Techno from Melbourne and beyond.

Twenty five years after its initial release, Tresor Records is proud to announce the reissue of Robert Hood’s Internal Empire album, a master work, then and now.

The ongoing importance of this album is indisputable, essential both to techno and to Tresor. It is a history intertwined. This work elevates its maker as master, and remain a cherished moment in the Tresor story, sharing an irrefutable singular magic, sounding as present and indispensable as when first created. To understand this work fully is to stand back and celebrate its impact.

Originally released in 1994, ‘Internal Empire’ marks a point of transition for Robert Hood moving on from his previous collaborations within Underground Resistance. Robert Hood advanced uncovering the power of true minimalism. Deep soul through a simplicity that showed how much could be done with so little. The devastating rhythms of this album forge the unmatched spirit of this sound, influencing generations to come.

Internal Empire‘s re-release is out now via Tresor. It is available in LP, CD, and digital formats. Stream the full album below. 

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