Madben – Acid Madness
Paris based talent Madben heads to A-Traction Records this January to deliver ‘Acid Madness’, accompanied by remixes from Scan X, Marc Ayats & Owlk and Yann Lean.
Having released on a host of notable imprints including Bedrock, Astropolis Records and Ellum, French DJ / producer Benjamin Leclerq aka Madben has established himself as a key name within France’s current electronic landscape. With recent appearances in the diary including a back to back alongside Ellum boss Maceo Plex at T7 Paris, plus further sets across the capital at key establishments in Rex Club and La Clairière, and international shows at D! Club (Lausanne) and Kater Blau (Berlin), the Frenchman now turns his attention back to the studio as he joins the likes of Agoria, Traumer, DJ Hell and more to release his ‘Acid Madness’ EP on French techno imprint A-Traction Records, accompanied by a handful of impressive remixes.
Madben’s original opens the package as ever-evolving synth progressions work amongst floating acid lines and crisp percussion, before French techno pioneer Scan X turns in a melodic yet impactful interpretation, focusing on deep kicks and hypnotic lead lines throughout.
Next up, label founder Marc Ayat combines with Owlk to reveal a menacing and driving remix that pairs the original’s 303 patterns alongside driving bass licks and tough low end, whist long term collaborator Yann Lean employs slick hats and analogue percussion arrangements to wrap up the EP.
Madben ‘Acid Madness’ is out on A-Traction Records on 18th January 2019.
1. Acid Madness (Original Mix)
2. Acid Madness (Scan X Remix)
3. Acid Madness (Marc Ayats & Owlk Remix)
4. Acid Madness (Yann Lean Remix)