Articles tagged minimal techno

17 Jun 2016 // 10:35 AM

Lawrence: Yoyogi Park

On the third in a trio of collaborations with artist Stefan Marx, the electronic musician means to evoke the urban Tokyo landmark of the title, but his music is more of the bedroom-and-laptop sort.

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14 Jun 2016 // 11:00 AM

Factory Floor - “Dial Me In” (Singles Going Steady)

A fresh slab of minimalist dance funk, "Dial Me In" is in a way a throwback to the '80s with its clean, ultra-processed sounds.

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Pantha du Prince: The Triad

Pantha du Prince tests the limits of ambient dance music on his first album in six years.

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18 May 2016 // 11:30 AM

Pantha du Prince - “In an Open Space” (video)

Pantha du Prince's warm, minimal techno pulls you deep into his imagination.

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Pantha du Prince - “Frau Im Mond, Sterne Laufen” (Singles Going Steady)

Pantha du Prince's latest single unsurprisingly features a wonderful late-night chillout vibe.

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Kenneth James Gibson - “Poured Semi Silently Upon You” (Singles Going Steady)

"Poured Semi Silently Upon You" is an orchestral ambient soundscape that bears the winding impressionistic focus of a Terence Malick film.

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6 Apr 2016 // 2:30 AM

The Field: The Follower

The Field's new album is not a case of diminishing returns, but a work about refining electronic music which was, by definition, already perfect.

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31 Mar 2016 // 2:30 AM

Moderat: III

After a shaky start, Moderat follow through with some of their best songs to date on their latest album.

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The Field - “The Follower” (Live in Berlin) (Singles Going Steady)

The Field's minimalist "The Follower" is best for really deep listening.

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12 Feb 2016 // 3:10 AM

Alex Smoke: Love Over Will

Electro-recluse Alex Smoke re-emerges with a long gestating new album that adds up to an engaging, if unsettling, minor masterpiece.

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10 Feb 2016 // 2:00 PM

Moderat - “Reminder” (Singles Going Steady)

Moderat return with a swirling techno soundscape that evokes Trentemøller’s music as much as it does In Rainbows-era Radiohead.

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14 Oct 2014 // 2:03 AM

Gui Boratto: Abaporu

Abaporu is a record that, despite all of its differing hues, manages to come across as a unified mosaic of sound.

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18 May 2011 // 10:00 PM

Dominik Eulberg: Diorama

Diorama is elaborate and compelling electronic music, whether or not you're familiar with the flowery context.

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3 Mar 2011 // 9:59 PM

Steffi: Yours & Mine

Come on in, Steffi's house is seductive and warm.

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25 Jan 2011 // 9:59 PM

Ryan Davis: Routes of Life

With subtle peaks and micro-sized builds, Ryan Davis has mastered personal techno.

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27 Oct 2010 // 10:00 PM

Apparat: DJ-Kicks

Apparat’s contribution to the !K7 DJ-Kicks series feels quite at home in a car stereo while driving through the city at night.

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17 Aug 2010 // 9:59 PM

Reboot: Shunyata

Shunyata is neatly divided in two halves: one for the dancefloor, and one for the headphones.

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Applescal: A Slave’s Commitment

Backed by an affinity for the digital tricks dealt by Nathan Fake and Extrawelt, new producer Applescal's techno is vibrant and varied.

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21 Jun 2009 // 9:59 PM

Kleinschmager Audio: Audiology

These ten taut oddball minimal masterpieces will silence all doubts about the quality of Kleinschmager Audio and their up-and-coming label, Rrygular.

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Extrawelt: Schöne Neue Extrawelt

This debut LP strikes down upon thee with great intricacy and furious techno those who would attempt to placate and distract the masses with catalog loops in cookie cutter forms.

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