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Passport To Paradise get their Venusian stamp this week, initialising launch protocol and blasting off with space disco ambassador and legendary digger Loud E. Picking up right where he left off on last year's Brasserie Heroique edits, the underground hero hits us with the scuzzed up, cassette deck bump of opener "1,2,3", a deep disco funk nugget drenched in astral fx and hissy fx. Buzzing synths add a touch of glam while the playful vocals call to mind a lost no wave experiment. This one beats its drum at the nexus between Ron Hardy and Daniele Baldelli, and that's some serious real estate if you ask me. Over onto the B-side and our intergalactic pilot goes deep into space funk mode, hooking up a weirdo-disco heater that marries new beat stomp, EBM energy, kosmische sequences and pinging fx to properly fill the floor. Finally "7,8,9," weaves its way through gravitational fields, nebulous sound scapes, solar winds and progged out tones - mid-session mind bender right here!
Patrick says: 'kin 'ell this is good! Loud E lands on Passport To Paradise with three totally out of this world cosmic edits, drenched in the psychedelic sound design he's made his own. When records as good as this exist, you wonder why anyone else bothers?