Articles tagged techno

3 Jan 2011 // 9:59 PM

Various Artists: Fünf

Composed by various label players, Ostgun Ton’s Fünf is a label anniversary album built exclusively from a four gigabyte sample library of field recordings made inside the legendary Berlin clubs Berghain and Panorama Bar.

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Christopher Rau: Asper Clouds

Christopher Rau's productions on Asper Clouds are pretty enough, but they fall short of achieving "memorable" status.

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6 Dec 2010 // 9:58 PM

Max Cooper: Expressions

Max Cooper's tech house is never subtle, even when it comes from a temperate place.

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9 Nov 2010 // 6:00 AM

Botany: Feeling Today

Botany offers a glimpse of the beats that lie ahead on an experimental and nostalgic EP.

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8 Nov 2010 // 9:20 AM

Onmutu Mechanicks: Nocturne

Nocturne is a murky Drexciya album by Onmutu Mechanicks gone dub, minimal, and without the thrashing TR-808.

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3 Nov 2010 // 10:22 AM

SBTRKT: Step In Shadows

Masked producer SBTRKT establishes lasting moods with dense builds and ambitious arrangements.

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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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18 Oct 2010 // 10:00 PM

Johannes Heil: Loving

The central failure of Loving is that it isn’t very interesting. There are no big ideas or stand out tracks, and its marathon length make it alienating, if not altogether tedious

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Asura & Anenon: Silver Trees/Damiel

There is room to grow at Non Projects, but green-ish producers/multi-instrumentalists Asura & Anenon have things mostly figured out.

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The Green Kingdom: Twig and Twine

On its Own Records debut, the Green Kingdom doesn't need to work (very hard, at least) for your attention.

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20 Jul 2010 // 6:05 AM

Matt Shadetek: Flowers

On his first instrumental album, Shadetek aims for the dancefloor but doesn't completely leave behind the grit that's shaped his current work.

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11 May 2010 // 6:00 AM

Clubroot: II - MMX

Clubroot has softened his sound, but the new LP boasts welcome variation in style.

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5 May 2010 // 6:10 AM

Thomas Bjerring: Stratus

Denmark tech house producer Thomas Bjerring has no need to fill all the space he’s given.

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22 Mar 2010 // 10:00 PM

Scuba: Triangulation

Triangulation finds common ground for dark house, garage, and dubstep amid a vastly compelling brew of melody and jarring flourishes.

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Donnacha Costello: Before We Say Goodbye

On his first proper studio album since 2000, Donnacha Costello delivers subtle but sentimental house and techno.

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1 Mar 2010 // 9:59 PM

Lobisomem: Brightest Solids

Brad Loving has been all over the place, and his work shifts just as frequently.

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Electronic Music: The Invader and Infiltrator

Electronic sounds have come to occupy and permeate spaces focused on alterity, from the fringes of academia to the disposal heap of exotica.

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7 Feb 2010 // 9:59 PM

Scuba: Sub:Stance

Sub:Stance is a deftly organized, brain-melting mix -- expect nothing less from Scuba.

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19 Jan 2010 // 10:00 PM

Kaito:Trust

Kaito has been producing a deeply ambient blend of house and trance for years, and Trust follows this familiar, very well-lit path.

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Planetary Assault Systems:Temporary Suspension

Luke Slater doesn't seem to be in the chipper mood he was while compiling his Fabric mix.

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