Touching down on Armada Music for their joint label debut, longtime collaborators Alan Fitzpatrick and Reset Robot deliver a techno record that aims to push the crowd to its limits. Partially rooted in ‘90s trance, ‘Lotus’ aims to symbolise the UK techno scene.
Alan Fitzpatrick: “We wrote a large chunk of this track at the Devon Analogue Studios. We wanted to capture the free spirit and energy of some of our late-90s, early-noughties trance influences, all the while adding a more techno drive to the track.”
Southampton-born techno artist Alan Fitzpatrick has spent the last decade carving out his musical niche and possibly holding rank in the upper echelons of the underground electronic world. A popular techno DJ, he has rubbed shoulders with the likes of Carl Cox and Adam Beyer, performed at some of the world’s biggest clubs and festivals (including headlining Berghain), collaborated with acts such as CamelPhat, Skream, Sasha, Rebūke and Jamie Jones, and even had a hit on daytime BBC Radio 1.
Reset Robot co-runs Whistleblower Records in tandem with Alan Fitzpatrick. Influenced by clubs such as Fabric and Slinky, and DJs such as Sasha and John Digweed, his sound has apparently been released on some of techno’s most discerning labels, from Dubfire’s Sci+Tec to Adam Beyer’s Drum:code, Sven Väth’s Cocoon and Alan Fitzpatrick’s We Are The Brave.
On the live front, he juggles appearances at clubs such as London’s Fabric and Tobacco Docks, Space in Miami and Panorama Bar in Berlin with tour schedules, taking him to the United States, various parts of Europe and, soon, Australia and South America.