A name that brings back Nag Champa flavoured memories of days spent between flourescent depictions of mushrooms and eleves: Bluetech. The North American artist had quite a unique sound already 15 years ago, when his mellow Downtempo Psychedelia were released on quality imprints like Aleph Zero or Interchill. Pleasure to hear that he didn’t lose…
Thirteen years ago, in October 2006, one of my DJ mixes was part of the (long discontinued) DJs Anonymous series. Quite a trippy affair revolving around melodic bangers from Stephan Bodzin, Thomas Schumacher, Extrawelt and the like. Your browser does not support the audio element. Download link
Lots of German talk, but also many moving pictures that speak an universal language. 3000Grad Festival is always a good reason to spend summer in Central Europe.
Bass-heavy grooves with a jazzy edge, recorded live at 3000Grad Festival 2019. You’ll need some proper speakers or headphones to feel it.
“All manner of dub, flowing from the oceanic stylings of the opening cut to the mid-way point’s deep atmospheres and the closing cut’s floating pads—all of which are underpinned by deep low-slung grooves.” Via XLR8R.
Hypnotic quality as usual from Sebastian Mullaert. But what really hits the mark is the vocal sample in this Wa We Wu track, taking you on a meditation on the willingness to give up hope.
Gotta love industrial sounds in modern dance music. Gourski & Appel take an old idea to the next level and present a 7-minute track made exclusively from sounds sampled in a dock setting. The result is intriguingly catchy, and the music video that comes with it intriguingly hypnotic.
“I recorded a mix for Resident Advisor stringing together an hour of danceable club tracks without any kick drums. I’ve been playing a lot of this stuff in my sets over the last few years and have been meaning to record a mix like this for a while.” Quite an exciting approach. Even more so…
Dutch duo Wanderwelle is responsible for some rather exciting music at the moment, both in the fields of Ambient and Dub Techno. Their recent DJ mix for Monument takes us on a smooth ride through electronic genres and tempi.
Sounds pretty much like a modern-day version of what D-Nox played at VooV’s second floor on those unforgettable Sunday afternoons in the early noughties… Well done, Mr. Applescal – very well done.
Jon Hopkins’ last album would have been the perfect terminus for a musical career that burns out rather than fading away. However, he faced the extremely high anticipations and released another album. Singularity might not be quite as groundbreaking and innovative as the last album – but it surely is a worthy successor. Ecstasy and…
Adam Freeland – a man who needs no further introduction to readers of this blog. He just dropped a brand new DJ mix for Solid Steel Radio and, no big surprise here, it’s pretty damn eclectic, diverse and catchy. Also he told some words about his life in the desert and his most recent creative…
One hour of deeply psychedelic contemporary Techno: XLR8R keeps up the high standard of its podcast series year after year after year.
While the Psytrance scene seems to be stuck in an endless loop of the same artists playing the same sound for many years already, other electronic music genres are getting deeper, more ethereal and even psychedelic in very fresh and innovative ways. What happens at the Ranch-o-Relaxo gatherings in Australia is a perfect example for…
Fact described Yagya as “one of Techno’s best-kept secrets” some years ago. Here the Icelandic producer takes us on a melodic journey from beatless Ambient to Downbeat to Dub Techno and back.
Celebrating the release of his new album HA! Jon Kennedy presents 65 fairly energetic minutes of Breaks, Bass Music Trip Hop and Dope Beats.
Two hours of ecstatic mellowness, including quite some tunes by Tycho himself.
Love Over Entropy presents a deep, hypnotic and highly musical DJ mix that has a brilliant dramaturgy.
Max Cooper facilitates an ethereal, highly musical journey through a wide range of contemporary electronic genres.
Wonderfully light and summery Dub Techno tunes in this first episode of the Navy Cut podcast, mixed by Pugilist.