Exos ‎– Yellow Yard

Force Inc. Music Works ‎– FIM 174
Vinyl, 12"


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October 23, 2011
edited over 7 years ago
back in 1999 i used to shop at Skylark records (PL) which offered a really good techno/house selection back then - on that very day i picked a copy of phylyps and octagon and the guy at the counter asked if i liked the newest BC record (not bad of a joke) and when he played the AA1 track ("grow") i got what he meant - sounding too clean for a BC production it was excellent nonetheless.
two minutes into the track i knew that ep will be mine, and then came the AA2 cut, instantly a favourite. in a way it reminds me of robert hood's best moments - it still surprises me how much you could express with a handful of synthetic timbres, some fx and a drum machine.


March 5, 2005
edited over 13 years ago

Absolutely essential techno masterpiece. The name of the twelve inch ("Yellow Yard"), which is exactly the same of the first track of the A Side - was given by the stores themselves when it was released and distributed.
"Maya", originally called "Svali", shines intensely - it's certainly a unique tune, sharped by the creativeness of a true avant-garde spirit. Applying to the ideas of coolness and protection, it was dedicated to the Exos' father - At the end of 2001, it was played as the ouverture of Pascal F.E.O.S.'s brilliant set at HR XXL Clubnight. Surely it is a majestic piece of art far away from the from the old formulas of pumpin' techno.
"Communications" can be defined - at least - as an amazing mixture of the atmospheric and the dancefloor elements on a single track: it's really a lesson of how can a techno tune be of 'surpassing excellence'. Two musics of this level is much more than anyone can expect from a techno single nowadays...