Drumcomplex & Roel Salemink – Crossing Borders LP

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Veteran Dutch techno producers Drumcomplex and Roel Salemink recently unleashed their collaborative alabum 'Crossing Borders' on Intec Digital, and it's quite the ride we must say... Built around grooves reminiscent of Spektre, Carl Cox and Mauro Picotto, sonic synth waves with a progressive twist and snarling basslines, 'Crossing Borders' has become a both creatively as … [Read more...]

BnB Promo Pool #61

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Zeitgeber, Guy J, Spherical Coordinates, Marco Bailey, Anthony Rother and others are getting the review treatment in this edition of our Promo Pool, just so you know what's on offer at record stores this season. Servent - Metal Server (Downstream) Damon Vallero returns to his Servent guise for the next EP on his own Downstream label. Like his previous releases, this … [Read more...]

AnD – Cosmic Microwave Background

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It's been out a week already, but if you haven't heard AnD's brutal debut album on Electric Deluxe yet, here's why you should. They're without any doubt one of the more intriguing acts in techno these days due to a series of hard hitting releases and live performances. We're talking AnD, a duo with a penchant for uncompromising, complex and utterly dark and psychotic techno … [Read more...]

Late Night Tales presents Automatic Soul

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The timing couldn't be any better: the summer season's behind us and cold days are heading our direction, so what better way to chase away the autumn blues with a strong dose of smooth and warm soul music? There isn't! "But there's countless, literally countless classic soul compilations out there already, so why would I bother to check this one?" we hear you ask. A fair … [Read more...]

Review: Christian Smith – Stranger Than Paradise

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Marking the twentieth anniversary of his tastemaking techno label Tronic, label honcho Christian Smith presents his third LP to date, following up to the highly acclaimed 'Director's Cut' (2010), and 'Omakase' (2013) albums. The 10-track 'Stranger Than Paradise' sees the producer laying down his trademarked house and progressive-tinged sound while also exploring new grounds … [Read more...]