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Numbers EP by Sterac

Steve Rachmad, aka Sterac returns to Luke Slater's Mote-Evolver imprint to release the Numbers EP.

Numbers EP by Sterac. Photo by Sander Voets Photo by Sander Voets

Since his earliest days in the scene, Amsterdam's Steve Rachmad has created a legion of monikers to cover his compositions' variety and broadness. One of them being Sterac which focuses on the deeper and more obscure end of the techno genre. The Sterac discography consists of signature cuts, spread out over genre-defining labels such as M-Plant, Tresor, Klockworks, Afterlife, Mote-Evolver, Indigo Aera, and Delsin.

His Numbers EP sees Steve drop the first release of 2021 under his Sterac alias as he makes a return to Luke Slater's Mote-Evolver label with four tunneling techno tracks.

Kicking off the release is Ghost 37, which employs vacillating grooves, ominous synths, and intricate mechanics before Lost Track 22 fuses sizzling 303s, dynamic drums, and mammoth, alien-sounding modulations.

On the flip, Rey Fur 2.1 keeps the energy flowing with a high-impact clapper featuring bustling fx and expansive tones until Tr-15 masterfully rounds off the EP with twisting synth flutters, rattling highs, and hypnotic bass grooves intricately unfolding underneath.

Sterac - Numbers EP
Release Date May/June 2021
Label Mote-Evolver

Tracklist
1. Ghost 37
2. Lost Track 22
3. Rey Fur 2.1
4. Tr-15



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