Tag Archive: single

MRSK, Gunwar

Martin Skogehall brings his MRSK to Crime City Disco for an unexpected jaunt away from his usual tough techno sound.

Larsson, Close To The River EP

Larsson’s Close To The River EP succeeds where its predecessors have fallen, integrating latent dub influences into strong house frameworks.

Steven Tang, Leaving the Physical World

Leaving the Physical World, Steven Tang’s follow-up 12″ for Smallville, feels a bit more limber and carefree than his full-length for the label.

Jeff Derringer, Beat to Quarters

In nautical terms, a “beat to quarters” was a loud drum pattern designed to signal a ship’s crew to prepare for battle. Given the historical background, this new EP from Jeff Derringer is a suitably brutal affair.

Marco Bernardi, Floating EP

Marco Bernardi follows EPs for modern UK-house brands Hypercolour and Futureboogie with a disc for the rather more appropriate and low-key label Happy Skull, a venture of locally renowned DJs and enthusiasts of the underground the Kelly Twins.

Hotel Lauer, Brudis

Hotel Lauer, the duo of Philip Lauer and his brother Jacob, makes their debut on Live At Robert Johnson with the arpeggiated and infectious Brudis.

Beneath, Vobes EP

On the Vobes EP, Beneath continues to contrast UK funky rhythms and pitch black atmospheres on four lessons in experimental brutalism for PAN.

Donato Dozzy & Tin Man, Acid Test 09

Each of Acid Test 09‘s three tracks finds Donato Dozzy and Tin Man playing to their strengths with a leisurely attitude.

Various Artists, Detroit Beatdown Vol. 2 The Final EP

Dormant since 2008, Third Ear Recordings’ Detroit Beatdown various artist series returns for one last hurrah on Detroit Beatdown Vol. 2 The Final EP, featuring Mike Clark, Rick Wade, DJ T-1000, and Scott Ferguson.

Jonsson/Alter, Brevet Hem

Jonsson/Alter celebrate the poppiness of last year’s “Brevet Hem” with a 7″ containing “Radio” and dub mixes that will tickle their biggest fans.

Vladislav Delay, Ripatti03

The opiate fog hanging over those Vladislav Delay Chain Reaction release lifted a while ago, but Ripatti03 is hyperactive even by Kuopio‘s tightly wound standards.

DVS1, Lost Myself

Having finally reached the point where he’s “finding the pleasure in writing music,” DVS1 returns to his HUSH imprint for Lost Myself.

DJ Koze, Amygdala Remixes II

Following reworks by Matthew Herbert and Efdemin, the second shift crew of Roman Flügel and Robag Wruhme continue to wring magic from DJ Koze’s originals at the same high caliber as their predecessors.

A Sagittariun, The Jupiter Chronicles EP

A Sagittariun pushes the tempo on The Jupiter Chronicles EP, his first record since 2013′s Dream Ritual LP, with four brilliantly structured tracks expressing an expert appreciation for Detroit techno.

Erika, Hexagon Cloud RMXD 2.0

This second remix package for Erika’s Hexagon Cloud finds Donato Dozzy, Patrick Russell, Outer Space, and Israel Vines taking her originals deeper into space.

Aurora Halal, Passageway

Passageway follows up a split Aurora Halal did with the producer Haron on Dutch label BAKK, and mints the label branch of Mutual Dreaming.

Enchanté, Born Free 8

Born Free 8 possesses similar textural qualities to Enchanté’s previous efforts, but this time he tries house tempos and results in his best work to date.

Pev & Asusu / Pev & Kowton, MMM & Pangaea Remixes

For the first in a series of Livity Sound remix 12″s, the pairing of MMM and Pangaea makes good sense, due to their shared affinity for body-block sonic warmth and efficiency.

Dego And Kaidi, Dego And Kaidi

Breakbeat pioneers Dego & Kaidi provide four fingerwaggingly funky and achingly poignant tracks, with rhythms to bend you out of shape, and a cool, glowing soul that’s characteristic of Eglo’s sound.

Garnier, AF 0490

Like Gerd’s Geeeman project, Laurent Garnier’s AF 0490 applies a big-room approach to its stripped-down, utilitarian inspiration.