Absent (powerword: Yann Van Uffelen) makes his debut on Mark Broom’s Beard Man label with devastating techno artillery on the Animate EP.

“Armani’s Ghost” is pretty obviously named after Robert Armani and the acid OD leads off. It’s a bit complicated, though – Robert Armani was in a project called “Armani & Ghost” and of course beat the fucking box on a track called “Ghost” on the Traxmen Basement Traxxx EP on Dance Mania. This isn’t a send-up or a sample of those – listen for yourself to this:

I’d recommend a couple of the other tracks on the EP if you want to get high off this stuff. The Animate EP is out now; pick it up on Beatport or Traxsource.


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Artist: Absent
Title: Animate
Label: Beard Man
Release Date: Digital: July 19 2019