Skatebård / DJ Sotofett / Lauer – Decoded Satellite / Privat & Scharf
“Tenth 12″ on Skatebård’s imprint narrows the inspirational-arrow directly to Italian dance music. For each of the three artists involved Italian phenomenas Italo Disco, Italian House Music and Cosmic-Afro are undoubtedly strong influences. DJ Sotofett & Skatebård lowers eyebrows with narcotic synth patterns alongside classic TR-909 and tambourine rhythms, only paused by a cosmic & futuristic string break (almost same equipment used here as on Sotofett’s Dritfett EP).
Lauer collaborates with Sotofett on a sunny, warm B-side. Keyboard hooks and driving dubs of various sparkly synths and solos layer a driving arrangement and persistently alive house beats. It is not a copy, nor only an inspiration – it is a cue source of Italian Underground Clubs.”