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Grammy nominated Hannover producer Martin Buttrich gets down to business with this sharply delineated four track EP, his first release since his ‘Crash Test’ LP on Desolat. Buttrich is known for his deft hand with spacious, warm tracks that crackle and snap. His propulsive techno and house music re filled with compressed living sounds. On tracks like “Fireball” and “Magic Market", crisp percussion shimmers around snug-fitting basslines, with snares and toms moving the speaker cones insistently. “Fireball” will quietly smash the dancefloor, with rhythms so taut you could bounce nickels off them. The heavy kick of “Rocket” anchors it to agitated drums slowly enveloped by a melodic soup, inflected with disrupted noises as it sweeps over the listener. “20 Ways” has a reflective and fresh feel, like city lights seen through rain, with a peppy beat that swaggers along. Then there’s that bass again, bringing disarming warmth, and always with the underlying influences of reggae, hip hop and soul. Music lovers who purchase the vinyl release will be treated to a free download voucher for all the digital versions, as well as additional bonus tracks. The 4 bonus tracks won’t be available to digital-only customers at this time. Buttrich, renowned for his savvy studio technique, has spent recent years developing a sound that appeals to both sides of the brain: having dropped records on labels such as Planet E, Four:Twenty, Cocoon, Poker Flat and Desolat that encompass the entire spectrum between dreaminess, intuition, melancholy, and highly calibrated dancefloor precision. Meanwhile his catalogue stretches round some of the most influential dance tracks heard around the globe since 1992.
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DJ: “Great, thank you! Some of the best Martin yet. Matthew Dear THANKS VERY GREAT PACKAGE / WILL TEST ALL SONAR WEEKEND...SOUNDS GREAT Ellen Allien excelent stuff martin rocks Hernan Cattaneo all sound good.. 20 Ways fave thank you!!! Danny Tenaglia 20 Ways for me. thanks ! :) Solomun Really good ep,i love Magic Market full support :) Paco Osuna All the tracks are just great. Much respect for Martin.. Akiko Kiyama what a killer release!!! 20 Ways is amazing!!! Chris Lattner Very well constructed and produced EP, will try out! Dan Curtin I love this ep, I've always loved Martin Buttrich's music, I feel close to his music, very good ep. specially will play Magic Market + Rocket. Chlo yep, another fine buttrich piece...all trax are nice, my favourite is Fireball, i like this easy chicago style groove... Martin Landsky 20 ways for me is makin it Franck Roger thanks for thatÉgreat like always! Nick Curly all well done, but too minimal housey and polite for me, sorry Samuel L Session Rocket is so dope !!!!!!! Thanks guys, love your music xx Dave Dish go martin killer ep !! Anthony Collins Dope release!! Buttrich is a really special producer...always solid grooves that never disappoint. Jeremy Jacobs / JPLS quality stuff from Martin per usual. thanks for sending Ryan Crosson Fireflies e.p. is a masterpiece with all four tracks being outsatnding examples of what extremely top level electronic music sounds like. Every sound meticulously designed into a perfectly architectured arrangement, thanxs for the incredible music Martin Igor Tchuktoua (Pig & Dan) Can't go wrong with Mr B, top stuff as ever. thanks Milton Jackson Rocket and Fireball are supercool! great electronic sounds from Martin! support Giuseppe Cennamo the man behind a lot of great productions is back...und wie zurck he is! Magic Market and Rocket are my faves here, but the whole ep is great. will play and play and play. thanks! Steve Bug cool minimal vibe in all the tracks 20 ways and Fireball are my favourites Liron (Kabale und Liebe) Horribly fucking good music!!!! Martin again such good tracks, production, everything! 20 Ways and Magic Market are so good, my favourites. Will be playing them for a long time! Tim Green Great package, all versions are right for my sets. Big support! Manon Dope Shit as always! Thank you! Matthias Tanzmann Will play out Rocket. Shinedoe Thanks for sending..Rocket and Fireball are killer.Maximum rotation from me.. Clive Henry”