Mechanical witchery by Stave, a project from the mind of Chicago’s Jonathan Krohn, is unleashed in the end-of-the-year release by Irish label Trensmat. “Trust EP” goes further from the label’s recent jittery percussion into the realms of throbbing and harsh machine language. Any wellness desires are trampled under the heelsRead More →

Every noise has a note, believes Trensmat Records, a label located in Trim, Meath County and Ireland, increasingly pursuing deviant electronics to be cherished by open-minded dance floors.Chris Haslam aka Dwellings from the Manchester group Gnod was already featured on Trensmat’s big success “Gnod Presents … Dwellings & Druss” andRead More →

Magic touch of The Trilogy Tapes is preserved when Rezzett’s strikingly uncouth debut lands on the innovative UK label.Detroit is vaguely calling in the first tones of “Firebomb”, going on messy with distorted undulating chords and spiced up with EBM-style bassline. Next up is “Sutty”, exposed to noisy interference onRead More →

Those finding Dominick Fernow’s electronic crusades too byzantine might seek comfort in (or on) Bed Of Nails, a new label set up by the Vatican Shadow fellow. After inaugural “September Cell” by the label curator, clearly appealing to the out-of-box dancefloor, the second slot allocated to Bronze Age confirms theRead More →

Rating: 9/10 KPLR has enslaved technology to conduct high-end acid experiments with punishing repetition and whirling EQ-effects. It’s pure unlimited programming that systematically avoids looking into the books of current techno idols. Occasionally the tracks remind of early Bunker output like Acid Planet, but those looking for bass-driven 303 slammersRead More →

KPLR This year we have witnessed the invasion of wired punks moving on the fringe of electronic music. Hailing often from small-town America and ignoring the trends of the techno jetset, this new breed of artists has stirred up the scene in 2011. KPLR, Container, Red Stars Over Tokyo, PeteRead More →