Articles By: Cory Perla

MOVEMENT 2015 :: Visual archive

Walking into Detroit’s Movement Festival can be electrifying. Six stages with acts that range from techno to hip hop, and house; fans of every shape size and origin; and artists mingling with those fans is what is there to be found in Hart Plaza—a park in Downtown Detroit that was seemingly built for exactly the […]

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Terekke :: Yyyyyyyyyy (L.I.E.S.)

Brandishing what could probably be several thousand light-years worth of outer space as the cover of the record, Yyyyyyyyyy is lost, curious, and questioning, as the title screams. [Release page] There is a weird sort of contrast going on in Terekke, aka Brooklyn producer Matt Gardner’s image. On the one hand, he’s a rookie producer breaking […]

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Baaz :: What About Talk About #1 (Office)

The influence of American music, Detroit techno in particular, is evident across all of Baaz’s many releases including his latest What About Talk About #1, which marks the debut release from his own label, Office Recordings. [Release page] The world is no longer bound by region. House producer Baaz knows this. The 30-year-old musician, real […]

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Somatic Responses :: Android Affair EP (Subspec)

For fans of Somatic Responses, Android Affair will be no surprise. Chalk it up as another solid EP that helps fill the gap between their last two records and opens the door for whatever comes next for the highly influential team from Wales. You can tell just by listening to the music of Somatic Responses that […]

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Claro Intelecto :: Reform Club (Delsin)

It becomes clear that the “reform” in Reform Club points not only toward tighter, slicker production but also to the combination of tech house and dub oriented beats that has evolved so much since his 2008 release Metanarrative. There are multi-insturmentalists in the more physical world of music but in the world of electronic music […]

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Lone :: Garden Galaxy (R & S)

Lone acts as a guide through a futuristic, intergalactic rainforest full of Avatar-like creatures and massive landscapes. Even without the aid of song titles, the tracks lead the listener through a fantastical digital jungle of glowing waterfall drops, spliced African drums, flowing rivers of binary code, and massive caverns of glimmering stalactite tones. I’ve played […]

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