So much has been said about “Stakker Humanoid”, which was a symbol of the fledgling rave scene. I also remember from the MTV’s “Party Zone” how the video enjoyed heavy rotation, not to speak about the track’s regular appearances in numerous best-of compilations. Might be that the excessive presence ofRead More →

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 justRead More →

In November 2006, Convextion’s debut album left the pressing plant. There was much anticipation in the air, as already in 1995, the artist’s first EP on Sean Deason’s freshly founded Matrix Records had become a landmark of dub driven minimal techno. Before the album release, the price of the MATRIX1Read More →

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 →

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 →

The title “Cosmic Cannibals” may sound like from a 1970’s Southern European B-movie, but the suspense provided by this four-track EP belongs to the category A entertainment. Shad T. Scott aka Gosub, who has been behind acclaimed electro tunes over the decades, escorts our imagination to the remote ends ofRead More →