats and steely drums. However, Tejada never strays too far from melodic sounds and closing track "Aisling" is an understated affair, full of shiny hooks.
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