Alejandro Paz’s Váyanse EP Will Make You Dance, Hallucinate, Take Your Shirt Off

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Since launching in 2013, Los Angeles’ own Sanfuentes Records has been keeping a more-than-steady pace of catalog growth. Just out last week, their latest comes from Chilean producer Alejandro Paz, making his first appearance on the label with Váyanse, following releases like last year’s debut EP from duo Los Mekanikos (we’re still chanting “tacha tacha tacha tacha tachaaa”) and new fire from label boss Sanfuentes himself.

One of the most promising names in the Lat-Am techno scene, Paz is fo sho set to fulfill Sanfuentes Records’ hope of making their listeners “dance, laugh, scream, hallucinate, and take their shirts off.” On Váyanse, Paz expands on the deadpan vocal delivery we came to know and love on his previous thumping, future-classic singles like “El House,” which dropped in 2013 on Cómeme.

The former DJs Pareja, Marc Piñol, and Eurocrats remixer centers his signature sound on his original vocals, with the jacking track “Váyanse” speaking for probably every DJ ever: “váyanse si no van a bailar.” “Nada Mas” continues to emphasize the grittier side of house music by maintaining an acid, post-punk edge. Sanfuentes’ acid dub rework of “Váyanse” is relentlessly hard-hitting, while Mijo‘s remix of “Nada Mas” kicks the intensity of the original up a few notches with a mean industrial streak made for dance floor hypnosis.

You can grab Váyanse via Beatport or Juno.