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Voiski - Our Brilliant Failure [BAS008]
3.3/5

Voiski - Our Brilliant Failure [BAS008]

Label: Bassiani
Treck list:
  • 01. Sit Down Next To Me
  • 02. Chasing Shadows
  • 03. TearSystem
  • 04. Your Heart Starts To Race

On BAS008 Bassiani welcome Voiski and his uplifting take on techno. Cascading snares, dreamy melodies and a good dose of cosmically charged sounds make "Our Brilliant Future" a beautifully cra...

Lerosa - Bucket Of Eggs [ATLP10]
3.7/5

Lerosa - Bucket Of Eggs [ATLP10]

Label: Acid Test
Treck list:
  • 01. Bucket Of Eggs
  • 02. Cluster
  • 03. Conjurors
  • 04. Deadline
  • 05. One Is Too Short
  • 06. Damocles
  • 07. Sheffield
  • 08. Subterfuge
  • 09. Self Inflicted
  • 10. Dont Worry

Lerosa has perfected the art of understated electronic music. Rather than pursuing flashy arrangements or mind-twisting sound design, the Dublin-based Italian has employed classic tools to cra...

Daniel Avery - Drone Logic [PHLP02]
4.0/5

Daniel Avery - Drone Logic [PHLP02]

Label: Phantasy
Treck list:
  • 01. Water Jump (Album Version)
  • 02. Free Floating
  • 03. Drone Logic
  • 04. These Nights Never End
  • 05. Naive Response
  • 06. Platform Zero
  • 07. Need Electric (Album Version)
  • 08. All I Need
  • 09. Spring 27
  • 11. New Energy (Live Through It)
  • 12. Knowing Well Be Here

Release 7 Oct 2013.

In the world of electronic music, Daniel Avery is what we might call a rockist. He grew up on guitar music in his hometown of Bournemouth, and came to dance ...

Anna, Miss Kittin - Speicher 112 [KOMPAKTEX112]
3.8/5

Anna, Miss Kittin - Speicher 112 [KOMPAKTEX112]

Label: Kompakt
Treck list:
  • 01. Forever Ravers
  • 02. Forever Ravers (ANNAs Raving in Space Mix)

ANNA returns for her third round on SPEICHER following an incredible year of non-stop touring the globe, remixing JON HOPKINS and contributing to a recent AFTERLIFE compilation. KITTIN (former...

Four Tet - Anna Painting [TEXT049]
4.0/5

Four Tet - Anna Painting [TEXT049]

Label: Text
Treck list:
  • 01. Anna Painting
  • 02. Lahaina Noon
  • 03. Breath

Discogs currently lists Four Tet's Anna Painting as an ambient release, which is probably what most people would expect from music crafted to soundtrack an old friend's painting exhibition. Bu...

Karenn - Voam Club Archive Volume 1 [VCA001]
4.0/5

Karenn - Voam Club Archive Volume 1 [VCA001]

Label: Voam
Treck list:
  • 01. Berlin - Live Cut 1
  • 02. Berlin - Live Cut 2
  • 03. Rome - Live Cut 1
  • 04. Amsterdam - Live Cut 1
  • 05. Berlin - Live Cut 3
  • 06. Berlin - Live Cut 4
  • 07. Brussels - Live Cut 2
  • 08. Madrid - Live Cut 1

Blawan & Pariah’s Karenn give testament to their live prowess with recordings made in techno power centres: Berlin, Rome, and Amsterdam.

Following 2018’s launch of the Voam labe...

