jueves, 18 de diciembre de 2014

Carlo Lio - Escobar Season

With a vicious vocal sample backed by a solid beat, Carlo Lio´s Escobar Season kicks off a pounding EP, released by Intec Digital (ID066). Reckoned by many to be one of Canada´s finest, this Toronto DJ, producer and head of the RAWthentic Music label definitely knows how to bring out the groove.

miércoles, 17 de diciembre de 2014

Distant Echoes - Road

Italian producer Distant Echoes serves up 3 dark techno tracks on the Fury Road EP (Dystopian 009). Sandwiched between the first and last tunes is Road, a bouncy piece of techno full of synth stabs and huge kicks.

martes, 16 de diciembre de 2014

Gregor Tresher - Disturber

Break New Soil label boss Gregor Tresher has a knack for peak time pleasures, as the A-side of his Midas/Disturber single (BNS046) proves, with epic synths and monster kicks launching this white-hot track into the stratosphere.

lunes, 15 de diciembre de 2014

Philipe Petit - Body

An excellent track by Philipe Petit, another long-standing French DJ/producer. Playful bouncing synths and bass with an edgy melody tying it all together. Released by Figure SPC (SPC U).

domingo, 14 de diciembre de 2014

François X - Rising

France again on the decks, this time represented by François X´s Rising, off the Marcel Dettmann Records 4-track sampler EP MDR 14.2. Quality jacking techno that doesn´t let up.

sábado, 13 de diciembre de 2014

Clouds - Shared Heritage

Hardcore kick stylings give way to a rhythmic workout that´s authentic Clouds: intense and punishing, this track won´t let you go the easy way. First track off the Turbo Recordings Warehouse Series Compilation (TurboDX40).

viernes, 12 de diciembre de 2014

Bjarki - Polygon Pink Toast

Nina Kraviz has recently launched her record label трип (trip) with a compilation album (TRP001), showcasing (in her words) the trippier side of electronic dance music. This track by Reykjavik´s Bjarki is a fine example, with a pounding beat alongside high tones coming out of thin air, icy as his homeland´s name.

jueves, 11 de diciembre de 2014

Yan Cook - Gravity

Hailing from Kiev, Yan Cook delivers a tough-yet-spacey EP on Delsin Records (109dsr). Standing out is opener Gravity, a grumbling grinding track that can generate its own heat.

miércoles, 10 de diciembre de 2014

Terence Fixmer - Elka

An epic track by one of France´s leading techno DJs. A combination attack led by massive kicks and synths makes for a blistering record. Out on Deeply Rooted (DRH047).

martes, 9 de diciembre de 2014

Randomer - Crack Lung

A London producer keen on creating some of the most offbeat techno around, but always keeping the beat tighter than a submarine screw. His latest release on Russian Torrent Versions (CCCP010) proves just that with 3 rolling tracks that are very heavy on the bass.

lunes, 8 de diciembre de 2014

Black Asteroid - Black Moon (feat. Cold Cave)

From fixing Prince´s synths to producing monster tracks, New York´s Black Asteroid, a.k.a. Bryan Black, is a seasoned DJ whose new Black Moon EP (CLR084) hits all the right spots, especially the dark and seductive Black Moon.

domingo, 7 de diciembre de 2014

Lag - Kontrola (Bas Mooy Remix)

A scary remix by Mord label head Bas Mooy of an original tune by Serbian producer Lag (MORD014). Full-on demented techno perfect for thrashing the dancefloor.

sábado, 6 de diciembre de 2014

Kaiserdisco - Three Lions

Kaiserdisco really steps into techno territory on its RAW 001 single, giving their new label KD RAW a fitting introduction to the dancefloor. A thundering kick drives the white-hot first cut.

viernes, 5 de diciembre de 2014

Gerry Read - 3,2,1

Gerry Read is an odd electronic music artist, as he cannot be pigeonholed into any specific style, his productions always end up someplace in a different dimension musically. This time he takes on a techno beat and adds his strange vision to it, including wobbling bass. Out on Aus Music (AUS1471). 

jueves, 4 de diciembre de 2014

Dosem - Proceed

Spanish DJ and producer Dosem lays down 3 grumbling tracks for Intec Digital on his Return EP (ID058), including the dancefloor-igniting Proceed. An impressive addition to his already huge discography.

miércoles, 3 de diciembre de 2014

Apes - Two Thousand Six

Raw, bare bones productions are Apes´ signature, stomping beats abound and a vocal sample gives this tune a slightly garage-y feeling. Out on Church. (CHURCH004).

martes, 2 de diciembre de 2014

Marco Zenker - Darai

Marco´s one half of the Zenker Brothers, the duo that runs things at techno label Ilian Tape. On his 2626 EP (IT026), Zenker drops 4 meaty tracks including floor stomper Darai, reminiscent of the old school days.