The first important thing to understand about Endless is that it has been credited to the names of Mika Vainio, Ilpo Väisänen, and Alan Vega, not Pan Sonic and Vega. The Scandinavian duo has constructed minimal techno songs. They may be full of clicks, glitches, and buzzes, but they still are songs, following a strongly [...]
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Ten new tracks from those kings & queens of stripped to the bone, slowburn noir-sex- disco..building on the critical success of their 2008 release “Marry Me Tonight” – listed in Wire magazine and NME (8/10) and somehow found its way into the hearts and bedrooms [...]
Finland’s premier electronic provocateurs Mika Vainio and Ilpo Vaisanen always professed admiration for the shock tactics of The KLF’s Jimmy Cauty (whose ideations include the lethal “sound cannon”). With KULMA (and the preceding OSASTO EP), Pan Sonic’s own inclinations towards sonic terrorism come to the forefront of the group’s minimalist techno lattices. The subtle shifts [...]