Love Spectre EP

A 4 track house ep (22m 54s) — released February 13th 2012 on Don't Be Afraid
Photonz have taken no prisoners in 2011. Following their dancefloor destroying third release on One Eyed Jacks alongside Tiago they up the heat yet again with a first outing on Don't Be Afraid. Spectre is surely destined to please fans of Oni Ayhun, Joy Orbison, and other forward thinking house music producers alike with it's jaded xylophone hooks and cold as ice groove. Wall is a slice of trademark Photonz Portuguese acid, an infinite groove that builds and builds. Dokos is a more downbeat, tracky number which will slot nicely into the sets of DJs who favour the old school house sound of Chicago and Detroit. Prometheus catches the pair at their most experimental, upping the tempo and unleashing an ambitious techno juke roller which is as much Machinedrum as it is the sound of 1990's techno circa Pacific Records and Plink Plonk. Markur and Rhodes aka Photonz have been delivering their trademark crunchy psych techno on several releases for London labels Living and Dissident as well as Pilooski's D.I.R.T.Y. for some years now, turning the heads of glitterball grandees such as Trevor Jackson, Gerd Janson and DFA's Justin Miller. With two sizzling remixes out for Anthony 'Shake' Shakir, and a weekly show on Radio Oxigenio that regularly joins the dots between early UK hardcore and the latest in future garage and twisted disco, the future looks even brighter for these two talented Portugueezers.

Pretty sick ep with some top ideas....... I reckon I'll get some good use out of 'Wall’. - Jon K Hoya Hoya

Thanks for sending through, going to play on the show. - Jon Rust Standard Place / NTS

Spectre is SICK. Love this. Will play tonight .. bigup! - Seb Chew YoYo / Rinse FM

Love these tunes - played Wall at FWD>> on Thursday, will be playing some tonight also. - DJ Flight FWD / Rinse FM

Terrific! - Horsepower Productions Tempa / Deep Medi

Wall is cool. Interesting update on acid/house. I will see what it sounds like on dance floor. - Jimmy Edgar Warp / K7

I really like Spectre and Wall. All 4 tracks really interesting and different though. Will definitely play Wall on our show. - Rocky / X-Press 2 Southern Fried / JBO

wow! so cool release! bomb!!! - Axel Boman Studio Barnhus

Thanks a lot for the promo! This is another enigmatic and stunning work of our brothers from Lisbon. It once again shows their versatile talent in ele - Snuff Crew Snuff Trax

Think 'Wall' is my favourite, will definitely play - Roman Flugel Playhouse / Dial

sounds great, i'm into this photonz release a lot. - Objekt Hessle / Objekt

really cool tracks! thanks for sending! - Moodymanc Tsuba

Hey thanks very much for sending this over dude, from an early listen "Wall" is my favourite but all sounding strong, prodcution is excellent. - Midland Aus / Phonica

lovely thanks very much - Maryanne Hobbes XFM

going to try out Spectre this weekend - thanks! - Kate Simko Spectral

yes bruv got me with this one spectre is working with my groove. - Johnny Rock MFF / Freaks / Wolf + Lam

Thanks for this Benjamin Love the tribal workout on WALL. I will be trying this out on the Lisboans this friday I think they might like ;) Best - Jim Stanton Horsemeat Disco

thanks for this. love it, especially wall and spectre. also loving the sangue de christo. - J.D. Twitch Optimo

thanks for this ep, i like Dokos, Spectre, Wall. definitely something i will play out. - In Flagranti Codek

nice 4tracker ! my fave is dokos ! - Geoffroy / Mugwump Kompakt

Really love this sound as it has a clear nod to music of the past but it is still reaching for the future. It is definitely music that I will be playi - Faze Action Faze Action

Thanks very much for these Benji! Proper RAW! Not sure which one I like most but probably Walls at the moment. - Chicago Damn Chicago Damn

Thanks a lot for this, really like it. Wall is my current fav. - Bearweasel Tsuba / Supernature

sounding good matey, wall is the one for me, and maybe dokos too. a test would be lovely thanks. any idea when? - Andy Blake Cave Paintings / World Un

everything on DBA is SO GOOD this year, this is awesome! - Alex Egan Rhythm Talk / Skull Juice

everything on DBA is SO GOOD this year, this is awesome! - Alex Egan Rhythm Talk / Skull Juice

WALLS is amazingly wierd and wonderfull! Love how it builts, turns and twists. Thanks for sending! - Aera Aleph

"Wow! Awesome track." (regarding Prometheus) - James Holden Border Community

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