Release date is in November 2013 Led by luminaries like Rick Wilhite and Marcellus Pittman, the compilation “In The Dark: The Soul Of Detroit”, paradoxically released on a label from Chicago, was a high-resolution snapshot of Detroit’s deep house in 2005. After last year’s reissue of the album, the fall
Release date of this reissue is Spring 2012 In 2005 several shakers and movers of the Detroit deep house scene were united in a compilation called “In The Dark (The Soul Of Detroit)”. Centered around Rick Wilhite and Marcellus Pittman, the release became a highlight of the season and fell
Rating: 8/10 Techno purists might have difficulties to accept this record. I was puzzled before and still am, to take a position whether it’s a terrific or terrible record. Because, in spite of some features of a heavily pumping floor burner, it bears a distinct softer side when trance fairies
In a blind test, I would bet on Detroit and unreleased material by the city’s established producers, for example from “In The Dark” community. In fact, Kiji Suedo comes from Osaka, Japan, and (re)produces genuinely sounding Detroit beatdown on “Hosek EP”. The artist follows up his debut album “Riot”, which
For a change, Detroit’s electro eminence Keith Tucker delves into the world of techno, applying his Optic Nerve alias for an EP of kaleidoscopic sounds. Consistently paced at 140 BPM, the four-tracker “Fragments” opens with the dynamic dash “Linear Motion”, which recalls Kraftwerk’s Tour de France themes. Darker shades appear
SYNTH POP/BIG BEAT *** Coloba – Death of Nathaniel York EP (self-released) Coloba hails from Uruguay and is a project by the rock guitarist Javi who’s fond of electronic music. A few tracks are big beat derivatives and the title cut expresses melancholic sadness with the language of electronics.
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 acid