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Alan Lockett :: Dalliance #19 mix

Dalliance #19 is an Ambient Techno mix from igloomag Contributing Editor Alan Lockett, aka MistMaxer albient —latest in a series from Techno’s Outer Limits (July 2017 transmission incoming) Nineteenth in a series of mixes assembling more than a score of dalliers with alliance to Techno’s pulse geared to Outer Limits atmos, Dalliance 19 sees albient […]

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Techno’s Outer Limits :: July 2017

Latest emission in a series from Techno’s Twilight Zone of EPs/12″s and LPs with notes in the margins.   First up, Avian hosts 400ppm for Fit for Purpose, a set of neo-Industrial Techno sketches skulking around a kind of ‘floor functionalism flirting with something vaguely conceptual—‘works to capture the sense of unease and hysteria that fuelled, and continues to fuel the vital countercultural movements that […]

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Techno’s Outer Limits :: December 2016

Last emission of 2016 in a series from Techno’s Twilight Zone of EPs/12″s and LPs with notes in the margins. Porter Ricks’ quasi-mythical status may have grown in the 17 years since their last Symbiotics (Mille Plateaux, 1999), but latest EP, Shadow Boat, shows the myth is merited. FACT mag tags the title track ‘the year’s most labyrinthine, […]

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Techno’s Outer Limits :: October 2016

Latest in a series of emissions from Techno’s Twilight Zone of EPs/12″s and LPs with notes in the margins. Stroboscopic Artefacts‘ updates its Monad series with Monad XXIII, as Charlotte Isabelle ‘deliver a uniquely organic electronic music that seems as if it has been finely aged for years in oak barrels rather than residing on a computer’s hard drive.’ The French duo pursue […]

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Techno’s Outer Limits :: July 2016

Latest emission from Techno’s Twilight Zone of EPs, 12″s & LPs with notes in the margins.  First Italy, where Dino Sabatini has launched the Outis Opera sub-series with a first album since Shaman’s Paths (‘view here), from which Omonimo notably departs; as much on a downtempo and trip-hop tip as on an Italian deep techno template of the type co-designed inter alii with […]

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Techno’s Outer Limits :: February 2016

Latest in a series of emissions from Techno’s Twilight Zone of EPs/12″s and LPs with notes in the margins. SNTS alive! It’s that masked man frightening the children and horses with a ‘darker and non-human side,’ asking: “Who hasn’t ever felt scared of the journey of their own thoughts? That rustling of the leaves around you…” This […]

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ALAN LOCKETT :: Slings the Wooze Anew mix

Revisiting the sound and vision of Slings The Wooze, Igloo’s Alan Lockett, aka Mist-maxer albient, Slings the Wooze Anew with more than a score of exponents of blurred ambience, FX-drenched drone and electronic aethers new, renewed, and re-viewed, strung into wondrous wooze—all but opening keynote throwback-bite fresh from this year and last. Artists: 36, Alva Noto, Benoît […]

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V/A :: V.A. 1 (La Beauté Du Négatif)

Machine music that moves with emotion and dancefloor rhythm. Small fish growing fat on a big sound. I actively seek out small labels. That isn’t to say I shy away from bigger imprints. I don’t. But once a label, or artist, reach a certain popularity I feel that my words just sink into an ever […]

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Neel :: Phobos (Spectrum Spools)

A single hour-long deep space navigation through a void not so much magnificent as downright angsty and alien. Giuseppe Tillieci, aka Neel, has been a DJ and engineer for some time now, accruing a reputation as a mastering engineer behind the sound design of some of the more questing techno releases on the likes of […]

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Electric Deluxe :: US Weekend / Jeff Derringer EP

Electric Deluxe hit the US for the weekend Tour of May 23-24. The label hosts the opening party of Movement Detroit, linked to the launch of Jeff Derringer‘s Beat to Quarters EP. Electric Deluxe hit the US for the weekend Tour of May 23-24. The label hosts the opening party of Movement Detroit, linked to […]

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Techno’s Outer Limits :: April 2014

First in a series of postcards from the edge—a snapshot of Techno’s twilight zone of EPs/12″s.   First up, from the darker recesses of the ‘floor Raster Noton doesn’t reach, cerebral thumpers, Stroboscopic Artefacts, and questing curator Lucy, bring Chevel’s One Month Off EP. A reprise for Treviso-based Dario Tronchin, whose I EP inaugurated SA’s Monad series, […]

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Donato Dozzy & Nuel :: The Aquaplano Sessions (Spectrum Spools)

Over the course of its eight Aqua-referencing tracks, Dozzy and Nuel resuscitate the spirits of Ambient Techno with a craft rarely seen in an age of fad gadgetry and bandwagon-jumping. Material retrieved from the near-past from Italian techno specialist, Donato ‘Dozzy’ Scaramuzzi–recently dubbed one of ‘three lynchpins of contemporary Italian techno,’ (cf. Dino Sabatini and […]

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