Post Tagged with: "Bunker"

Andreas Gehm :: The Worst Of Andreas Gehm (Solar One Music)

Posthumous releases are a curious thing, and Andreas Gehm has already had a handful. The Worst of Andreas Gehm is more than just a release, it’s a tribute to a man who made some cracking music and came sad end, a tribute from the labels and friends he worked with, the completing of a promise. […]

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TH ± Tar Hallow :: From the blackened pits

The Netherlands does electronics well. In spite of its size Holland is a heartland of machine music. Clone. Bunker. Crème Organization. Viewlexx. Bordello A Parigi. And the list goes on. From this fecund ground comes a new imprint, TH ± Tar Hallow. The Rotterdam label, founded by Thano Papadopoulos, notes the above labels as having […]

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The Exaltics :: Past, present, future (Video interview)

Welcome to something new we’re going to be doing at Igloo Magazine, Video Interviews. To inaugurate this new series we’ve been fortunate enough to tempt Robert Witschakowski (aka The Exaltics) away from his machines to have a chat with us. Many of you will know Rob for his releases on labels like Bunker, Shipwrec and […]

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Perseus Traxx :: The Magic Garden (Titanic City)

Thick and meaty rhythms, synthesizer spite mellowed by moments of lush pads. Titanic City’s latest press release claims that the new addition to their roster needs no introduction. The Belfast label is probably right. Nigel Rogers, aka Perseus Traxx, has furnished labels like Bunker, M>O>S and Chiwax with his brand of house music. Rogers ferocious […]

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Andreas Gehm :: Universe / I Don’t Care (Lower Parts)

Andreas Gehm is a modern Acid, with a capital A, stalwart. Greece has entered new political territory. New Democracy are well and truly out and Syriza well and truly in. Commentators are whirring out possibilities. Hope and uncertainty drip from lips. The climate of cuts created widespread hardship, pushing people to brink, forcing families into […]

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Hadamard :: Ass in Bass EP (Elektronische Werke Part 3) (Solar One Music)

Straight up mechanized Ghettotech. Janko Bartelink, aka Hadamard, has quite a sporadic releasing character. Over the years he has clocked up 12”s and albums for the likes of Bunker, Transient Force and Mighty Robot Recordings. But regularity has never been a strong point. Nevertheless, Hadamard has traversed a range of styles; from spaced out electronics […]

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The Exaltics :: Some Other Place Vol 2 (Clone)

With releases on some of the premier labels of electronics, Solar One Music steadily growing and his own machine skills getting ever greater recognition, 2014 is proving to be the year of The Exaltics. I’ve been lucky enough to have been covering the releases of Robert Witschakowski (aka The Exaltics) for some time now. He […]

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Q-Chip :: Difference That Makes A Difference EP (Solar One Music)

Dancefloors disintegrate under extreme electrical currents, melodies contort and harmonies twist as the convulsive treatment is administered by the inhumane Q-Chip. Google Q-Chip. You won’t find an Electro artist. No. Instead you’ll end up at a pharmaceutical company in Cardiff. Not what you’re after? Don’t worry. Little is known about Q-Chip, his (if it is […]

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Operator Tracey / Perseus Traxx :: Nothing To Do With Us / Across The North Sea (Future Flash)

Over the last few years has seen a wave of dark murky distorted House. Labels like Crème, L.I.E.S. and Bunker have created a platform for these black and introspective Chicago mutations. One of the standout starlets of the scene is Nigel Rogers (aka Perseus Traxx). The UK artist has released a spread of coarse 808 […]

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The Exaltics :: The Rise and Fall / The Great Escape (Crème Organization / Panzerkreuz)

Dripping corrosive 90s venom from 303 knobs shaved into piercing points The Exaltics menace and ultimately attack. Electronic excellence. Robert Witschakowski has enjoyed quite the rise. As The Exaltics this Germany based artist has been responsible for some of the best Electro released in recent years. His trademark raw sound has allowed Witschakowski to push […]

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Perseus Traxx :: Goddesses of Inspiration (Flight Recorder)

Brandishing jagged edges of House, Rogers saws even further, the UK artist contaminating and poisoning with a brutalised version of the sound. Toughened and tight from Perseus Traxx. Nigel Rogers (aka Perseus Traxx) has a terrifying output. The UK artist, releasing for just over three years, has clocked up a dizzying number of 12”s on imprints […]

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Ekman :: M.S.P. (Solar One Music)

Ekman’s isolated compositions resemble the sounds of VC-118A or Gosub, that methodical removal of the human element to allow the machine to dominate. Ekman (aka Roel Dijcks) has quickly gained recognition. The Dutch artist immediately caught people’s attention with his first EP on Panzerkreuz, a jarring industrialized acid flavor. Since then, Ekman has been picked […]

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JT Stewart :: Ophelia EP (Echovolt)

JT Stewart’s Ophelia is a complex EP that blurs the borders of not only House and Techno, but of floor and headphone. With so much blatant replication dominating new releases it’s refreshing to see both label and artist testing the boundaries. [Releases page] Electronics in the US seems to run at two speeds. There are those […]

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Myriadd :: The Way We Were (Signals)

The Way We Were sees Signals return to the floor following the Ambient excellence of Four Hands and Zoviet France*. House sounds circle the 10” with utters of Techno coming into play. Two intelligent pieces of machine music that will fit the floor of any decent sweaty den. [Release page] The weak Summer sun of […]

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