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Clash review
23.05.17

Techno pushed closer to the edge as well as the coffee table...

Clash review
09.11.16

Perfectly maintaining the balance between populism and exclusivity...

XLR8R review
31.10.13

Listening to an album like Ø [Phase]'s full-length debut, Frames of Reference, feels like waiting for the hammer to fall. It doesn't explode, instead favoring a slow, twisting...

Resident Advisor review
13.11.13

UK producer Ø [Phase] doesn't like to rush things. He's been releasing music since 2000, has an impressive remix CV and DJs often at clubs like Berghain, but it's taken him until...

Resident Advisor review
26.06.13

For techno heads who despair at the scene's domination by dub and industrial sounds, Toby Leeming may sound like a saviour. In the Londoner's world, minimalism never happened. His...

Pitchfork review
27.06.12

We're supposed to learn from reissues, right? We become more educated listeners, better listeners, perhaps more adventurous listeners? We're trying to understand how these gems...

Resident Advisor review
19.03.12

When I recently interviewed Vince Watson, we talked about the rather nebulous concept of "soul." He couldn't quite describe what "it" is; only that music has to have it. In any...

Spotinews recomendation
22.03.12

Hi. From a fairly recent Spotify update comes the new album by producer Vince Watson. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! Vince Watson – Every Soul Needs A Guide Filed under: 2012...

Resident Advisor review
03.01.12

Few acts can boast mythology as rich as Drexciya. Right from their very first record (1992's Deep Sea Dweller) Gerald Donald and James Stinson showed a fascination for all things...

Pitchfork review
13.01.12

From 1992 until 2002, the mysterious electro outfit Drexciya created not only some of Detroit's most original and enduring electronic music; they created an entire imaginary world...

XLR8R review
06.01.12

Drexciya, the mythical aquatic civilization generated by the works of (the sadly deceased) James Stinson and Gerald Donald, was one of the most original concepts to come from...