Raoul K, hailing from Côte d’Ivoire and Hamburg, presents a new gem of his (sub-)label. While Baobab’s first, “Le Cercle Peul” from 2008, was a smooth and unpretentious tribal house then especially the A-side of current outing is a fierce voodoo. More industrial than house, reminding of Jamal Moss’s rougher
SITS 002 is an extraordinary release. It’s the first Mills production in ten years that lands in my collection (the previous one was “Metropolis”), although his early catalogs of Axis, Purpose Maker and Tresor are well represented in the shelf. “The Purpose Maker EP” and “Waveform Transmissions Vol. 1” still
The snowbanks outside provide inspiration to compare this release with an avalanche. It’s as powerful and overwhelming but, unlike the unharnessed power of the nature, this experience is taking you over in slower motion – till you find yourself buried under it.The first, title track, has mechanic beats as well
A release from 1996 that feels like having baptised the Transmat sublabel – two fragile, extended sound excursions that hover between ambient and trance. In fact, it’s pure and deep chord-driven Detroit techno with dub motives, like we know from John Beltran or Aril Brikha. With only one difference: drum
A procession is dragging their feet in a cobbled street, squeezed between dark and ancient town walls. Hooded beings feel the fatigue in their feet and what is eating them? Are they still in a shock about the execution of a despotic landlord or are they ridden with fear after having learned
I-Fi veebiraadio CBS.nu sulgemine kuulus kindlasti läinud aasta kehvemate uudiste kilda. Kuid pole viga: juba mõni kuu on töötanud Intergalactic FM, mille kontseptsioon järgib CBSi, kuid veelgi “parem ja värskem”. Muusikat edastakase nüüd kolmest “saatjast”. Esimene pühendatud eelkõige Detroidi tehnole ja elektrole, kus vahevahel kõlab I-Fi ennast, Unit Moebiust, Convextioni,
Psycho Thrill shows signs of life. A Cologne label that has been in business for a decade and attracted several great players from Detroit, for example Thomas Barnett and Optic Nerve. A new signing is Manager 111, or German Andreas Gehm, who has produced a remarkable record to remember from 2008.