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 ofRead More →

A diverse eight-track album by PurpleAndroid from Exeter, UK who connects many dots in the genre landscape. A urban field recording opens “The Bampfylde Headphase” that gathers speed with caustic breaks, while vehement current affairs report “Superspreader” is loaded with big beat wobbles and “Ion Curtain” is setting sail toRead More →

“H+ Sexualis” is a marvel from Glasgow underground, conceived by the local artist Vickie McDonald who has joined Domestic Exile for the debut release under the Kleft alias. Formerly associated with punk and noise groups such as Divorce, Mourn, Zone Collective and Cartilage, McDonald now supplies an adhesive for unifyingRead More →

 Buy vinyl / DL from Bandcamp Buy vinyl from Juno (UK) Buy vinyl from Hard Wax (DE)   A techno flagship breaking the silence It was a mid-nineties trip to London when I picked up both parts of Air Liquide’s “Abuse Your Illusions” and since then these two slabs of vinylRead More →

“Zenosyne EP” is a rave-minded gust from Tripalium, which is a renowned yellow smiley brotherhood from France and steadily providing vitriolic noise for the floors. The fourth release within the Tripalium Records Rave Series sees Minimum Syndicat in the controls, a French collective that has been around for almost tenRead More →

About two years ago I fiddled around with my old school favourites from the ’90s for a mix called “Barely Under 140 BPM”. Now it’s time for the second edition, which includes tracks from German hardcore labels, such as PCP, Labworks, Super Special Corp., from US outlets Drop Bass Network and Temple Records N.Y.C., asRead More →