Umek – Unclear Mechanics – Or humans and androids live in peaceful co-existance

Umek’s 1605 (Sixteenofive) label project focuses on releasing and promoting “live presentations of machine-made music”. Although “Unclear Mechanics” was released on Mark Knight’s Toolroom Records, rather than on Umek’s own record label, it definitely showcases the tension between human and machine that’s central to the producer’s work. Mechanical noises assault the dancefloor’s ears; the vocal […]