In a blind test, “Like No One Is Watching” sounds like the opener of a Terrence Dixon EP. However, the credit for the track and entire EP goes to the Ukrainian producer Stanislav Tolkachev, now increasingly listed among the top players of contemporary techno. Tolkachev’s distinctive, jittery style has notRead More →

Well-known hardliners from Repitch expand the roster with two famed producers. Berlin’s Sleeparchive aka Roger Semsroth has gone a long way after emerging in 2004 with bleepy, Sähkö-inspired minimalism in “Recycle EP”. Recent outings on Tresor and some remix duties have exposed the artist’s rugged side and it is notRead More →

“Medea” is exactly the kind of a record to go with a cup of morning latte after hard night out. Not distracting the neighbours and in the same revitalizing the strained body. A whiff of dub and delicate groove make “Nostalgia” the most pleasing cut of the twelve. Despite ofRead More →

A selection of most exciting records from August. Switzerland’s Aisha Devi, replacing her Kate Wax alias with the real name, impresses with hardcore-inclined experimental EP “Hakken Dub/Throat Dub” on own Danse Noire imprint. Seasoned techno pal Surgeon still in strong form, dropping “Fixed Action Pattern“, a two-tracker of infectous grooves and deep drones.Read More →

Tracklist with buy links: 1. R-Zone – Xochi’s Awakening (R-Zone) 2. Sendai – Directive (Monad XVIII Stroboscopic Artefacts) 3. Svaag – Sade (Semantica)* 4. Rrose – Drowned by Sight (Stroboscopic Artefacts)* 5. As Patria – The World (Attic Music)* 6. Voiski – Ode To A Model (Sheik’N’Beik)* 7. Edit SelectRead More →