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Clash review
19.05.17

“Michael Mayer’s magic, he wears a magic hat…”

The Quietus review
15.05.17

The question of what exactly is techno has puzzled observers ever since 2 Unlimited bragged of their “techno, techno, techno, techno” back in 1993. Is it steely dance-floor...

Clash review
16.02.17

An impulsive, compulsive mix from one of techno’s coolest customers...

Clash review
29.11.16

Sullen, HD-ready elegies transformed into something more...

Clash review
09.11.16

Perfectly maintaining the balance between populism and exclusivity...

Clash review
09.11.16

Not perfect, but a fine balm for mind and feet...

Clash review
09.11.16

A singular, typically individual return...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

2016 sees Samuel Kerridge return to Regis' Downwards imprint with Fatal Light Attraction, a double LP born out of a live A/V show in collaboration with Andrej Boleslavský and...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

When it comes to thinking of space and the farthest reaches of the galaxy, we still tend to think in rudimentary human terms. This leads to all sorts of sentimental mush like...

Clash review
09.11.16

A soothing yet still unpredictable new album...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

Axel Willner's fifth full-length recording as The Field follows a similar blueprint to 2013's excellent Cupid's Head. The Swedish techno luminary's trademarked looping rhythms and...

Under The Radar review
09.11.16

Pantha Du Prince is unleashed once again on The Triad, the long awaited return of electro-virtuoso Hendrick Weber with a collection of entrancing, liberating compositions. Helped...

Clash review
09.11.16

Matthew Dear continues with his artistic evolution under a familiar moniker...

The Quietus review
09.11.16

When they released their eponymous album in 2013, These Hidden Hands, the collaborative project between producers Tommy Four Seven and Alain Paul, were a superior example of a...

Clash review
30.06.15

A hypnotic piece of left field electronics...

The Quietus review
10.08.15

Although it's interesting to do so, chasing the individual tendrils of the work of Hauntologists members Jay Ahern and Stefan Schneider does not yield a mystic revelation about...

The Quietus review
02.06.15

So, what is it I hear? Initially, I hear the opening fanfare of 'Ziegelrot' roar forth on a wave of distorted electronic noise. Jarringly unpleasant and fashioned with teeth...

The Quietus review
27.05.15

In numerous interviews over the years, techno godfather Jeff Mills has often talked about the future of the genre as a music form breaking out and moving beyond the confines of...

XLR8R review
29.09.14

A relative latecomer to the Kompakt techno world domination party of the '00s, Brazilian producer Gui Boratto scored nicely with Chromophobia, his first full-length for the...

Insound review
26.08.14

The title Shelter describes the listener’s perception and subsequent emotional response to a collection of sounds and motifs. If Moiré’s past releases provided fragments of his...

Clash review
29.08.14

A techno haven that tugs you out of your comfort zone…

Clash review
01.08.14

A set that will neither enliven classicists nor win new fans...

The Quietus review
13.06.14

CI, in case you were wondering, stands for Corporate Identity, and it's a term used by people with real jobs who live real lives. You might have read about them, or seen them...

NME review
09.06.14

Guest stars Luke Temple and Nina Kinert bring the Danish musician's electronic compositions to life

Spotinews recomendation
10.05.14

Evening. This sweet album by Christian Löffler was added to Spotify late last month. Genre: electronic. Enjoy! Christian Löffler – Young AlaskaFiled under: 2014, Electronic

The Quietus review
27.03.14

From the vantage point of 2014, it's difficult to overemphasize Donato Dozzy's influence on the last five years of ambient techno and ambient music in general, particularly with...

Insound review
11.03.14

Eeprom stands for Electrically-Erasable Programmable Read-Only Memory. It keeps vital data safe in electronic devices and can be read an infinite number of times. He left for...

Insound review
11.03.14

Intimate and fragile, yet all the while joyful, witty and immediate sophomore LP.

Resident Advisor review
22.01.14

Ricardo Tobar's music has always settled in that heady nexus of gritty noise, shoegaze and ephemeral techno one might call the Border Community Zone, which explains why Holden's...

Resident Advisor review
29.11.13

Even if it's not what they intended, the music that Synkro and Indigo make as Akkord feels like a response to the recent ubiquity of lo-fi house and techno. The project was...