Architectural – Looking Ahead / Peacetime (SEMANTICA 40)

Architectural – Looking Ahead / Peacetime (SEMANTICA 40)

Rating: 7/10


In March, Semantica’s constant flow of new releases continues with Architectural’s two-tracker. Unlike Developer’s “Trade Beliefs“, the single by Juan Rico refrains from dark drones and pounding loops while still addressing the floor.
A-side’s crisp “Looking Ahead” is launched with growling bass and offers thriving arpeggios, but the scenery is disturbed by a too extended atmospheric break in the middle, making the track feel unfinished. “Peacetime”, in turn, is a solid chunk of techno, which reminds of earlier Axis and Joey Beltram output. Again bass-heavy banger in the start, it obtains dubbier features with bright chord-driven conclusion. A proper tool for DJ case.

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