Dance music and thriller make for a lovely mixture — particularly when the style in query is techno. Pan-Pot had been tapped to foster such a mix by the critically-acclaimed German present, Babylon Berlin, whose brooding plot is predicated round a sequence of detective novels by Volker Kutschner. The theme tune, “Zu Asche, zu Staub,” has since been re-worked into a bit match for the basement golf equipment within the metropolis.
Pan-Pot’s reimagining opens with the ethereal piano progressions of the unique, earlier than diving deep right into a gap of throbbing percussion and hypnotic synth beeps that, when paired with the resounding vocals of “Zu Asche, zu Staub,” leads to a high-charged quantity that obliterates the dancefloor. This customary is one which followers have come to anticipate from Pan-Pot, who’ve lengthy honed their sounds out and in of the membership circuit and have confirmed their affinity for darkish, driving productions.