Gordian marked Cosmin TRG’s second full-length album released on Modeselektor’s 50Weapons imprint. While the Romanian producer admitted to struggling through the process of the album, the outcome showed no sign of discrepancy, and felt like a tactful product that only highlighted his assorted tastes in techno music. Every song felt refreshingly new and had its own respective awareness that allowed for extensive replay in my mp3 player. Since then, the album has welcomed remixes from UK producer Lee Gamble and Berlin’s techno icon, Marcel Dettmann. Now in its second series of remixes, Legowelt and Miles handle remix duties and take the featured tracks to darker depths.
Coming from the Netherlands’ most western region (The Hague), Legowelt has been in the game for quite sometime, and lots of that can be heard in his vintage 80’s to 90’s sound he often incorporates in his music. With “Terminus Abrupt”, we get a (per usual) synth-focused rendition to the track that denotes the producer’s acquired knowledge and range throughout his music career. Jolting with character, you can basically travel back in time with this heavy techno piece. UK producer Miles, also known as one half of Demdike Stare, adds depth to the vacancy of “Noise Code”. Turning the soft tom rumbles into much felt strokes of percussion, his added effects give an eerie tone of distance and suspense that stretches the original more than I could have expected.
"Terminus Abrupt" (Legowelt Remix) / "Noise Code" (Miles Remix)