Music Review | posted 06.03.2013
Space Dimension Controller
Welcome To Mikrosector-50
R&S Records, 2013
Text Jens Pacholsky , Translation Julia Frohn
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First things first: this album is very cost-intensive. I had to buy three additional HD-monitors, in order to channel the pictures unleashed by »Welcome To Mikrosector-50«. One year and a half ago, Space Dimension Controller had already hinted towards this direction with his EP »The Pathway To Tiraquon6«, on which he had narrated a little Space Odyssey through crazy Electro-references, from AFX to Jean-Michel Jarre. His debut on R&S is the EP’s logical successor. In its center, you’ll find »Blade Runner«, on its left »Total Recall«. From the right, »Flash Dance« is trying to become part of the program, while the Martian remake of» Beat Street« is creeping up from behind. For his perfect mixture of a Sci-Fi-musical, Space Dimension Controller has moved even further back than on his EP, towards the beginning of the 80s – and he has done himself a great favor in doing so. Oldschool HipHop meets electro funk, synth-pop meets R&B, and all of them get entangled in an intergalactic heroic story. In the nineties, only Daft Punk and Jedi Knights would have been able to musically pull that of, in addition, Sven Väth’s Techno-opera, »The Harlequin, The Robot and The Ballet-Dancer«, could have been the conceptual force behind it all. Space Dimension Controller has taken it to even further extremes and has created a real film-record, including a complete story line, skits and commercial breaks. It’s cinema at its most.

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