The Maghreban channels 90’s Techno on new track
The distinguished producer has announced the release of a new single paying homage to the mid 90’s Techno era he once distanced himself from.
The Maghreban unveiled a new track online, showcasing a different side to his musical outlook, moving away from the Breaks and Jungle influences he is perhaps best associated with and turning his hat toward a deeper moving Techno sound inspired by mid 90’s music culture.
The single is the latest in a string of releases which have showcased a broader approach to his production as he reflects himself.
“Mid 90s, I hated techno and anything with a 4/4 kick drum. We were deep into jungle and had firmly gone with the darkside when it split. That kick drum was a signifier of the happy hardcore we rejected so passionately. I didn’t know I was getting techno sounds second hand, unaware that my drum and bass heroes were heavily influenced. Or even that some of the sounds I was hearing were direct rips.”
Titled ‘Running’ the track features ambient textures and dreamy stabs.
“25 years later and a lot more open minded, I looked after my old pal’s 303 along with his 90s techno collection when the rent wasn’t paid on the storage unit. I got to pick through a snapshot of that time at my own leisure. I ended up making this, influenced by what I was hearing, and using the 303 as well. He’s got all his stuff back now. Must give him a ring. Shout out Tobie.”
Joining The Circus
What to do for British politics?
Solidarity with Ukraine
URL vs. IRL
Do DJs Today Need Social Media to Be Heard?
I Hear (Borusiade Remix)
Mother of MarsShop Now
Hologram TeenShop Now