Although partying and club going was very limited in 2020, there were several tracks that would have worked on the floor or were just neat tunes for humming along. Distinctive in hindsight, to be remembered in a blind test in a few years time and ‘catchy’ in a good sense.Read More →

Hardly any daylight penetrates the depths of “A Warm Place”, which is furnished with low frequency roars of unknown species. So begins Tomas Jirku’s new album “A Philosophical Enquiry Into The Synesthetic  Experience Of Touching The Sublime”, as the full title reads on the sleeve. Released on Canada’s Silent Season,Read More →

It’s about the year 1993 and a journey between Zeebrugge and Dover, for discovering repetitive beats both in the CO2-rich industrial areas of Albion and the Continent. Recently, the call of desolate warehouses and vast outdoor venues of bygone times has become very common in electronic music and Sansibar takesRead More →

Further Reductions is a lovely outfit from Brooklyn, NYC that is welcomed back on the Dutch label Knekelhuis with deviant house hypnosis from the duo’s members Shawn O’Sullivan and Katie Rose. O’Sullivan, a versatile electronics trooper with equal interest in Planet Core oldies and cold wave, is engaged in swayingRead More →

***** Datafreq Vs. Hozerz (Paper+Sound Paplus6 – 2020) What sounds like a mystery entry from the catalogue of Definitive, Toronto’s nineties imprint with yellow labels, is actually a collaboration of Dave Rout, Kris Helstrom and Heiki Sillaste – all seasoned artists from the Canadian metropolis. When looking at the arrayRead More →

Gary Martin and Teknotika have never entirely disappeared from the picture, despite of irregular publishing schedule of the last decade. A period of absence followed to the 2015 single “Miriam / Beauty In Pain”, until the artist reappeared last year with a perfectly good EP and has now completed “Berlisque”Read More →

Billy Ray de la Haye, a studio artist with sketchy public CV, comes allegedly from Rotterdam and not from The Hague that was my initial guess, because of ‘la Haye’ of course. By sound, he could be unmistakingly located in the Dutch west coast, when disco riffs and vocoded lyricsRead More →