Groove magazine, a symbol of German club culture since 1989, announced this week to abandon the physical format and become an online-only publication. Unfortunately print is not trendy (and most of all, not profitable) anymore and even when this decision is not too surprising – fellow magazine De:Bug stopped theRead More →

Detroit’s technological belly dance Gary Martin and his Teknotika Records are a special phenomenon in the history of Detroit techno. Compared to the city’s traditional electronic sound – UR’s hi-tech funk, 430 West’s rolling house or Metroplex’s stellar electro -, the output curated by Martin aka Gigi Galaxy would ratherRead More →

A diverse selection of nineties US techno With recent releases on Tar Hallow, Planet Rhythm and his own label Mechanism Industries, experienced US artist Fanon Flowers is not willing to send any signals about retirement. Born in Michigan’s Kalamazoo, a musically important location between Detroit and Chicago, current L.A. resident FlowersRead More →