Shackleton & Zimpel - Primal Forms

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A collaboration of Shackleton and Wacław Zimpel. Together they released the 2020 album Primal Forms.

Shackleton co-ran the Skull Disco label from 2005 to 2008 with Appleblim. His take on the sparse template of minimal techno, originally showing heavy influence from Muslimgauze, evolved over the course of the label's lifespan to a sound that resembled something closer to a skeletal, emaciated take on the drop structure and sepulchral sound design of dubstep. Read more on