Paranoid London - PL [PDONLP002]
3.8/5
7.4

Paranoid London - PL [PDONLP002]

Label: Paranoid London
Treck list:
  • 01. Starting Fights (feat. Josh Caffe)
  • 02. The Boombox Affair (feat. Bubbles Bubblesynski)
  • 03. Nobody Watching (feat. Mutado Pintado)
  • 04. The Music
  • 05. Angel of Hell (feat. Arthur Baker, Alan Vega)
  • 06. Drum Machine (Album Edit)
  • 07. Blue-Ish (Album Edit)
  • 08. Cult Hero (Do You Wanna Touch Me) (feat. Simon Topping)
  • 09. Sly is Watching (Album Edit)
  • 10. (Vi-Vi) Vicious Games (feat. Josh Caffe)
  • 11. Just My Size (feat. Mutado Pintado)

Paranoid London collaborate with Alan Vega, Arthur Baker and Josh Caffe for new album, PL. PL sees the production duo of Gerardo Delgado and Quinn Whalley showcasing the corrosive approach to ...

Pharmakon - Devour [SBR226]
7.9
4.0/5
8.4

Pharmakon - Devour [SBR226]

Label: Sacred Bones
Treck list:
  • 01. Homeostasis
  • 02. Spit It Out
  • 03. Self-Regulating System
  • 04. Deprivation
  • 05. Pristine Panic, Cheek By Jowl

Devour marks the fourth full-length record from Margaret Chardiet’s project Pharmakon and her most intense output to date. Like her previous albums, Devour comes with a strong concept that is ...

East Of Oceans - Neverlasting Love [RS1911D]
3.7/5

East Of Oceans - Neverlasting Love [RS1911D]

Label: R&S
Treck list:
  • 01. Neverlasting Love
  • 02. Broken Seas
  • 03. Hard Red

East Of Oceans is an alias of ambient legend bvdub AKA San Franciscan Brock Van Wey . After the success of the album 'Drowning in Daylight' released on sub-label Apollo in 2018 he now makes ap...

Kornel Kovacs - Szikra [BARN022]
3.5/5

Kornel Kovacs - Szikra [BARN022]

Label: Studio Barnhus
Treck list:
  • 01. Szikra
  • 02. Szikra (Bonusz Beat)
  • 03. Szikra (Abdulla Rashim Remix)

Release date 2014-04-07. Szikra is Kornél Kovács at his most wistfully nostalgic. Ultra-smooth keys offset by noisy lo-fi breakbeats and vocals urging you to git fucked up, like Metro Area cau...

Ross from Friends - Epiphany [BF090]
3.6/5

Ross from Friends - Epiphany [BF090]

Label: Brainfeeder
Treck list:
  • 01. Epiphany
  • 02. The Revolution
  • 03. Phantom Ratio
  • 04. Epiphany (Edit)
  • 05. The Revolution (Edit)

Brand new EP from Ross From Friends on Flying Lotus’ Brainfeeder imprint. Epiphany is sleeker, tougher and more dancefloor- focused than his acclaimed debut album Family Portrait (2018) but hi...

Ame - Dream House Remixes Part II [IVLP09X2]
3.7/5

Ame - Dream House Remixes Part II [IVLP09X2]

Label: Innervisions
Treck list:
  • 01. No War (Fango Remix)
  • 02. Helliconia (Marcel Dettmann Remix)
  • 03. Gerne (Marcel Dettmann Remix)
  • 04. The Line (Marcel Dettmann Remix)

The evocative home listening journey presented in Âme's debut album "Dream House" has now been transformed into a range of indispensable dance floor remixes, reminiscent of the dance weapons c...

Blanck Mass - Animated Violence Mild [SBR220]
7.9
3.0/5
7.8

Blanck Mass - Animated Violence Mild [SBR220]

Label: Sacred Bones
Treck list:
  • 01. Intro
  • 02. Death Drop
  • 03. House Vs. House
  • 04. Hush Money
  • 05. Love Is a Parasite
  • 06. Creature-West Fuqua
  • 07. No Dice
  • 08. Wings of Hate

Fuuck Buttons’ John Power goes for the jugular in his ravishingly direct and epic new Blanck Mass volley. Seriously, no punches are pulled here. Might as well take your top off before you star...

