Rating: 6/10 After a number of tense and slinky releases on own label Geophone, Parker moves on to Europe and continues his series of echo-filled compositions, now on Italian label Aquaplano. In January he did another EP, on German Prologue Music, including a Donato Dozzy remix.From this EP I wouldRead More →

Rating: 7/10 Hard to believe but this is my first Function release, although the guy has been around for more than a decade and recently moved to the spotlight with Sandwell District. Here is David Sumner’s solo effort on a techno label that shows the direction at the moment.Maybe theRead More →

You can’t expect something ordinary from Mordant Music. “Hume” walks on the borderline of real and imaginary world, presenting first a theatrical performance by an uncredited and dramatic vocalist (Vindicatrix?) who is doing it in Fritz Ostermayer style. Electro-acoustic composition and sleepy bass serve as backdrop. This is for theRead More →

In the mid-nineties, Detroit labels had own very distinctive sounds ranging from Pulsar’s rabid 303 riffs to tight Millsian loops and UR’s futurist funk. It means that Lansing, Michigan, where V-Max Records was founded, had to choose an alternative path that meant faster and more experimental techno tracks and someRead More →