Lush techno for shoegazers: stream a brand new Daniel Avery remix of South American producer Ricardo Tobar.
If you obsessively read about Daniel Avery on these pages (and really, who doesn't?), then you'll recall that he had some nice words to say about Tobar's remix of Touched by Japancakes: "I find it difficult to describe how much I love this record, it just washes over me," he said in a feature for Dummy last year, "There’s a definite scene of beautiful, droney techno rising up at the moment, something I’m very happy about. This is the figurehead." He'd later go on to describe it as "one of my favourite electronic tracks ever."
Tobar is a South American artist who makes warm techno for shoegazers. A recent podcast for Infiné featured tracks from the more leftfield end of the techno spectrum - Not Waving, Marc Piñol, Container, etc. - sitting alongside artists like Slowdive. You can see why the two artists might get along.
In its original form, Garden is a bit of crashing, ballistic electronic club music. Avery's housier version streamlines the whole thing without dumbing it down.
Desire release 'Hundreds/Garden (Bass Clef/Daniel Avery Remixes)' on June 9th 2014.