Robotek Reagan delivers a new EP, ‘(dark side of the) TRANSHUMAN AGENDA’.

Robotek Reagan‘s good form continues with another thought-provoking EP on his Void Space Institute outlet.

Entitled ‘(dark side of the) TRANSHUMAN AGENDA‘, in this new release the producer immerses himself in a creative sea of hybrid sounds. The EP due out next friday July 29th showcases an entire bundle of sci-fi beats to construct 5 tracks in different versions and edits that must be listened to. Give it a chance, full details below.

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Reagan founded this label after going solo following work as one half of Superfreq duo Dance Spirit. It is a multi-media outlet which draws on years of playing clubs like fabric London and festivals like Coachella, Desert Hearts and Piknic Electronik. He is an artist with a hyperactive mind and hugely complex sound that draws on tech, IDM, electro, ambient, and so much more.

Says Robotek, “Part of my mind is wildly fascinated with the trappings of a science fiction universe I love reading about in a good sci-fi story. Are we the aliens we’ve been searching for? Will we nanoadapt ourselves into chimeric alien hybrid creatures and populate the universe, only to watch us destroy it and ourselves? Give me those LED nanoink tattoos and teleportation devices. Sprinkle a little side of Star Trek replicators and hyperspace travel, and it sounds wildly fantastical and exciting. But at what cost does this technology come, both on the soul, and the structure of the universe, as we proliferate through and devour that which brought us to life. Part of me wants to believe there’s some way out of this cycle; do we live forever or do we die again and again? Or maybe it’s both at the same time…”

With that in mind, opening track ‘That Time I Nanoadapted Into A Cat God (‘And Now My Soul’s Stuck In The Holomatrix’ Mix) is a mind-expanding affair with glitchy claps, double-time techno drums and spooky vocals pacing about the mix. It is hugely cinematic and adventurous. The second track is darker, with a skeletal rhythm pulling away beneath off-grid hits and claps, razor-sharp hi-hats and pent-up energy that locks you in.

The equally compelling and complex ‘Escape From Lab 33 (‘Neverending Labyrinth of Hallways’ Mix)’ is a techno exploration of the farthest reaches of our galaxy where shooting synths and twisted lasers flash about over a relentlessly rubbery groove. The fourth offering is a suspensory track with heavenly pads and glowing harmonies with a deeply buried jungle rhythm driving it forward beneath swirling vocal whispers. This most accomplished and leftfield EP closes with a more crisp and dynamic edit of ‘Sex, Drugs, & Cloned Embryos’ with brain-cleansing chord sequences.

Buckle up and get ready for another visceral and vivid ride through the ever idiosyncratic VSITM multiverse.

Artist: Robotek Reagan
Title: (dark side of the) TRANSHUMAN AGENDA
Label: Void Space Instituteâ„¢
Release date: 29th July 2022
Cat No: VSI-00005
Format: Digital

Tracklist.

  1. That Time I Nanoadapted Into A Cat God (‘And Now My Soul’s Stuck In The Holomatrix’ Mix)
  2. Rejected Cloned Body Parts Floating In The Sewer (‘Fishing For A New Kidney’ Mix)
  3. Escape From Lab 33 (‘Neverending Labyrinth of Hallways’ Mix)
  4. Sex, Drugs, & Cloned Embryos (Extended ‘Implanting Your Æyther Core Crystal’ Mix)
  5. Sex, Drugs, & Cloned Embryos (‘Beyond the Void’ Radio Edit)

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