Petar Dundov blends techno with trance in the style that's become his own.
"Dalmatina" is like the Platonic ideal of a Petar Dundov track. It builds slowly over its nine minutes to an exultant climax, teasing you all along the way with a repeating melody that hits higher with each passing swoop. Dundov's melodies are so ear-catching that it's easy to forget about the chugging beat underneath. "Dalmatina" is just what slower-paced DJs like Jonathan Kusuma might use at the climax of their sets.
The B-side is more exploratory, stretching out over 13 minutes of Berlin-school spaciness with anxious melodies and atmospherics that wouldn't be out of place on an Alan Parsons Project record. If you loved any of Dundov's albums, this 12-inch is exactly what you're craving. He could keep making this stuff for ten more years and I still wouldn't be sick of it.