Our first premiere of the day comes from one of the most illustrious techno duo’s in the world right now, SHDW & Obscure Shape. ‘Set It Off’ comes from the third release on the duo’s imprint, Mutual Rytm, and acts the pairs debut EP on the label. Tribal rhythms meet dub chords and vigorous synth lines, to make for a 90’s inspired techno anthem.

SHDW & Obscure Shape have risen to become leading names within today’s techno landscape, and continue to grow and evolve while shaping their own unique sound intertwining classic influences with a modern

Their latest project saw the birth of Mutual Rytm – a new imprint launched in early 2022 set to showcase a deep dive into the duo’s musical roots via their own productions alongside material from the label’s close family of likeminded artists.

Following the label’s opening multi-artist VA and the first solo EP from Berlin’s Lars Huismann, June welcomes the first solo instalment from the label founders themselves as they ready a killer five-tracker set to
make an impact.

‘Set It Off’ see’s SHDW & Obscure Shape dive deep into classic techno influences, channelling classic dub sounds, with raw Dutch leads and that the infamous Birmingham groove, yet the duo sound distinctly fresh and idiosyncratic. The tracks journey sweeps through vast climaxes and intramural deepness. The duo have captured the sound of the past and present and have rolled it up into a five minute future classic.

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