One of the Irelands promising techno producers Offtrack released his debut album entitled ‘OFK 001’ today. The Labworks boss man published eight tracks to his Bandcamp & Soundcloud this morning, with each track encompassing a dynamic and cultural routed approach to techno in 2022.
Mullingar native Thomas Kimurray, better known as Offtrack is no stranger to the Irish techno circuit. Offtrack has become a staple within the Irish techno scene on both a club and festival basis. Thomas has shared stages with some of techno’s most revered acts including; Sunil Sharpe, Paula Temple, Tommy Holohan, Cailín and more.
Offtrack is also the brain behind one of Irelands most forward thinking techno parties, Labworks. Offtrack has dedicated himself to sculpting a scene for a new generation of ravers in his hometown of Mullingar. Using idiosyncratic venues, with an onus on quality of sound and carefully curated lineups, Offtrack has been able to create a special vibe in Mullingar with his own two hands, which highly commendable to say the least.
Offtrack’s production’s have been turning heads within recent time. Releases on Concrete Berlin, Yin Yang, Céilí Collective, Research Label and more have been met with great applause.
‘OFK 001’ is representation of where Offtrack’s production is at right now and offers a deep dive into the mind of one of Ireland’s most talented young techno producers right now. This offers the largest sum of music Offtrack has ever shared, and it’s been a totally D.I.Y. process, which is utterly admirable.
Offtrack’s debut album is a deep dive into the essence of techno, moving through various styles to great affect. The album is a cohesive stamp of minimal techno, using all elements and parameters to great effect. The album progresses through broken beat, trippy, hypnotic and funky grooves. This is a must for any techno fanatics.