Josh Wink - Resist EP on Ovum Recordings

Words by: J Gamp
Posted: 2/5/17 13:07

Josh Wink's Ovum imprint has been marching forward at sturdy pace over the last 18 months, continuing to break its own mould by releasing from a plethora of genres, including the likes of Andre Galluzi, Ambivalent and more. Now, Ovum's latest features head honcho Josh Wink, who returns from recent voyages with Boyznoize and R&S for a slice of good ol' acid – the sort of stringy, malleable stuff that he made his name with back when. 

Resist does exactly what it says on the tin – with a pulsing, squelching acid bassline firing on all cylinders, the listener finds themselves pushing against the weight of resonating, disintegrating snares and cheeky, skipping ticks, before an almighty crest of oscillated bass avalanches across the track's overall structure. Meanwhile on the second drop, jacking percussion and a rise in tempo take the track straight into dark, heads down warehouse territory and with glorious aplomb. 

Wink invites Truncate for a couple of no-qualms remixes, firstly with the 'Resist-Apella Acid Version', where the pace is notched up from the off. A core focus around the demonic 'Resist' chant which is chopped and screwed to boiling point, at which a wave of acid house bass and skipping beats, a la Manchester 1989, kick in.

As extra weaponry in the DJs arsenal, there's an 'Resist-Apella No Acid' version included, but the main star of the show is Wink's politically-tinged, balls out original.


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