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Part of the All Ears takeover
Francesco Visconti, aka VSK, readies his next collaborative EP, Helix, with the Serbian producer Scalameriya. Ahead of the this pounding techno release, we invited Francesco in to share another side to his taste.
Born in Rome, VSK’s time spent in the formidable Remix record store from a young age found him dipping his foot into the world of DJing at only 16. This early start paid off, and only a few years later he held a residency at Goa Club for two seasons. Around this time was when Francesco began to dabble into the field of production, following an acquaintance with Ken Karter. Now, he is a qualified audio-engineer and sound designer, working mainly in television alongside his DJing and production.
VSK’s love for techno has seen him delve into a range of styles. Where his talents mainly lie is in the realm of the industrial. Raw, heavy, dense; his production comes at you like a tonne of bricks, leaving no room to breath. With releases on iconic labels such as Perc Trax, Power Vacuum and 47, you don’t even have to listen to the records to know that they will hit the spot. Not only has he appeared on many imprints, VSK started his own in 2010, Consumer Recreation Services, with his friends Conrad Van Orton and Vilix. It’s here where the four-track monstrous Helix will be released.
Surrounded daily by heavy kicks and distortion takes its toll on the ears, and it’s necessary to take the time to wind down and relax. Here, VSK enlightens us as to the music he listens to in order to unwind and rest his ears in support of our All Ears campaign.