Maral - Mahur Club
4.0/5

Maral - Mahur Club

Label: Astral Plane
Treck list:
  • 01. Lori lullaby
  • 02. Joonies jam
  • 03. Avesta khani reggaeton
  • 04. In this place
  • 05. The empty edit
  • 06. Oi
  • 07. Lorestan reggaeton
  • 08. Setar shred
  • 09. Mahur club
  • 10. So glad i found u
  • 11. Coy dub
  • 12. Dont trip on your way down
  • 13. (un)easy
  • 14. Try, again
  • 15. The wind will carry us

A wild ride through decades of Persian culture.

Mahur Club, the debut release from Maral, is explosive. The ideas are unusual, the bass is fried and there's a jagged but undenia...

Plaid - Maru (Skee Mask Remix) [WAP438DA]
4.0/5

Plaid - Maru (Skee Mask Remix) [WAP438DA]

Label: Warp
Treck list:
  • 01. Maru (Skee Mask Remix)

Skee Mask follows Orbital to remix Plaid’s cranky ‘Maru’, returning a tightly coiled and whirring junglist mechanism compatible with equally meticulous Sully productions.

Various Artists - Manara International Presents The Ultimate Spice Mix [NSLP006]
3.7/5

Various Artists - Manara International Presents The Ultimate Spice Mix [NSLP006]

Label: Night Slugs
Treck list:
  • 01. Buzz
  • 02. Crazy Kiya Re
  • 03. Dheere Dheere
  • 04. Nashe Si Chadh Gayi
  • 05. Kehna Hi Kya (Spice Queen Remix)
  • 06. Aloe Vera
  • 07. Ang Laga De (Scratcha DVA DJ Tool)
  • 08. Lazy Moments
  • 09. Sarsariya
  • 10. Mehndi (Madhorama Pencha)
  • 11. My Name is Shhh
  • 12. Balam Pichkari

Manara's Bollywood compilation, The Ultimate Spice Mix, features Scratcha DVA, Bok Bok, Ikonika.

British-Pakistani DJ Manara has put together a compilation of reimagined Bollywo...

Sam Barker - BARKER 001 [BARKER001]
3.8/5

Sam Barker - BARKER 001 [BARKER001]

Label: Ostgut Ton
Treck list:
  • 01. Neuron Collider
  • 02. Kickboxing
  • 03. Maximum Utility

Sam Barker and Ostgut Ton are proving to be an excellent combination. BARKER 001, his second solo release for Berghain's in-house label, is a low-key white-label packing three intelligent tech...

Segue - The Island [SSCD23]
3.3/5

Segue - The Island [SSCD23]

Label: Silent Season
Treck list:
  • 01. Sunrise over Malaspina
  • 02. Shore Breeze
  • 03. Mirage
  • 04. Desolation Sound
  • 05. Beacon Point
  • 06. Midnight Dip
  • 07. Galaxies
  • 08. Deep Current

The dub techno naturalist pays tribute to Vancouver Island.

Marie Davidson - Chasing The Light [ZEN12518]
4.3/5

Marie Davidson - Chasing The Light [ZEN12518]

Label: Ninja Tune
Treck list:
  • 01. Chasing The Light
  • 02. Work It (Soulwax Remix)
  • 03. Lara (Daniel Avery Remix)

Having recently been shortlisted for the Polaris Music Prize 2019, Marie Davidson announces her new 12”, which includes the previously unreleased track ‘Chasing The Light’.

Soul...

Ame - Dream House Remixes Part I [IVLP09X1]
3.3/5

Ame - Dream House Remixes Part I [IVLP09X1]

Label: Innervisions
Treck list:
  • 01. No War (Rampa Remix)
  • 02. The Line (Solomun Remix - Franks Vote)
  • 03. The Line (Solomun Remix - Kristians Vote)

The evocative home listening journey presented in Âme's debut album "Dream House" has now been transformed into a range of indispensable dance floor remixes, reminiscent of the dance weapons c...

Lone - Abraxas [ASTRO02]
5.5
3.5/5

Lone - Abraxas [ASTRO02]

Label: Ancient Astronauts
Treck list:
  • 01. Abraxas
  • 02. Young Star Cluster
  • 03. How Can You Tell

Lone dices with acid and breakbeats on the ‘Abraxas’ EP, which was apparently conjured after hearing his pals playing D&B on the wrong speed.

