One of the biggest names in the world wide techno scene, UMEK,  is back on his label 1605 with a very emotive and thrilling EP entitled ‘Watchers of the Sky‘. This 2-track release features a collaboration with Mha Iri who has become a regular on the imprint. Alongside the collaboration, the second track on the EP showcases UMEK’s electro focused alter ego Zeta Reticula. The EP is scheduled to be released this friday August 27, 2021. Stay tuned and read the full details below.

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Umek’s label 1605 is having a prolific year, releases keep coming, and the level is better each time. Now, Umek is proud to present his debut collaboration with Spanish duo The YellowHeads who have released on many great labels ranging from Kraftek to We Are The Brave, and of course their own label Reload.

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Nothing better than follow a phantastic series of mixed artist releases when it comes to straight techno and a good label like UMEK’s 1605, that announced the third volume of its Desiderati series, and this new one features the label boss himself alongside Dok&Martin, Julien Earle and a collaboration between Uto Karem & Gaston Zani.

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I guess back in the 90s techno scene was in another platform, in another kind of action and it was not what it is today, but the bases of course are the same. This is not an outstridge for new generations, that can also discover and enjoy classics, old school hits that get techno scene where is it now. We can thank that to big artists with big careers like UMEK

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Great news people, the thing is that one of Europe’s pioneering techno artists is back with a 2-track EP that is on fire. Thats right, UMEK is back in his own label 1605, and has announced his upcoming \”Vigilance EP\”, a two track release that features some groovy percussion slams, hard hitting kick drums, fast-paced rhythms, trippy sounds and a high energy level of techno. This tracks remembers the guidelines for a good techno anthem.

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