Suitably for an album scheduled for November, “Sublunar Tides” is carrying the melancholy of fallen leaves when Plant43 revisits familiar deepness in a new album. The artist has conceived another set of attractive compositions, which offer home listening pleasures and also work in a suitable club environment or even inRead More →

Kerrie expands the already sizable footprint of  Cultivated Electronics (CE), when this summer she released practically a full length, split into two much-applauded EPs. With her tracks, the Irish-born Manchester resident adds harsher angle to the electro repertoire the label is renowned for. In the first part, increasingly obligatory acidRead 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 →

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  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 →