‘Kirk Degiorgio is British, but I always associate his intricately arranged techno-funk with Detroit: all it took was one visit to the town in the early ’90s for Degiorgio to sell off his record collection to finance the beginnings of his production setup. Not surprisingly, the city’s signature forward movement lies at the root of his music. Degiorgio also calls to mind Carl Craig, his ’90s techno peer and a releaser and remixer of his work. The association isn’t exactly the most flattering one for Craig, whose own music, as the 2000s clicked on, grew direct to the point of being a little insulting to his back catalog. Degiorgio, who prefers a denser but not necessarily bigger sound than Craig, has perhaps surprisingly kept the fire pretty well lit; his choice reissue last year of his earliest 12″ under his own name, “Nairobi,” shows that the distance between vintage Degiorgian techno and his newer material is far less yawning a gap than it could be.…’ » Jordan Rothlein | January 11th, 2011
met een behoorlijke lange sample, zoals het hoort.