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Premiere: Design Default ‘Kagura’

Bristol’s Pressure Dome’s kicks off its new 10” series with four cuts of colourful, off-kilter techno from Paris’ Design Default 

Premiere: Design Default ‘Kagura’

Bristol’s Pressure Dome label launches its new 10” series this month with a release from Paris' Design Default. 

After a year that saw it bag a Breakthrough Label nomination at DJ Mag’s Best of British Awards, as well as release its third charity compilation and launch a new international comp series, Design Default’s ‘Takama​-​ga​-​hara’ marks Pressure Dome’s debut physical release. 

Like the rest of Pressure Dome’s catalogue, Design Default’s EP is a genre-meshing blend of techno, house and bassy sounds from across the continuum. Funky, percussive grooves, somersaulting breakbeats and swooping basslines underpin a keen sense of melody and sound design. Busy club rhythms are embellished with layers of luminous melody, adding a touch of magic to these dancefloor tools. Dublin’s Sputnik One also contributes a typically quick, headsy remix. 

Ahead of the EP’s release on 18th March, check out ‘Kagura’ below. Pre-order ‘Takama​-​ga​-​hara’ here