Post Tagged with: "Detroit Techno"

Maelstrom :: ALPH4 (Central Processing Unit)

A finely executed EP that contorts itself around rugged electro-techno of yesteryear, but with an updated machined pulse. Maelstrom (aka Joan-Mael Péneau) delivers an action packed 7-track extended player for the well oiled Sheffield-based CPU imprint. Through each piece you’ll find pistons firing at all angles, Detroit influences spread across acidic electro forms (“VZNEITIT”), and […]

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Pollux Rose :: Daisy (Numb Capsule)

A myriad of broken beats, and scorched (Detroit-infused) electro are welded with technical precision. Along the way, Pollux Rose unleashes pounding bass with classic braindance ferocity. Heading into this new album with open ears, Numb Capsule continue to adhere to mind-bending and off-center electronic works—here Greece-based Nikolaos Mouchalempis delivers eight songs at maximum force. A myriad […]

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Floorplan :: Victorious (M-Plant)

Victorious is a stripped down and speedy yet lush and embracing house music, where the Word is the seed element. Robert Hood, a demiurge of Detroit techno, now residing in Alabama, is also a man of strong Christian faith. As Floorplan, he strives to fulfill the mission revealed to him in an epiphany, “to deliver this message, the […]

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Adam Jay :: Corpora (Detroit Underground)

Robust modular electro that pushes old-school dynamics into new territory. Robust modular electro that pushes old-school dynamics into new territory—Adam Jay employs rugged low-end as he punishes nearby bassbins on Corpora. A dozen danceable rhythms and Detroit techno washes rumble about, yet Corpora gravitates towards experimental, acid and fine-cut electro at its center. At times […]

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TAPE :: Transmissions 5

Time for more tips from the world of cassette releases. As always, there’s so much amazing music out there—with a few favorites from various musical genres featured below. These are all available on digital and other formats too so, if you’ve yet to dust off your old Sony Walkman, there’s no excuse but to delve […]

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ONE ELECTRONICA :: Northern Waveforms

The formation of One Electronica is allowing that network of talent across Ireland to grow, giving Belfast a new club night and introducing the faithful to some a new and interesting sounds. A few years back I fancied a return to University, almost five years ago to be exact. Ireland was still flourishing and “mature” students, […]

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Robert Hood :: Motor: Nighttime World 3 (Music Man)

As EDM fever reigns supreme and vast festivals bang out maximal dance insanity—a true innovator of American electronic music quietly releases some of his best material yet and proves there’s still some proper soul left in the system. [Release page] There’s an incredible stat within the press release accompanying this CD: ‘40% of the land […]

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Kryptic Universe :: JC Michigan EP (Lockertmatik)

[Clone release page] Dub Techno is a strange beast. For those of you unsure of what this creature is: let me explain. Dub Techno is a predominantly German creation. Slow, or low, beats, bubbling undercurrents and an overall soft aspect. Sort of like club oriented ambient music, leaning more to the club. Echospace would be […]

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FBK :: Antithesis (diametric.)

Engaging and entrancing, Kennedy sets sounds running and moulds them. Like a piece of clay on a potter’s wheel, FBK shapes and curves his sound; damping snares when needed and adding bass. Glasgow is a city for the electronic music fan, arguably it’s the Mecca. Artists from across globe play and DJ in Scotland’s largest […]

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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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