WMC Preview: Stimming
Hamburg-based producer Stimming has been making waves in the elite minimal community with a series of highly distinctive and phenomenally funky releases on his hometown's Diynamic label. Both a trained classical musician and certified audio engineer, his mind-boggling productions defy the stereotypes of techno and the very parameters of dance music itself.
He achieves a surprisingly organic sound in the guise of techno,
interweaving world instruments, fluid analog textures and pleasantly
unexpected samples, such as a decades-old acoustic recording of Chilean
folk singer Violeta Parra on "Una Pena". Other tracks, like "Radar"
(produced in collaboration with labelmate H.O.S.H.) sound like nothing
you have ever heard in this world, literally --some sort of
Gieger-esque biomechanical sex monster coming to life in the form of a
This is supremely imaginative and witty music that
nevertheless stays grounded on the simple formula of making you wanna
groove your ass off. Stimming has a few shows lined up for WMC that you
will not miss if you want to see the true EDM avant-garde in action.
Checkout Stimming live this week at the following parties:
WMC Diynamic Showcase. Saturday, March 28, 10 p.m.-5 a.m. Electric Pickle, 2826 N Miami Ave., Miami.
Sunday School for Degenerates. Sunday, March 29 (his set is from 10 a.m.-11 a.m.) Ice Palace, 59 NW 14th St., Miami.
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