“Let The Sunshine In” is a much-needed album right now, when the war is raging in Ukraine, incessant pandemic is making new rounds and inflation driven economic turmoil is approaching. “How Good It Is” conveys a clear message: Cheer up and think about the sunny side of life! The VoicesRead More →

For Detroit techno headquarters at East Grand Boulevard, this spring was unlike many others in recent times. After a prolonged ‘under construction’ phase, the periscope finally went up at Submerge when the webshop reopened with a selection of vinyl and merchandise. Signs of life came also from Underground Resistance thatRead More →

In the farming heartland of Estonia, house music mega centers New York, Chicago and L.A. are closer than one may think, when imaginary road signs are pointing to the village of Väätsa, the home of Tanel Matsalu aka West Coast Swingaz. As the artist’s name suggests, the trip commences atRead More →

It’s a truly remarkable occasion to report about a new release from Detroit and not only because of the geographical location, but because of Jon Dixon’s immense talent. Previously a member of Galaxy 2 Galaxy and Timeline collectives, Dixon has become a figurehead of the Detroit’s fresh wave and deliversRead More →

For the launch of the self-titled label, electronic music enthusiasts from Minimal Detroit have summoned artists from both sides of the Atlantic, which may explain why the EP is called “The Bridge”. The A-side features local heroes from Michigan, perpetual minimalist Terrence Dixon opening with tight “The Musical”, which isRead More →

My first contact with I-Robots was a compilation with 1980’s italo smashes like “Spacer Woman”, “Penguin’s Invasion” and others, which well substituted  a painstakingly expensive mission of acquiring the originals on wax. Behind I-Robots and Opilec Music is the Italian Gianluca Pandullo whose mission is to unite sounds from differentRead 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 →

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 →