Slam return to their own Soma Quality Recordings imprint with their ‘Machine Cut Noise’ album, which is out today (Friday 28th October). We’ve got the exclusive premiere of ‘Corridors’ from it below.
Since starting in 1991, Soma Quality Recordings has been releasing tracks from across the house, techno and tech-house gamut, including the early recordings of Daft Punk, as well as music from Richie Hawtin, Sven Väth, Funk D’Void, H Foundation and, of course, Slam’s own material.
With their new double vinyl album, Stuart McMillan and Orde Meikle follow a highly prolific run of singles and remixes, including the critically acclaimed ‘Soma Track Series’. ‘Corridors’ from ‘Machine Cut Noise’ is a slice of pure peak-time techno, built on heavy kicks and an incessant synth stab.
Listen to the exclusive premiere of ‘Corridors’ from ‘Machine Cut Noise’ below, and read Slam’s firsts after 25 years of Soma Quality Recordings underneath the stream.
First dance music song you loved?
Cabaret Voltaire ‘Nag Nag Nag’.
First club you went to?
Maestros in Glasgow.
First label you loved?
First piece of tech you bought?
Roland Jupiter 8.
First DJ you worshipped?
First club you played in?
Lucifers in Glasgow.
First wax you bought?
The Clash ‘The Clash’.
First band you saw?
First apartment you lived in?
Athol Gardens in the west end of Glasgow
First vinyl shop you loved?
Fat Cat Records.
First car you owned?
BMW 4 Series silver coupe
First London club you loved?
The Wag on Wardour Street.
First album you played ten times over?
Joy Division ‘Unknown Pleasures’.
First time you went to Ibiza?
1989 for the closing parties.
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