The title tune is a fine display of...

Shawn Rudiman - Autonomic Pilot [TRESOR311]
4.0/5

Shawn Rudiman - Autonomic Pilot [TRESOR311]

Label: Tresor
Treck list:
  • 01. KNSR
  • 02. Too Far Gone
  • 03. Erotique Feedback
  • 04. Past the Edge
  • 05. Eyes Forward
  • 06. Backwards Tomarrows

Pittsburgh resident Shawn Rudiman releases his debut EP on Tresor Records, featuring shifting tables of subliminally orchestral synths and rich drum textures that spawn new voyages.

Thom Yorke - Not the News Rmx [XL992]
3.7/5

Thom Yorke - Not the News Rmx [XL992]

Label: XL
Treck list:
  • 01. Not The News (Extendo Mix)
  • 02. Not The News (Mark Pritchard Remix)
  • 03. Not The News (Equiknoxx Remix Feat. Time Cow & Gavsborg)
  • 04. Not The News (Clark Remix)

Thom Yorke has dropped a new EP featuring remixes of his ANIMA track “Not the News.” The four-song collection, titled Not the News Rmx, includes versions of the track by Mark Pritchard, Equikn...

Oli XL - Rogue Intruder, Soul Enhancer [BLOOM01]
7.7
4.0/5

Oli XL - Rogue Intruder, Soul Enhancer [BLOOM01]

Label: Bloom
Treck list:
  • 01. Cygnostik
  • 02. Liquid Love
  • 03. DnL
  • 04. Mimetic
  • 05. Jet Generation
  • 06. Flower Circuit
  • 07. Hesitate (feat Ecco2K)
  • 08. Orchid Itch
  • 09. Imposter
  • 10. Clumsy
  • 11. Sniper Baby

Oli XL counts Source Direct and Basement Jaxx among his greatest influences. It's a tough combination to imagine, but it's led the Swedish artist to make music that's difficult to categorise. ...

SOS Gunver Ryberg - Entangled [AVN037]
4.1/5

SOS Gunver Ryberg - Entangled [AVN037]

Label: Avian
Treck list:
  • 01. Palacelike
  • 02. Spacelike Orphan
  • 03. Trispider
  • 04. The Presence_Eurydike
  • 05. Quantum Skull
  • 06. Levitation
  • 07. Rabenlandschaft
  • 08. Magnetic Force
  • 09. Biophotons
  • 10. Silver Thread

SØS Gunver Ryberg can make electrifying techno, brutal industrial noise, and intriguing sound art, but it's her ability to blur the line between each that makes her music so exciting. Holly Di...

Jeff Mills - Moon The Area Of Influence [AXCD053]
6.6
3.3/5

Jeff Mills - Moon The Area Of Influence [AXCD053]

Label: Axis
Treck list:
  • 01. Control, Sattva and Rama
  • 02. Stabilising The Spin
  • 03. The Tides
  • 04. Sleep-Wake Cycles
  • 05. Erratic Human Behavior
  • 06. Lunar Power
  • 07. Electromagnetic
  • 08. Decoding The Lunar Sunrise
  • 09. Peaks Of Eternal Light
  • 10. Measuring The Doppler Shift
  • 11. Theia
  • 12. 180-Degree Repositioning Phase
  • 13. Absolute (Extended)

Tilting his gaze toward the heavens once again, the Detroit electronic icon delivers an ambient-techno concept album exploring the moon’s pull on the human imagination.

Four Tet - Dreamer [TEXTDDD10]
3.8/5

Four Tet - Dreamer [TEXTDDD10]

Label: Text
Treck list:
  • 01. Dreamer

Today, the UK phenomenon has released his whimsical new single 'Dreamer'. Gentle and translucent in its approach, the shimmering synapsis of the track's ethereal melody bounces along the tune'...

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