VOID LOOP ( ) is an electronic live act from Berlin,
consisting of producer and sound designer Markus Wutzlhofer
and drummer Jan Slak. For their debut EP RAW SYNERGY
on the Label heiter bis wolkig, they elaborated upon tracks
from their live show and arranged them into exciting stories.
Field recordings, analog synthesizers and self-constructed
instruments melt into captivating warm melodies and complex
progressive grooves. While the digital release contains four
tracks, the limited vinyl also encorporates the bonus track
Back In The UK (prelisten here: www.youtube.com/watch?v=RiElrntlT4M)
The One Where They Ride The Train is an audio journey that
combines a mixture of House and Hip-Hop beats into an
impressive train ride across the dance floor. Wood and metal.
Clicks and hisses. The mechanical noises from an old steam
engine are being rediscovered and are tightly woven with
the sound of the synthesizers, blurring the borders between
tone and noise. The result is a piece that builds a bridge
between club culture and sound art. The track is completed
with an inspired, harmoniously paired music video (link).
The uncompromising Half Step/Broken Beat number About Lauryn
infuses the atmosphere with a refreshing nostalgia. The systematic straightness of the arrangement takes the listener to the tip of the
raising rhythms and drops them into a pool of shimmering synths.
Transradio is a Techno trip into an abyss of dreamy chords, which wrap sparkling rhythms into a blanket of bittersweet melancholy.
The initial hardness of the hypnotic grooves finally dissolves
into unexpected fireworks of funk.
In the classic Deep House track Make It Right, the groovy baseline
and powerful vocals produce a comforting restlessness in
the stomach. For second half of the track, rich basses generate an
The bonus track Back In The UK, which is only available on the 12”,
is a Half Step monster with jazzy rhythms and lots of momentum.
This amalgamation of dense and airy components generates the
perfect closure for RAW SYNERGY, the debut EP of VOID LOOP ( ).