Deployment Strategies is a label from Portugal, with about thirty digital releases on Bandcamp. Now its founder Vitor Sousa aka YUOA comes with the album “Your Uncle On Acid” that eyes the dance floor. After cinematic intro tones, “Raindrop Forty-Three” embarks on a solid dub techno mission that isn’t entirely
Over ten years have passed since the first digital release by YUYAY Records. The label from Leipzig, Germany was founded by Robyrt Hecht, who over the years appeared under several aliases inspired by great mathematicians, like Sophus Y. Lie or Gottfried Y. Leibniz. “Yskayan Knowledge”, a mini-LP encompassing six tracks,
If the name Olivier Abbeloos doesn’t ring any bell, T99 and Quadrophonia certainly do. Especially if you remember the emergence of European techno many decades ago, when Abbeloos co-produced party bombs “Anasthasia” and “Quadrophonia”, respectively. With the fellow producer and promoter Analog Devices, the two seasoned players are full of
***** Fadi Mohem – MOHEM 01 (MOHEM 01 – 2022) Did Fadi Mohem ignite a new club trend by offering something many may have subconsciously anticipated: Dub techno for peak times? Without interruption, the school of Basic Channel has been present in electronic music, either in worshipping sessions of the
A new arrival on Persephonic Sirens is a precious one: Giorgi Kolbaia aka Downwell from Georgia is not holding his horses and delivers four armor-clad workouts. After well-received 2019 debut on the Spanish label Oráculo Records, the artist from the Caucasus joins the acclaimed industrial techno label, doing it with
Connecting Australia and Austria: Reptant, electro musician from down under who won many hearts and minds with the debut album “Return To Planet X’trapolis”, is warmly welcomed by the Vienna’s friendly inn TRUST, known for hosting electro artists from around the globe and now offering bed & breakfast to Reptant.
**** Konerytmi – Muotiviesti (Eudemonia 012 – 2022) For a change, prolific electro artist Konerytmi gets dressed in disco outfits and animates the crowd with nonchalant synth-pop on the A-side. After hanging out with neon-clad soccer moms (“Turun Palloseura”), “Ikuisesti Nuori” seeks eighties sweetness with a bubbling 808 and “Uimaranta”
Having previously raided bastions like трип, bbbbb or Sweaty Records, the Reykjavik-born artist Volruptus has now joined the French label Tripalium, wearing the same armor as Locked Club. A new EP pursues deliberately ugly and irritating sounds, which will have certain appeal when the clubs are reopening and people just