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 →

Breakbeats in the title track are speaking the language of past decades, when the Russian producer balances on steep slopes of nostalgia and spices up the feeling with brusque drum patterns. Action-packed syncopation of “Vacant Crew” is conceived for climbing solid rocks in thin air, the power drink for theRead More →

Various unknown artists and various sounds of techno on this five-tracker, clocking almost 30 minutes of playtime. A good reason to return to the label, after covering the fifth release in the STAUB series. Most hypnotic is the opener, a stimulating builder that reminds of Jay Ahern’s works with syntheticRead More →

Sync 24’s debut album occupies minds and bodies with psychedelic a la carte electro. Having shaped from Cultivated Electronics a remarkable label, Philip Bolland has acted as a real small business founder, being active both in the managerial and production duties for CE’s sought-after electro catalogue. Now, instead of bettingRead 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┬á 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 →

***** 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 →

Dutch synth anarchists Staatseinde are appearing on the label Lo Phi Forms that this year launched with “Danger EP”, an aptly titled slab of acid frenzy from Klankman. With this promising notion, the three-man group has invited a choir of fairies to jointly introduce the release with Wagnerian intro “Staatsanthem”Read More →