OCH: Fika - A1 Autoreply 014 - Out Now by autoreply published on 2013/04/22 18:51:54 +0000 2013 marks Autoreply Music's 5th year of quality vinyl releases and welcomes the label's 14 release which sees label boss OCH welcome two of Tokyo's most influential players to the family. As co-founder of the Pan Records label and collaborator with Mathias Kaden as Mathimidori, DJ PI-GE has been integral to the capital's current wave of house and techno, whilst his high standing as a DJ has seen bookings at respected European haunts Panorama Bar and Robert Johnson. His track "Down Map" features soft vocals, and catchy drifting synths which build and tease over an 8 minute backdrop of tight, club orientated percussion. Expertly mixed and pre-mastered by David Koch aka Dewalta. op.disc regular DEN has an equally fruitful musical heritage having lived in London and Berlin and recorded for electronic institutions like Soma and Trapez. Returning to his homeland he's now established himself as one of the nations premium DJ's. "Rushing For Love" is built around powerful drums and speaker shaking bass, its perfect for the peak time with haunting piano's creating a mood of euphoric tension and suspense. OCH is no stranger to labels like Trelik, PAL SL, All Inn and SECT. He kicks of the 12" with "Fika" which embraces his early UK House and Garage roots with warm vintage keys and lush female vox. "Doctors Orders" is a unique beatless weapon of spoken word and analogue synths completing the line-up of this very special EP.