Hear an unreleased 1996 track from Future Beat Alliance


UK producer Future Beat Alliance’s Detroit-influenced techno has been around since the mid 1990s but has only just begun to be collected together in a way that reveals it as such a consistent and coherent body of work. His work moves neatly between broken beat, and darker more straightforward sounds and is another valuable look back at some of the more interesting and less widely appreciated sounds of the late 90s UK scene.

This glistening 1996 track, previously unreleased, comes from a retrospective celebrating 21 years of releases on Void, Tresor, Delsin, Rush Hour, EevoNext and Ferox.

Future Beat Alliance’s Collected Works 1996-2017 is out November 3 on Bandcamp and elsewhere.


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Seb Chan founded Cyclic Defrost Magazine in 1998 with Dale Harrison. He handed over the reins at the end of 2010 but still contributes the occasional article and review.