Best known for his work on Vakant, Mathias Kaden now pushes his minimal sound towards the big room with Liberate Drums. Kaden's twitchy, complex programming and deft vocal sampling is audible here, but the groove is more cavernous and the rhythm insistent as he opens up his sound and tailors it to bigger spaces. On "Helicopter", the approach is more functional and utilitarian as he drops a nickel-plated rhythm that provides a backdrop for a frazzled, building riff - like hearing a chopper take off in the middle of the dance floor. For those who like a deeper sound, there's Vril's dense, dubbed out remake and Hiroshi Watanabe's string laden version of the title track
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