Hakim Murphy, a Bachelor in music composition, is another proof that Chicago is not sleeping. Initially fascinated by deep house, Murphy adds throbbing subnotes to the second release on Episodes, recalling the rawness of Warehouse and dryness of Jamal Moss.Navigating in a magnetic storm, “Technis” might vaguely stick to deep
From the world of Looney Tunes, B-movies and mythological heroes comes Giant Claw, offering audible pulp fiction with a fine artwork LP. Better not to have illusions it’s a dance record. In “Mutant Glamour” confessed synth maniac Keith Rankin exposes the restless side of his brain for chaotic, mostly three-minute
In the last decade John Tejada’s productivity was something to match, making it pretty difficult to keep track of his numerous publications. Compared to the previous he moves at a considerably slower pace, with not so tense schedule and has found a new home label with Kompakt, where he released
A collective effort on Semantica’s number 50, which does not indicate the extent of the label’s catalog with arithmetics seeming quite chaotic – but rather emphasizing the weight of the release with techno luminaries like Surgeon and Svreca plus the rising star Skirt. Especially Anthony Child’s appearance on the label
With the first album “Progress Chance” Ricardo Donoso, born in Rio de Janeiro and living in Boston, propelled into the consciousness of synth-crazy audience with anti-gravitational tunes for inner-self explorations. So after the splendid debut Donoso might have felt pressure in anticipation of “Assimilating The Shadow”.Adoring the debut, the second
To be released in October 2012 Endasilasie, geographically located at latitude 14.1 degrees north of the equator and longitude 38.3 degrees east of the prime meridian, in the Northern part of Ethiopia. A distant place which may reveal, or may not, something about the origin of Abdulla Rashim, his real
A selection of ten new releases listed by Juno in August. Large headline in Techno Today would exclaim “Perc Trax did it again”, with a vinyl selection from Forward Strategy Group’s recent album. Metal is shining in the “Labour Division EP2” and also check out beautiful “Ident”.With riddim journeys of the “Call
“Papua New Guinea” might be called a chartbreaker in the Future Sound Of London’s catalog, finding a place in numerous best-of-90s compilations and being reshaped and remixed on various occasions. Take a dive into the blue waters of the Pacific with an entrancing track standing the test of time.