’53 Degrees North’ marks SK_eleven’s seventh release, as Setaoc Mass continues to add to his flourishing imprint; this time with a two-part EP release. ’53 Degrees North Part One’ focuses its efforts on four-to-the- floor club-centric music the label head is renowned for. Part Two of the double release sees Coates revealing more of his experimental side. The second cut pays homage to past influences of the producer as he floats between ambient, IDM and electro cuts with ease.
As a DJ and producer, Setaoc Mass is part of a select cut of young artists who are absorbing techno’s legacy and carrying the torch into tomorrow. Whilst overseeing his own imprint SK_eleven, his releases push a galvanising brand of techno, steeped in a sense of urgency, ever- propulsive with acute detailing and nods to a futuristic space-age. In addition to a debut release on Len Faki’s Figure which has caught the eye of some of the scene’s most respected DJ’s. As a selector, the Mancunian’s extended DJ sets pull from an expansive spectrum of material both new and old.
’53 Degrees North PT. I & PT. II’ are out February 22nd & March 8th.