When interviewed by the Tea And Techno blog, Zhark Recordings co-founder Kareem reflected upon the twists and turns of the label, saying the seventh release opened an entirely new direction. After Zhark07 people started shaking their heads, because the EP’s sound did not follow the label’s minimalistic Detroit approach. The culprit for thisRead More →

Release date is in June 2014 “Paris / Berlin” descends to places where the strobe lumens are in stark contrast to surrounding darkness. This is techno underground, researched and explained in recent one-hour documentary “Paris / Berlin” by Amélie Ravalec, a French film maker and scene activist. She runs withRead More →

Release date is in October 2013 Two new faces on Earwiggle, German producers MasCon and Oliver Rosemann, are united under the dualit moniker for a rough ride on Sunil Sharpe’s Dublin-based imprint.Mechanical in-your-face four-tracker starts with rugged loops and drilling stabs in “Triton”, followed by maritime deity theme “Proteus”, openingRead More →

For the start the Blacknecks techno jet has been rerouted from London to post-season Rimini, as the explosive opener “Fash” summons the resort zombies under the shiny disco ball. Hardened Moroder-esque bass line twins with “Theme From Blacknecks” from the previous release, making a robust nod to Italo worshippers. TheRead More →

Madagascar, a remote island in warm oceanic waters where aye-ayes are cozily hiding in tree branches. It might be a perfect setting for a “Chill Out in the Paradise” soundtrack but Tuomas Rantanen, a student of philosophy from Tampere, Finland, believes in the opposite, in hidden magic and darker undercurrents.“MorningRead More →

Italian SNTS imprint taps into the saturated market of droning techno with another anonymous release to supply dark moments to the floor. Despite of several genre tropes “Chapter III” will find a place in respective DJ bags. Starting  in “S7” with atmospheric loops and distant hum which reminds of recent Abdulla Rashim,Read More →