In the farming heartland of Estonia, house music mega centers New York, Chicago and L.A. are closer than one may think, when imaginary road signs are pointing to the village of Väätsa, the home of Tanel Matsalu aka West Coast Swingaz. As the artist’s name suggests, the trip commences atRead More →

Margus Löve launched the Processed imprint ten years ago in Tallinn and marks the anniversary with a various artists EP. The A-side belongs to Löve’s own 1DERL& alias, the first two tracks picked from the CD album “Reflection” (2012). “Float Boat” is on a par with mid-paced funk of VogelRead More →

“Fenno Pagan Ritual” affirms Finland’s prominent position in the per capita ranking of electronic artists. The digital compilation, curated by Empath and released in trans-European collaboration by the Underdub Records from Portugal, cuts across many genres of electronic music and serves different moods with many quality tracks. For floor conquest,Read More →

Monochrome rhythms from the labyrinths of Berlin in the two new outings on Nullpunkt. A seven-tracker by the duo Rvshes unlocks the No Future Techno series, while the EP titled “FLXK1#3” comes from the captain’s deck with familiar armada of halftime cuts. Both were announced already in late 2021 withRead More →

So much has been said about “Stakker Humanoid”, which was a symbol of the fledgling rave scene. I also remember from the MTV’s “Party Zone” how the video enjoyed heavy rotation, not to speak about the track’s regular appearances in numerous best-of compilations. Might be that the excessive presence ofRead More →

Having previously raided bastions like трип, bbbbb or Sweaty Records, the Reykjavik-born artist Volruptus has now joined the French label Tripalium, wearing the same armor as Locked Club. A new EP pursues deliberately ugly and irritating sounds, which will have certain appeal when the clubs are reopening and people justRead More →

Current nostalgia wave is not limited to numerous reissues and wide usage of decades-old sound templates. It also means that simultaneously several well-known names from the past are around. Among them, with a new album “Lethal” on Kniteforce, is Liquid – known from early 1990’s superhits “Liquid Is Liquid” andRead More →

In November 2006, Convextion’s debut album left the pressing plant. There was much anticipation in the air, as already in 1995, the artist’s first EP on Sean Deason’s freshly founded Matrix Records had become a landmark of dub driven minimal techno. Before the album release, the price of the MATRIX1Read More →