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LISTEN: Factory Floor Remix Spectres
Laurie Tuffrey , September 11th, 2015 14:49

'Sink' by the Bristol noise-makers gets the rework treatment on new 12"

Who would have thought that the cochlea-scorching output of Bristolian noiseniks Spectres would have had some happy progeny with the uncanny, kinetic industrial dance of Factory Floor? Well, Spectres and Factory Floor, as it would happen. Said offspring comes in the form of a remix that's coming out on a Sonic Cathedral 12", which also features Richard Fearless taking on 'Sea Of Trees'. That's out today, with a digital release to follow on September 25, and SC have kindly given us a first spin above. It bevels off the murk-in-between-the-frets doomy guitar grind of the original and winds the song through some classic Factory Floor hallmarks - human-non-human drum machine thump, cut-up vocal and itchy percussive overload - along with adding a brilliant, synthetic brass-type blart of sound.

This all comes in advance of Spectres' gig in a storage unit tomorrow night, September 12. It's part of Bristol promoters Qu Junktions' REST Room series, which pivots on the maxim "stimulation via deprivation", and comes with some ground rules, as outlined below. In short, shut the fuck up, put a cork in it and no, this isn't one of those Big Yellow Self Storage throw-downs you've heard about. Get hold of the 12" here and tickets for the gig here, while those of you lucky enough to be bound for Tilburg and Incubate festival next week, Spectres play on September 17 and Factory Floor on the 19th. As a primer, why not read our interview with Spectres here.

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