In the early 90’s, Electric Indigo was as a vital player in the techno scene between Vienna and Munich and her acid and techno sets were integral part of the legendary Ultraschall club. Now in 2020, the sound of the Austrian-born musician travels in comparatively different paths, which actually isRead More →

Not sure if there’s any empirical evidence that during the pandemic people’s preferences turned to ambient music. Might be, because of its mostly relaxing nature and I have to admit that a number of the genre’s new releases have sparked my interest, either as arrivals in my collection or findsRead More →

Appearances could be deceptive. A Bandcamp release with three long tracks of about 45 minutes in total and abstract photo artwork by Hannes Unt, “Polar Night Jet” looks like another journey in the fields of ambient. It’s confirmed by the first tones of the opener “Arcus Cloud”, when gleaming soundRead More →

“H+ Sexualis” is a marvel from Glasgow underground, conceived by the local artist Vickie McDonald who has joined Domestic Exile for the debut release under the Kleft alias. Formerly associated with punk and noise groups such as Divorce, Mourn, Zone Collective and Cartilage, McDonald now supplies an adhesive for unifyingRead More →

Present Tense by Glass Knot Buy cassette from Bandcamp Buy digital from Juno DL (UK)     Human experiments on clubbers With Danish roots and operations in Berlin, Foul-Up label has been around for a few years and most recently brought to us notable electro oeuvres from Galaxian and BeastieRead More →

Humans (EP – TM01) by Philipp Otterbach Buy vinyl from Juno (UK) Buy vinyl from HHV (DE)     Signals from the sector ‘8dÖdodfPw4s’ Syncom Data guys have started simultaneously two labels that already during the first audition don’t sound even remotely related to each other. While Westcoast Cruisers areRead More →

From the border area of Norfolk and Suffolk arrives Houndstooth regular Alec Storey aka Second Storey, to continue TRUST’s impressive run of far-out electro releases. Not keen to duplicate purist, Drexciyan sound of the ongoing electro boom, the Austrian label is stubbornly searching its own way as heard on previousRead More →

The sixth release on Greek label Vanila offers a hefty dose of wild rituals from Morah’s distorted mind. With sluggish but hammering percussion, Greek madman delivers a rhythmic noise masterclass with plenty of obscured vocal samples. Unless you are in favour of ultra-slow versions, the vinyl has to be playedRead More →