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Degraded Operational Status

by Syntax Error

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Degraded Operational Status
Do you know how it feels to get soaked into a whole new world? Overrun by millions of odd impressions? Carried away by the tide of things? Warning: Degraded Operational Status. With FEINWERK 22, Syntax Error sets off to a voyage through a variety of strange acoustic spheres. He finds himself “Lost at the airport”. Plans get smashed by a “Glitch into the weekend” and finally he feels drowned like a diver having “Water in the helmet”.
In an almost narrative style this release tells a story about being pushed back and forth between different worlds. Clear, strong beats counterbalance obscure noises. You never know what will happen next. The rhythm turns. Pause. Tension. Back on track. The beat goes on and on. It seems as if Syntax Error is combing his way through a huge jumble of impressions – and so does the record. Having been created face to face to a porthole inside the cabin of an offshore vessel somewhere in the Indian Ocean, all three tracks clearly end up being acoustic reflections of real life experiences. Maybe it is this link to reality that adds a very special tension to the tracks. Or, maybe it is simply the fine-tuned interaction of smashing beats and pulsating sounds. Or, maybe both…


released December 18, 2015

Syntax Error
The obscure world of the deep and groovy techno music is the well-known territory of Syntax Error. Having started as techno DJ in the late 90ies, he soon found his very special sound favoring deep wobbly bass-lines, harsh snares, FM tones and drones, deep bass drums and tricky percussion. Like a syntax error, he breaks with commonplace regularities and creates a whole new sound experience that is highly recognized within the techno scene.
Up to 2014, he has produced over 20 different 12” releases on the labels Snork Enterprises, Feinwerk, Relax2000 and UNDERtheGROUND Records. Each of his releases is an authentic, passionate creation of sound always mirroring some experience from his personal life - whether it’s from his adventures as scuba diving tycoon, as sonar operator or as DJ and producer enthusiastically roaming the techno club scene.

FEINWERK is the hardcore porno everybody hides deep down in his closet. Not everybody has the guts to confess to it, but everybody owns the desire for it. It’s the urge to resent all conventions and solely listen to what your body is longing for - pure hard underground real shit fucking music!
Reminding the techno scene of the mind blowing beats of unique electronic sounds, such as the Brighton techno, FEINWERK is coming back with its new badass interpretation of experimental underground techno with a mixture of industrial and minimal influences involving an apocalyptic touch.


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Snork Enterprises Hamburg, Germany

It's a distinct sound diving deep down into the spheres of genuine underground techno where bass-lines surround your mind and the fascination of a gloomy yet groovy world of sounds inevitably enters your head.
Snork Enterprises is a base for modern underground electronic techno music. It's not at all about being pretentious or arty for the sake of it. It's about real depth on the dance floor.
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