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 different
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 swaying
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”
Jordan GCZ and Shawn Rudiman are sending love all over the world from Amsterdam and Pittsburgh respectively. Having previously done live shows together, they worked on the release in the Netherlands before the finishing touches were given on the other side of the Atlantic. As the result, joie-de-vivre compositions of
Being an offshoot of the Indigo Area label, ÆX is a series of hand-stamped limited editions that has reached already the tenth release, which give a peek into Amsterdam’s local scene. A few artists have been featured in previous samplers too and here’s a reminder about the catalog’s number nine.
Tresor is a phenomenon of our time. Instead of leaning back and enjoying reissue royalties of its gigantic back catalogue, the label from Berlin keeps going with an impressive repertoire. It would be wrong to assume that ‘ah, Tresor again, we know’ because with a skilful A&R work they only
The last days of December 20 years ago were spent in great anticipation of the Millennium Bug. The darkest plots saw the future of the (wo)mankind endangered, if the computers would have flipped out. Luckily, hardly anything of these predictions materialised and doomsday scenarios were postponed. Which means that 20