“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…
Always a good reason to spend summer in the beautiful North East of Germany: 3000Grad Festival.
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…
One hour of deeply psychedelic contemporary Techno: XLR8R keeps up the high standard of its podcast series year after year after year.
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.
Love Over Entropy presents a deep, hypnotic and highly musical DJ mix that has a brilliant dramaturgy.
Raw, excessive, delirious, big-room, low-lights, four-to-the-floor Techno: Kernel Existence is the new Alter Ego of Dub Techno mastermind Toby Dreher. Solid party music.
Cassegrain present 70 minutes of raw, delirious Techno.
Merging the trashy freestyle attitude of a DJ Koze with the clubby hypnotism of a D-Nox, the sets of Uone are truly next level shit – and that’s precisely what the Aussie delivered at Boom’s Alchemy Circle this year.
“Cerebral, hallucinogenic, abrasive, and woven together with a decidedly punk ethos.” Now that sounds like my thing. A beautiful reminder of the original idea of Techno.
Reverberating in the delirious space between Techno and Trance, this hypnotic DJ mix sends the mind wandering.
Just before dropping their third album, Moderat present a new DJ mix. Broken beat textures are the backbone for deep, cinematic soundscapes.
Deep, hypnotic Techno at its best: “DJing is so much more than just swapping records. It is – and should be – a reflection of the person that’s mixing. Right now I like to do mixes as shapes or waves. Sort of like small sculptures of sound. This is also how it turned out this…
I said it before, and I’ll say it again: When it comes to deep, hypnotic Techno music for modern trance dance rituals – this is it. For the latest XLR8R podcast, Sebastian Mullaert presents a 90-minute segment of a liveset he played in Israel. The Swedish producer remains a class of his own.
Fat square basses, tripped out delays, enigmatic build-ups, rich beat textures, dreamy melodies: Alex Banks delivers the goods. As he remarks quite appropriately in his interview with Groove magazine, this meticulously crafted studio mix is rather “[…] a sonic collage than a DJ mix and includes a lot of detail that would get lost in…
It’s getting increasingly hard to get me excited about four-to-the-floor Electronic Dance Music. However, the Extrawelt guys never fail to do so. Arne, one half of the German duo formerly known as Spirallianz and Midimiliz, delivers a deeply hallucinogenic DJ mix that takes some pleasantly unexpected turns.
To put it plain and simple, this is an absolutely stunning mix. Deep, melodic, full of changes in rhythm and texture, and last but not least extremely danceable: Alex Banks ticks all the boxes of what I consider to be good dance music, as a producer and as a DJ.
Toby Dreher is back with another DJ mix, and once again the likeable Berliner proves himself to be among Germany’s finest Dub Techno talents: Very deep, very trippy, very dubby, very good!
Adam Freeland delivers a new DJ mix and, no surprise here, he’s killing it. Sublime melodies merge into an every changing variety of rhythm structures, talking the listener on a 71-minute journey. Deep and trippy dance music at it’s best.