In a few days time Simina Grigoriu’s Kuukou Records will present its second Passengers compilation. A series dedicated to shining the spotlight on up-and-coming techno and tech-house talent, the five-track sequel, Passengers Vol. 2, boasts contributions from emerging artists Horatio, Jens Lewandowski, Joonas, and Markus Volker. But there’s a fifth cut on the release….
We’re pleased to world premiere “Infinite Regress” crafted by Zusan. The rising Berlin-based technocrat builds her dark soundscape with wavering synth lines, driving bass, and driving percussion.
Get a first listen below to “Infinite Regress” and check out Passengers Vol. 2 on March 12.
When we last checked in with Berlin via Toronto via Romania DJ/producer/Kuukou Records boss lady Simina Grigoriu back in October, we premiered Munich-based Julian Wasserman‘s rousing remix of her track “Shook Up.” Since then she’s been keeping busy, refining her driving techno sound and thinking about her next musical move.
It didn’t take long because Grigoriu has just released her Makibishi EP, a three-track affair featuring remixes by Prudo and Wille zum Wahnsinn (a.k.a. Max Manie and Simon Panosch), on Kuukou (which us gaijins should know means “airport” in Japanese). It’s also the ninth release on her aforementioned imprint.
Now that the release is out and making waves among her peers, we checked in once again with Grigoriu and asked her to share some of her favorite upfront tracks. Continue Reading