Inner Space PT1

Image of Kerrie - Inner Space PT1
Record Label
Dark Machine Funk

About this item

Most of MCR and indeed beyond's techno community know Kerrie from her time spent behind the counter of Eastern Block and as active a DJ on the scene as anyone. Regularly playing the faster tempo clubnights of Manchester and a near permenent fixture at Free Rotation, she has years of experience with mixing the dynamics of techno on two (or three) turntables and a mixer; so it's delightful to see the produce of her relatively new passion - conjuring up original techno via hardware based tools - finally get released on lovely vinyl.

With a distinctly DIY approach, and succeeding a few scarce but well received digital appearaces, Kerrie launches her own imprint - Dark Machine Funk with four tracks from her burgeoning datastore of beats and blasts.

Anyone who's witnessed her DJ knows that she exudes energy with her own unique character - able to bang out hard rhythms with a seemingly fun-loving, carefree attitude and original swagger. Well, she seems to have kept true to this formuar across the EP - this bangs hard folks! But the fun is never lost! "Phantom Self", wrapping the madest synthesized buzzes and squarks around a rampant, rib-tickling b-line and headsplitting modular elements - tidy! "Humanizing", with its heartfelt Millsian elements, rides a taut line of discord and rhythm until erupting with a tasteful climax towards the end. "False Idols" rumbles and buzzes with all the urgency of Blawan and the whole VOAM movement - hi-tek new techno which pushes the system to the max - yes Kerrie! "Object Of Desire" concludes with some eyes-down, lost in the smoke business perfect for the post-peak hours when everyone's just that little bit looser!

Honest, you'd be hard pressed to find a better techno record comin' outta the north west of England this year! Well Good.

Mastered & Cut by Helmut Erler @ Dubplates & Mastering

Artwork by Hankohooligan.


Matt says: Techno stalwart from E-bloc and one of my personal favourites from their esteemed roster of DJs inaugurates her own label with a four track blast of pure pressure! Honestly techno heads - you need this!


A1. Phantom Self
A2. Humanizing
B1. False Idols
B2. Object Of Desire

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