The pile of dance vinyls released annually may not equal the height of a skyscraper, but it’s getting close. Select ‘new releases this week’ at a large online retailer and you will get dozens of hits for techno vinyls only, for all genres it could be well over 200 and then add all these terabytes fromRead More →

Found among old papers, DATA was a techno/rave newsletter published in Tampere (FI) in 1992. The first page told what’s happening inside the brain of Mr Kirk, a techno DJ and party promoter who listed current top singles and LPs. It also announced “From The Edge Of Nowhere”, a Finnish techno compilation,Read More →

This week it was Loefah all over the place when the UK dubstepper’s long-lost „Midnight / Woman“ got finally a limited-edition release on Berceuse Heroique (BH). It took the blink of an eye the twelve to evaporate from the stocks of selected retailers – Honest Jon’s and Idle Hands. The publicRead More →

Man spricht viel über die Rolle Berlins in der Wende und beim Mauerfall. Als Hauptstadt Deutschlands ist es touristisch bestimmt ein interessantes Ziel, aber das ist nicht der Hauptgrund, warum die Spreemetropole auch kulturell eine besondere Stellung einnimmt. Für die progressive Jugend der Welt bedeutet Berlin in erster Linie TresorRead More →

Found among old flyers a 1996 issue of Energy Flash, a lo-fi zine from Detroit. It invited readers for a Q&A session with Drexciya before the release of UR-037, “The Return Of Drexciya”. So anything you wanted to know about the aquatic electro act, or maybe not …Read More →