1. Bakey UstlNot an unbiased decision to select Bakey Ustl, native Estonian, the Newcomer of the Year. But it’s not far-fetched because of his storming solo debut on Unthank, a twisted view on deep house. Also my blog statistics and Juno’s sales chart (his EP in the 6th position ofRead More →

2010 was full of great music and I would like to give props to some excellent sources for obtaining it. The lion’s share of the stuff was bought from online stores that top the ranking but I hope that physical record stores remain in business, being also great meeting pointsRead More →

Medieval techno funk duo Ancient Methods tops the Best Artist  category. For every listed artist I added a track that impressed me. 1. Ancient Methods “Untitled: B1” (Ancient Methods) 2. Stingray 313 “Sentiment” [Naked Lunch] 3. Delta Funktionen “Please Identify” (Ann Aimee) 4. Marco Bernardi “Msry” (Dirty Planet Recordings) 5.Read More →

1. Honest Jon’s Records Might be a surprise to learn that London-based Honest Jon’s Records (HJR) is the best label in a techno-focused blog. A surprise not because of Damon Albarn, former charts star of Blur fame, who co-runs the label and does it very well. It’s because of versatileRead More →

1. Martyn Ft. Spaceape “Is This Insanity? (Ben Klock Remix)” –Martyn was a big name for 2010 and when Ostgut stalwart Ben Klock placed his hands on the track the outcome was superb. On top of that hypnotic vox contribution by Spaceape. Undisputed winner of the remix category.2. Marco BernardiRead More →

This is the category that could be described “too many to list”. I have listed in my profile the blogs and sites I follow, and as you may guess, these are not the only ones.Although charting the favorites is a challenge, there are some that I would like to present.Read More →

It’s time to wrap up the year 2010 and the first category is about the media that is available in hard copy. The paper is not searchable and takes up some room in the shelf but I prefer these mags in old-fashioned way. Needless to say that like other traditionalRead More →