Label founder Holly Lester pools together a selection of her favourite artists from across the globe to form the first volume in the Duality Trax Visions compilation series.
Bouncing from the U.S to Europe, the VA travels through a multitude of moods and genres across seven tracks – including acid tinged electro from New York, breaks infused garage from Chicago, rave-fuelled house music from Belgium and a pulsating trance-inspired club track from Estonia.
Rotterdam duo Black Cadmium step up first with Meliorate; a dark and rolling tom-filled workout, before Chicago based artist Aguila switches up the mood with their sunny breaks-infused garage jam. Paving the way for another summertime roller, Slump Recordings boss Baby Rollén provides some blissful tech house before Estonian duo Abdul Raeva pick up the pace with trance inspired club weapon Pearlescent. Rising Belgian artist Azo pushes the limits with her unique mashup of fast paced 90’s rave and acid house before Belfast hustler Optmst beautifully rounds things off with the dreamy breakbeats of Umwaya.
Keen to reflect the core ethos of the label, the compilation series name serves as a nod towards her ideals of a more equalised future in electronic music – something which is fittingly demonstrated throughout this stellar lineup.
100% of compilation profits will be donated to Doctors Without Borders, who provide medical care to casualties of war in Gaza, Syria, Yemen and much more. The organisation has also worked tirelessly to provide Covid-19 related aid to countries hit hardest throughout the pandemic and are currently lobbying for a global waiver of patents on COVID-19 technologies.
You can check our the previews via the DUALITY TRAX SoundCloud page, plus support the full release and pre-order your copy via Bandcamp here.