Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Drexciya - "Journey Of The Deep Sea Dweller" re-issue

Drexciya might need an introduction for some, yet to many they are known as one of the most influential early Detroit techno duo.  Red Cup has been long awaiting  the "Journey Of The Deep Sea Dweller" released on Clone Records available finally as a re-issue. With underwater influences, early signs of dubstep (!) and retro spacey elements, it is already evident from this release that the pionneers made music like no one had ever made before.  Other characteristics of the duo are their elusive identity, an anti-mainstream ethic and their tendacy to play  instruments live. Below is "Hydro Theory" which has early signs of dubstep (footage from the BBC's outsanding Blue Planet documentary):

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