It’s a truly remarkable occasion to report about a new release from Detroit and not only because of the geographical location, but because of Jon Dixon’s immense talent. Previously a member of Galaxy 2 Galaxy and Timeline collectives, Dixon has become a figurehead of the Detroit’s fresh wave and deliversRead More →

Breakbeats in the title track are speaking the language of past decades, when the Russian producer balances on steep slopes of nostalgia and spices up the feeling with brusque drum patterns. Action-packed syncopation of “Vacant Crew” is conceived for climbing solid rocks in thin air, the power drink for theRead More →

Various unknown artists and various sounds of techno on this five-tracker, clocking almost 30 minutes of playtime. A good reason to return to the label, after covering the fifth release in the STAUB series. Most hypnotic is the opener, a stimulating builder that reminds of Jay Ahern’s works with syntheticRead More →

Sync 24’s debut album occupies minds and bodies with psychedelic a la carte electro. Having shaped from Cultivated Electronics a remarkable label, Philip Bolland has acted as a real small business founder, being active both in the managerial and production duties for CE’s sought-after electro catalogue. Now, instead of bettingRead More →

The title “Cosmic Cannibals” may sound like from a 1970’s Southern European B-movie, but the suspense provided by this four-track EP belongs to the category A entertainment. Shad T. Scott aka Gosub, who has been behind acclaimed electro tunes over the decades, escorts our imagination to the remote ends ofRead More →

For the launch of the self-titled label, electronic music enthusiasts from Minimal Detroit have summoned artists from both sides of the Atlantic, which may explain why the EP is called “The Bridge”. The A-side features local heroes from Michigan, perpetual minimalist Terrence Dixon opening with tight “The Musical”, which isRead More →

New tracks from the Estonian techno project Killerkat, a driving force behind the HALL club in Tallinn, who is playing on the 1990’s pitch in the first halftime. Rooted in the spirit of Harthouse and Superstition, semi-trance “Ripple Drift” is paving the way to my favorite, “Cherry Tree”, a matureRead More →

Competing by the number of aliases with Legowelt, Kirill Junolainen is undoubtedly a very productive artist, and since the last year his focus has been on the electro project Konerytmi (‘Machine Rhythm’). Born in Russia, but now closely connected to Finland, a country of his ancestors, Junolainen has been involvedRead More →