Lerosa has been a trusted name for house and deep techno connaisseurs and not necessarily someone for the covers of glossy scene mags. I discovered him just recently, after the EP “Voyageur Nissart” and his remix for Costelloe’s “Infinity”. In a way he compares to a nice and timid chapRead More →

***** Bartosz Kruczyński – Baltic Beat II (Growing Bin Records GBR019 – 2019) The record sleeve promises agri ambient: scattered straw balls in a serene rural landscape under fluffy clouds, in a beautiful day at the harvest peak. This adorable view painting pictures from my childhood creates the first impressionRead More →

Exactly when Gary Martin’s absence became almost unbearable and the only relief (not financially) was to join the stampede for Teknotika’s back catalogue, the artist reports back with a telling four-tracker on his home label. Since mid-2010s “Post Techno Life” and “Miriam”, four years have passed and the wait forRead More →

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 →

Harmonious Thelonious is a tour guide to the amazing world of native polyrhythms, steering a perpetual percussion machine to exciting locations around the globe. In a new expedition for London’s The Trilogy Tapes, Middle East serves as a source of inspiration for Stefan Schwander’s project that is able to impressRead More →

When listening to the first track “Maandub” (translates ‘touches down’), immediate neighbourhood of Chain Reaction and Deepchord would be the right shelf position for the new record by Rando Arand. Providing a tranquil flow of dub techno with a pinch of microhouse and glitch, the artist connects to the mildRead More →

Bass Agenda has been on a roll lately and the spring has arrived with several releases from electro’s darker end. “Necrophilia” from New Zealand’s Go Nuclear or “This Darkness” from Dutch project RXmode don’t leave any questions open about the dominating mood. Now electro tremors are coming with Zeta Reticula’sRead More →