Heiki (pronounce ‘hey-key’) Sillaste, frontman of the Canadian 1980s/1990s industrial group Digital Poodle, can look back to about 50 releases under different monikers. After two previous albums “Dub Museum” and “The North Shore” – the latter with dreamSTATE -, which delved into dubbed out and ambient electronics, it seemed thatRead More →

Rod Modell’s compositions as DeepChord on the self-titled label, appearances on Silentes or echospace[detroit] are landmarks of mysterious lush textures, not seldom with ambient notes in meditative dub techno. Modell’s new album is exactly the opposite of all that – fast-paced, thriving, abundant set of tracks for the floor. WhenRead More →

About three years after the group’s second EP on Athens based Lower Parts, Anopolis collective has launched a self-titled label with five new tracks rooted in the essentials of electronic music. In the Greek scene and beyond, Anopolis from Thessaloniki could be called a supergroup with members like Drum MachineeRead More →

The first part of the 1998 in review can be found here.              Michael Knight – Knight Ryder (Devon Records) A recent aftermarket purchase and unconscious realisation of a teenage dream, because Ed DMX’s electro release is a tribute to the Foundation’s heroes with whomRead More →

 Buy vinyl / DL from Bandcamp Buy vinyl from Juno (UK) Buy vinyl from Hard Wax (DE)   A techno flagship breaking the silence It was a mid-nineties trip to London when I picked up both parts of Air Liquide’s “Abuse Your Illusions” and since then these two slabs of vinylRead 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 →

From Deep Streams by plant43 Buy vinyl from Juno (UK) Buy vinyl from Rush Hour (NL) Buy vinyl from Redeye Records (UK)   Ambient journey of the Sentient City’s ambassador Having lately listened to “Calakka” from Juergen Junker’s stunning 2004 EP “You’re About To Be Moved”, for some reason IRead More →