Automaton - Automaton - The Skate Song

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    Quite simply, we think vinyl sounds better! Plus, the physical copy of Chemical Coercion features specially selected, road tested bonus scratches from each of the 8 tracks by 3 X DMC Champion Mr Switch, THEY ARE NOT AVAILABLE AS PART OF THE DIGITAL RELEASE! Presented in 180g black vinyl for maximum bass boost and high gloss finished full colour artwork.

    TEST-001 Chemical Coercion

    A1 // Spenghead - Gargantuan Cuttlefish Liasons //
    A2 // Shamanic Technology - Kaiju //
    A3 // Tom Excell - Silly Anderson //
    A4 // William Breakspear & Whitenoiseboy - Solar Storms //
    A5 // Chemical Cuts A //

    B1 // Basik - End Of Days //
    B2 // Terrorbyte - Shaolin Drunken Bass //
    B3 // Angus Green - Quiet Weekend //
    B4 // Automaton - The Skate Song //
    B5 // Chemical Cuts B //

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    "Wow, It meant I could mix actual samples from every track over my mixes from spinning plastic!" A Disk Jockey

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    "This scratching thing could really take off" Dj Crab

    "I had to literally beat match the tracks continuously, not cool" Deejay DAW

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Thomas Dunstan a.k.a Automaton is the prodigal love child of 2 major UK soundsystems. The infamous hip hop event 'Scratch Club', and the fabled electronic music event 'Earko'.

Both promoter and resident DJ, these legendary events have seen him perform alongside John Peel, {Public Enemy, Aphex Twin, Qbert, Luke Vibert, Plaid, Foreign Beggars, Gaslamp Killer, Freq Nasty and many more high profile acts from both the Hip Hop and Electronic music genres.

Automaton’s music has been released and sold worldwide by US electro giants Satamile Records, He’s also released on Earko Recordings and through Beta Birmingham collaborating with his long time partner in crime, 3x world DMC champion DJ Switch. Automaton regularly gigs across the UK at clubs and major festivals including Glade, Bloc, Glastonbury and Shambala and on internet radio stations like, Gaia live and Birmingham based rhubarb radio.


from Chemical Coercion, released February 1, 2014



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