Release date is in November 2013 Led by luminaries like Rick Wilhite and Marcellus Pittman, the compilation “In The Dark: The Soul Of Detroit”, paradoxically released on a label from Chicago, was a high-resolution snapshot of Detroit’s deep house in 2005. After last year’s reissue of the album, the fallRead More →

ELECTRO/TECHNO *** DJ Godfather – The Killshot (Databass DB 116) Detroit’s restless soul wraps up a busy year with three diverse tracks. Classic Detroit chords dominate in the title track while “Funk For The Trunk” speaks for itself, driven by a nasty bass line. Ghettotech isn’t forgotten either, appearing “SubterraneanRead More →

For a change, Detroit’s electro eminence Keith Tucker delves into the world of techno, applying his Optic Nerve alias for an EP of kaleidoscopic sounds. Consistently paced at 140 BPM, the four-tracker “Fragments” opens with the dynamic dash “Linear Motion”, which recalls Kraftwerk’s Tour de France themes. Darker shades appearRead More →

  SYNTH POP/BIG BEAT *** Coloba – Death of Nathaniel York EP (self-released) Coloba hails from Uruguay and is a project by the rock guitarist Javi who’s fond of electronic music. A few tracks are big beat derivatives and the title cut expresses melancholic sadness with the language of electronics.Read More →