Balinsky – Just Your Mind EP [Hypnosapiens]
Recently launched by Vladimir Saksonov aka Toft (Adjustment Bureau), Hypnosapiens returns with its second vinyl-only release in the form of “Just Your Mind EP” signed by Russian artist Balinsky. Each of the four originals shows off its flair and musicality, taking the listener from deep and moody soundscapes to engaging minimal rhythms for all people under the Moon.
Heading Raccoon’s Rules since 2018 while having releases on labels like ÉTÉ, Rhanamh, Cedesciu Wax and Fantastic Friends Recordings under his belt, Balinsky is one of Moscow’s most sought-after artists with deep roots in the minimal techno and microhouse movement. This EP definitely makes no exception from his rules of perfection, so let’s dive in and take a deeper look at the tracks.
Side A opens with the title track “Just Your Mind” which sets up the mood and the pace of the whole journey, laying out hypnotic atmospheres elegantly intertwined with steady-paced drumming patterns, deep chords and a soothing soulful vibe. Following, “Spacey Sleep Koala” brings forward a warm and exotic affair, empowered by alluring synth melodies, ever-evolving textures and bubbling effects.
On Side B “Worlds” goes even deeper into cosmic soundscapes, as the track’s spacious breakdowns and lush synth harmonics reveal an immersive ride while the closing cut “Tracer” returns to a more uplifting sound exploring electric grooves, psychedelic themes and bass-laden rhythms. A highly recommended 12″ for collectors and selectors alike right here.
Grab your copy of Just Your Mind EP at deejay.de.
Title: Just Your Mind EP
Cat. number: HYPNO002
Release date: 28.10.2022
Words by AndreiB
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This article is published in the October-November 2022 edition of the feeder.ro online magazine.
ISSN 2734 – 5637 | ISSN-L 2734 – 5637
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