Articles tagged techno

Modeselektor: Body Language Vol.8

Thom Yorke's favorite German DJ duo takes us on a tour through 2009's best dubstep-influenced hits and a few other loose ends.

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26 Oct 2009 // 8:59 PM

Port-Royal: Dying in Time

Frequent sonic mutation is Dying In Time's most admirable trait.

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Paul Van Dyk: Volume—The Best of Paul Van Dyk

By focusing on Van Dyk's hits and big-name remixes -- instead of what is actually his best material -- Volume proves to be a remarkably dull dance detour.

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20 Sep 2009 // 9:00 PM

Basement Jaxx: Scars

At its best, Scars sounds like prime-era Jaxx, the sheer amount of well-executed ideas and delightfully weird touches making them unlike any other dance artist this decade.

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Martin Schulte: Depth of Soul

Schulte isn't afraid to disturb his DJ-ready dub techno with some atypical trickery.

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14 Jul 2009 // 8:59 PM

Voodeux: The Paranormal

The debut horror-techno album from Tanner Ross and KiloWatts will run its greasy hand up your spine and swallow your soul.

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26 May 2009 // 9:00 PM

Nathan Fake: Hard Islands

Hard Islands is perplexing and sharp, but you're lying if you told your friends this is an "album".

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19 Apr 2009 // 8:58 PM

Pig & Dan: The Heat EP

The Heat EP is Pig & Dan's latest balancing act of the Big and the Brittle.

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Marc Romboy: Systematic Colours Volume Two

If Romboy's wobbly mix hits a snag, it vanishes in minutes.

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19 Jan 2009 // 7:59 PM

Trentemøller: Live in Concert EP

Casual fans shouldn't bother checking this release out. Only completists and those who were actually at the Roskilde Festival in 2007 need apply.

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Various Artists: Nobody Knows Anything: DFA Presents Supersoul Recordings

The inaugural release on DFA Records' new Death from Abroad imprint is this two-disc collection of vinyl- and digital-only tracks from Berlin's Supersoul label.

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9 Oct 2008 // 10:00 PM

Shed: Shedding the Past

Detroit style German techno wizardry.

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Heartthrob: Dear Painter, Paint Me

This 23-minute teaser is almost enough to make one want to investigate the actual debut of pounding minimal techno from Jesse Siminski.

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10 Aug 2008 // 9:58 PM

Marek Bois: Boissche Untiefen

Classic presets and carefully manicured samples mark the promising debut of Niklas Worgt's solo project.

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1 Jul 2007 // 10:00 PM

Justice: Cross

As all our favorite '90s dance heroes release albums that are more arty than funky, Justice releases an album that not only is guarunteed party-starter, but also a signal of the back-to-basics dance revolution that's nearing.

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21 May 2007 // 10:00 PM

Motor: Unhuman

This is as far into the future as music goes, anything less would almost by definition seem a step backwards.

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5 Apr 2007 // 10:00 PM

Various Artists: Ame… Mixing

With skillful mixes of pioneers, such as Coldcut, and to the more obscure, such as, Dutch wave band New Musik, the album isn’t for glow stick weekend superstars.

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